Psych/Mental Health Undergraduate Faculty Position

Jefferson College of Nursing, Dixon Campus
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 6, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Description

The Jefferson College of Nursing is seeking interested faculty with psych/mental health experience to join our team. This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position for Jefferson College of Nursing’s Undergraduate Program, located on our Dixon Campus in Horsham, PA. The primary role of this position is to ensure academic integrity in areas of planning, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum and learning experiences of students in classroom, laboratory/simulation, and clinical settings.

Interested applicants must possess visionary, creative leadership skills to provide implementation of nursing curriculum within the undergraduate program. Responsibilities include: collaborating with faculty for course planning/projections; identifying needed resources; overseeing selection of clinical preceptors and clinical sites; and overseeing student clinical placement and progression. Faculty members collaborate with Chair of Programs, Associate Deans, Dean, and support services to achieve program outcomes.

As a faculty member, the applicant must have enthusiasm for teaching future nurses in the classroom and clinical settings. Faculty members serve as advisors and mentor for students and participate in college meetings and committees. Current practice, scholarship and service to the community are desired. Strong communication and relationship building skills are essential.

Position Requirements

  • Master’s degree in nursing required. Doctoral degree preferred. Candidates who do not have a doctoral degree must be currently enrolled in a doctoral program
  • Eligible/current for licensure to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Psych/Mental Health experience required
  • Previous teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge and skills related to innovative teaching methodologies, curriculum development, evaluation, and supporting students in their journey to become advanced practice nurses or willingness to plan for acquisition of these skills
  • Utilizes contemporary and innovative teaching methodologies in classroom, laboratory/simulation, and clinical settings
  • Serves on College committee(s) as assigned
  • Participates in College and University activities throughout the year
  • Evidence of ongoing clinical competency
  • Participates in professional activities related to area of clinical expertise
  • Participates in scholarly activities, apart from personal academic pursuits
  • Participates in recruitment activities of the College and University
  • Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the Enterprise

This is a salaried position with a generous benefit and retirement program. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience. 

Instructions to apply
1. Please click this link to access Jefferson's job website:  
2. Once you are on the website, please enter the following job ID number to access the position: 9263844

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