Eberly Professor of Nursing - Endowed Chair

Title:  Nursing: Eberly Professor of Nursing - Endowed Chair
Vacancy#:  54236
Department: College of Nursing
Campus Location: University Park
Announce Start Date:  October 22, 2014
Closing End Date: Until Filled

The College of Nursing at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) invites nominations and applications for the endowed Robert E. and Elouise R. Eberly Professor of Nursing position. This senior faculty position will be held by a nationally recognized leader in nursing with a state of the art research program that contributes to the advancement of nursing science. Faculty will teach in their area of specialty and advance a program of independent research in their area of interest. Candidates whose research interests relate to areas of sleep, gerontology or children/adolescents’ health are encouraged to apply. We offer competitive salaries.

Penn State College of Nursing is among the top nursing schools in the country in NIH funding with robust programs of research in such areas as end of life care, dementia and delirium in the elderly, palliative care, heart failure, sleep, child and adolescent health, and organizational change in complex systems. The College of Nursing is home to one of the eight John A. Hartford Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence in the country. The College’s graduate program is ranked in the top 10% of nursing schools nationwide according to the US News and World Report offering a diverse array of master’s options, a PhD program focused on the development of nurse scientists and a new DNP program offered on-line through Penn State’s World Campus.

Successful candidates will have a master’s degree in nursing and an earned doctorate at the time of employment. Applicants should have a strong history of scholarly research commensurate with their experience, the potential for attracting extramural funding, and a documented commitment to teaching and outreach. Excellent opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaboration with other faculty in the College of Health and Human Development, the College of Education, the College of Medicine, and several academic centers within the University. Additional information can be found at www.nursing.psu.edu. We are seeking a colleague who is interested in contributing to the diversity mission of the College and the University. For more information on the framework to Foster Diversity at Penn State, please go to: www.equity.psu.edu.  Penn State recognizes and is supportive of dual career situations.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please direct questions, nominations, and informal inquiries to: Lorah Dorn, RN, PhD, Professor of Nursing, at dun@psu.edu or phone: 814-867-1917 and indicate “Eberly Professor of Nursing search # 54236” in subject line of email correspondence.  To be considered, candidates must apply and complete an on-line application at http://psu.jobs/Search/Opportunities.html (see vacancy job # 54236) and upload (1) a cover letter describing interests and qualifications, and preferred start date, and (2) a curriculum vita.    

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

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Job URL: https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#54236