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Clinical & Classroom Teaching Positions

Available Positions

Nurse-Midwifery

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has an immediate opening for a full time Lecturer.  Applicant must have credentials  and experience in nurse-midwifery.

Master’s degree and certification in nurse-midwifery is essential. Terminal degree in nursing (PhD or DNP) is preferred.  Candidates should have a strong background in practice and teaching  nurse-midwifery, and a strong record of teaching in an undergraduate and / or graduate-level program in nursing. 

The candidate will teach courses in the Department of Family and Community Health in the School of Nursing.  Some administrative duties will also be assigned.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has an immediate opening for a full-time Lecturer.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with a doctoral degree in Nursing and a current Pennsylvania license as a Registered Nurse with a National Certification in Nurse Anesthesia. The candidate should have expertise in teaching strategies including the ability to plan specific course content objectives, select readings that are consistent with these objectives, create meaningful student evaluation methods, develop and deliver lecture content and utilize other innovative teaching methods, in addition to facility with learning management systems such as Canvas and simulation. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; will mentor and advise undergraduate, masters and DNP students. Nurse anesthesia practice and teaching (or formal education in teaching) experience required.

The candidate will teach in the Department of Biobehavioral Health in the School of Nursing.

Nursing Care of the Older Adult and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has an immediate opening for a full-time Simulation Education Specialist, Lecturer N.  Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited institution and a current PA RN license required. Candidate should have a strong background in healthcare simulation, preferably at the undergraduate level. Must have experience in various instructional technologies (Laerdal, B-Line, Canvas, learning management platforms).

Ability to develop simulation scenarios, pre and post assignments, high-stakes assessments, and evaluation tools according to the INACSL Standards of Best Practice. Provides oversight, mentorship, and evaluation of clinical simulation instructors for each assigned course. Evaluates educational outcomes of each simulated experience.

The candidate will teach in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences in the School of Nursing.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has an immediate opening for a part-time Lecturer.  Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with a doctoral degree in Nursing and a current Pennsylvania license as a Registered Nurse with a National Certification in Nurse Anesthesia. The candidate should have expertise in teaching strategies including the ability to plan specific course content objectives, select readings that are consistent with these objectives, create meaningful student evaluation methods, develop and deliver lecture content and utilize other innovative teaching methods, in addition to facility with learning management systems such as Canvas and simulation. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; will mentor and advise undergraduate, masters and DNP students. Nurse anesthesia practice and teaching (or formal education in teaching) experience required.  The candidate will teach in the Department of Biobehavioral Health in the School of Nursing.

Family or Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurses
Family or Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurses interested in a part-time clinical teaching opportunity at the junior level in the BSN/MSN program. This seven-week course is offered in October, November, March, and April and focuses on the nursing care of children with acute and chronic health problems and their families. Clinical teachers usually work 12 hours per week and most sections meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, although other days or evenings may be negotiated. Previous work experience at CHOP preferred.

Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses
Psychiatric Mental-Health Advanced Practice Nurses interested in a part-time clinical teaching opportunity at the senior level in the BSN/MSN program. This seven-week clinical course focuses on the application of theories and principles to persons with psychiatric disorders and their families. Student clinical experiences occur primarily in acute care settings with optional experiences in a variety of primary care, acute, and long-term care settings. In the fall semester (September-October) clinical teachers usually work 16 hours per week and most sections meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, although other days or evenings may be negotiated.

Adult or Family Advance Practice Nurses
Adult or Family Advance Practice Nurses with primary care, home care, or general community health nursing experience interested in a part-time clinical teaching opportunity at the senior level in the BSN/MSN program. This seven-week clinical course focuses on the synthesis of community health nursing theory through provision of nursing care to clients in community settings. Implementation and evaluation of nursing care is emphasized for clients in the community with common functional and physiological problems. In the fall semester (November-December) clinical teachers usually work 16 hours per week and most sections meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, although other days or evenings may be negotiated.

How to Apply

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Requests can also be made via the U.S. Postal Service.
Please mail your current CV and a completed Candidate Routing Sheet .

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