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Chair, Department of Health Promotion & Development

Employer
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
Location
15261, Pittsburgh (US)
Salary
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Date posted
Jun 19, 2024

Job Details

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is seeking candidates for the Chair of the Department of Health Promotion and Development.

The Department of Health Promotion and Development (HPD) houses the Family (Individual Across the Lifespan), Pediatric, Neonatal, and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Midwife areas of concentration; courses in Maternity, Pediatrics, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Genetics and Nutrition; and faculty conducting research and scholarship in these areas.

Minimum Qualifications for consideration:

  • Qualify for tenure
  • Qualify for the rank of an Associate Professor or Professor

Associate Professor: A) An earned doctorate in nursing or a field related to the research foci within the School of Nursing is required. B) Evidence of an impactful program of research that is nationally recognized. C) Evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring and contributing to a learning environment that values inclusivity. D) Evidence of or potential for leadership in the field.

o   Professor: A) An earned doctorate in nursing or a field related to the research foci within the School of Nursing is required. B) Evidence of a sustained and impactful program of research that is internationally recognized. C) Evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring and contributing to a learning environment that values inclusivity. D) Evidence of leadership in the field.

  • Be licensed or eligible to be licensed in nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Can provide evidence of performing or potential to perform administrative responsibilities related to managing academic and curricular activities and providing an environment where faculty are successful.
  • Have a program of research that is in alignment with one or more of the research foci within the School of Nursing. The current research foci within the School of Nursing include Digital Health, Genomics, Cancer Survivorship, Aging and Gerontology, Sleep and Circadian Science, Health Services and Policy, Maternal/Perinatal and Reproductive Health, and Nursing Education.

Competitive salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The deadline for submission of application materials is September 15, 2024.  Candidates should apply online at https://www.join.pitt.edu/ and search for requisition number: 24004631. 

For more information on the School of Nursing, visit www.nursing.pitt.edu.  

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

 

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Established in 1939, the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is one of the oldest programs in baccalaureate and doctoral education in nursing in the United States. As one of the nation’s distinguished schools of nursing, the resources of the school constitute an invaluable asset for the intellectual, scientific, and economic enrichment of health care in Pennsylvania, the nation, and throughout the world.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing receives millions of dollars in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding each year; and receives top rankings from several organizations – current rankings include:

  • 13th in NIH funding among public and private universities
  • 11th (tie) best Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program by US News & World Report, specialty rankings include:
    • 2nd ranked Nurse Anesthesia DNP 
    • 5th ranked Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner DNP
  • 14th (tie) Best Online Nursing Master’s (MSN) program by US News & World Report
  • 10th best Bachelor of Science in Nursing program by US News & World Report
  • 28th in the world by QS World University Rankings by subject
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