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Full-Time Clinical Faculty: School of Nursing

Quinnipiac University
North Haven, Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 28, 2023

Job Details


Quinnipiac University's School of Nursing invites applicants who are dynamic clinicians and educators for a full-time 12-month clinical track faculty position. The successful candidate will be a doctorally-prepared Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who will lead the SON’s new PMHNP program. The candidate will have experience in curriculum development, as well as expertise in teaching nurse practitioner students in online and hybrid environments. The candidate may also support mental health nursing courses within the SON’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

The successful candidate will be able to contribute to the university’s strategic initiatives and its’ commitment to advancing inclusive excellence and will support our pledge to recruit and educate a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. The university is committed to preparing students for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating a diverse and inclusive community, driving positive change, and improving our well-being in our communities while fostering lifelong connections.

We are a highly collaborative and supportive community that is committed to high quality educational experience, advancing diversity in all areas and provide faculty members with:
  • A structured orientation
  • An assigned faculty mentor.
  • Regular workshops by the university’s Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Opportunities to work with nationally recognized faculty and staff
  • Generous support for conference attendance and professional development
  • Support for University and school grant applications for faculty research or curricular innovations
  • A culture of community, teamwork, and professionalism
  • A climate that values diversity and inclusion
This is a full-time, 12-month clinical track faculty positions within the School of Nursing.

About the School:

The School of Nursing serves a total of 1100 graduate and undergraduate students. Faculty and staff work with colleagues in our Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and all schools across campus to create innovative interprofessional educational experiences that prepare students for today's health care challenges. The Center is located at our North Haven, CT campus and encompasses 325,000 square feet designed for collaborative learning including 48 pro-section stations, 16 standardized patient rooms, an exceptional health sciences library, 7 high-fidelity simulation rooms including 2 ORs and a PACU, health assessment and skills labs, advanced diagnostic imaging equipment and classrooms outfitted with the latest technology. As one of 16 schools in the nation with holistically endorsed programs, we emphasize the social, emotional, spiritual, and psychological aspects of care, as well as the physical, throughout our nursing curriculum.

We offer traditional and accelerated second degree programs at the baccalaureate level. At the graduate level, our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) prepares baccalaureate graduates to become nurse practitioners specializing in adult-gerontology or families; an online MSN prepares RNs for careers in mid-level management and includes quality improvement, fiscal management, human resources, and informatics. Our post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) online programs are designed for nurses seeking advanced leadership skills or specialized population-based care.

To find out more about our School of Nursing, please visit

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls more than 9,500 students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as both a best-value school and a top national university, and has also earned recognition in Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit . Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter and Instagram @QuinnipiacU.


  • Teaching intensive, clinical track nursing faculty position, responsible for educating primarily graduate students in a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program
  • Serve as director of the school’s Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program
  • Support curriculum development and evaluation
  • Flexibility to teach on campus, on line and in hybrid delivery formats
  • Serve as an academic faculty advisor and mentor
  • Engage in service to the school, university, and the profession
  • Potential for engagement in scholarly agenda
  • Participate in faculty development
  • Engage in the School of Nursing’s strategic plan
  • Actively participate in the School of Nursing community

Education Requirements:

  • Required: unencumbered RN license in Connecticut
  • Required: doctoral degree in nursing or related field
  • Required: certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


  • Recent relevant clinical practice
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • Service to profession or community
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, and contact information for three references on the application form. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
  • A thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in, qualifications for, and a description of how your clinical and teaching expertise will contribute to the undergraduate programs
  • Additionally, describe any expertise in curriculum development related to equity, diversity, and social justice in nursing and how you will incorporate diversity into teaching or service in this position.
Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.

Advertised: August 16, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:


Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational university in Hamden, CT where students engage in an educational experience that’s both personal and challenging from faculty who care deeply about student outcomes. We offer a diverse range of programs and courses, including our industry-leading dual-degree programs, to approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 2,700 graduate, law and medical students.

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