The Helen S. Breidegam School of Nursing and Public Health at
Moravian University is seeking a qualified applicant for a full
time, tenure track position to provide support for its rapidly
expanding programs. This position is for a nine (9) month
appointment, to teach in the areas of Psychiatric-Mental Health and
The successful candidate will teach courses required for
undergraduate and accelerated BSN students. Effective teaching,
community engagement, and student interaction are essential. The
faculty member will be expected to teach and serve within the
belief of an integrated liberal, professional, and civic engagement
arts tradition. The nursing programs embrace an interdisciplinary,
creative, and innovative approach to health that works towards
advancing health equity and reducing health disparities.
Institution Facts: In 2021, Moravian was
granted university status, another important transition in the
institution's 279-year history. It is an exciting time as we
implement a new strategic plan, develop additional graduate
programs, renew our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and
social justice, and continue our long history of excellent academic
programs in the health fields and contributing to the wellbeing of
the larger community of Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley in
Pennsylvania. It is truly an exciting time to join our team.
The Helen S. Breidegam School of Nursing and Public Health
provides students with an education that blends compassionate art
with scientific inquiry to achieve a transformative education
deeply rooted in a rich liberal arts tradition and a commitment to
the development of new graduate programs and reconceptualize
educational programs from our professional regulatory bodies. The
nursing programs embrace an interdisciplinary, creative, and
innovative approach to health that works towards advancing health
equity and reducing health disparities. Moravian University offers
CCNE accredited undergraduate and graduate programs, including
those for pre-licensure nursing students, Registered Nurses (RN to
BSN), and a 16-month accelerated post-baccalaureate program for
non-nursing graduates. The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
allows students to select from the Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse
Administrator, and Nurse Educator tracks, along with Nurse
Practitioner tracks which prepare students for roles as Family
Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioners in
Acute or Primary Care.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Participates in the governance of the Moravian University
nursing program through the
- Nursing Faculty Organization and its appropriate working
- Implements the program philosophy, conceptual framework, and
content/process instructional plan to ensure integrity of the
- Complies with University and departmental policies regarding
issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows
appropriate reporting requirements.
- Complies with University and departmental policies outlined in
the faculty handbook.
- Serves as academic advisor for nursing students.
- Establishes positive faculty-student relationships with
effective intercultural communications in formal and informal
- Serves as a professional role model for students in the
clinical and classroom settings.
- Recruit, mentor, and evaluate clinical faculty.
- Coordinate appropriate clinical experiences.
Teaching and Scholarship
- Typical teaching load includes teaching 6 courses throughout
- Evaluates student learning outcomes in various classroom and
- Evaluates student performance in accordance with established
standards defined internally by the Nursing Faculty
- Utilizes pedagogies appropriate for a diverse student
population and a pluralistic society.
- Develops a plan for professional growth and maintains a
POTENTIAL ON-THE-JOB RISKS: Cuts and
punctures: caution should be taken when assigned to risk areas.
Assault and battery: security department is available for
assistance. Radiation exposure and chemical and biological hazards:
gloves and protective aprons available.
Applications accepted until the position is filled.
All positions are subject to budget availability.
Education: An earned doctorate or
significant progress towards a doctoral degree preferred. Also a
master's degree with a major in nursing and experience in nursing
education or related clinical experience is required.
Training and Experience: A minimum of two
years of recent clinical experience is required. Demonstrated
previous or current competence as a nursing instructor, with
experience in student advisement preferred. Effective verbal and
written communication required with other faculty, administration,
hospital and clinical agency personnel, visitors, and external
- The individual must be licensed or eligible for professional
nurse licensure in Pennsylvania.
TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should
attach the following to their online application by clicking "Apply
Now": (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three
letters of recommendation; Please attach documents as a single PDF
Moravian University will not sponsor applicants for this
position for a U.S. work visa.
DEI STATEMENT: Moravian University aspires
to be a welcoming community that embraces and values the diversity
of all members of the campus community. Learn more about the Office
for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the DEI Action Plan
Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian
University community. Moravian University does not discriminate
against any person based on actual or perceived race, color, sex,
religion, ancestry, genetic information, national origin, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status,
marital status, age, veteran status, disability, use of guide or
support animals and/or mechanical aids, or any other basis
protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. In
compliance with the requirements of Title IX, Moravian University
does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational
program and activity, including employment.
Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual
harassment and/or sex discrimination in employment:
Leah M. Naso
Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer
210 Colonial Hall
1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics:
Assistant Athletic Director
148 Johnston Hall
1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Civil Rights
100 Penn Square East, Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323
Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can
be anonymous) at www.moravian.edu/titleix. Grievance procedures can
be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and
Non-Discrimination Policy at www.moravian.edu/policy.
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review benefits offered at Moravian University.*
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those
encountered while performing the essential functions of this
The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions,
minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate
Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable
services and accommodation(s) to employees with qualified
disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their
employment, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive and/or
result in undue hardship to the University. Accommodations are
determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and
an interactive interview process that includes the employee's
supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this
process should be directed to Human Resources at email@example.com or
610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at
Moravian University. If this position requires additional or
different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify
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represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully
perform the job.
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Moravian University offers students a private education they
will not find anywhere else: personal attention and preparation for
life with a record of success longer than our nation's history.
Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and offering undergraduate and
graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional
programs, Moravian University has been preparing students for
reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership
in a world of change since 1742. Moravian University is a member of
The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national
consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and
universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal
education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit
moravian.edu to learn more about how the Moravian University focus
on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.
Moravian University is an equal opportunity employer valuing
diversity and encouraging individuals from under-represented
populations to apply. EOE