Faculty members are employees of the University and receive dedicated time and resources to perform scholarly work, travel to present their work at professional conferences, and opportunities to pursue specialty certification and faculty practice. Faculty promotion opportunities are available for all ranks. Qualifications for the appointment stream faculty positions include an earned doctorate (DNP or Ph.D.), and RN licensure in Pennsylvania. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are particularly interested in individuals who can demonstrate potential for scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and engaging diverse students.
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Assistant Professor – A) An earned doctorate (DNP or Ph.D.) in nursing or a related field is required. B) Certification as an AGACNP. C) Evidence of excellence in clinical practice and potential for excellence in classroom teaching. D) Demonstrated expertise in the area of nursing or expertise in a related substantive area. E) Evidence of potential to produce scholarly work.
Associate Professor – A) An earned doctorate (DNP or Ph.D.) in nursing or a related field. B) Certification as an AGACNP. C) Evidence of excellence in clinical and classroom teaching. D) Evidence of sustained scholarly productivity in a substantive area as indicated by publications, grants, or any other validating material. E) Expertise recognized at the national/international level.
Professor – A) An earned doctorate (DNP or Ph.D.) in nursing or a related field B) Certification as an AGACNP. C) Evidence of sustained excellence as a teacher (clinical and classroom). D) Evidence of sustained scholarly productivity in a substantive area as indicated by publications, external grants, or any other validating material. E) Expertise recognized at the national/international level with sustained knowledge and leadership in an area of specialty. F) Demonstrates sustained commitment to community services related to areas of professional expertise.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, founded in 1939, 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 is where students and faculty go to change the world. The school is ranked 7th in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research dollars awarded to public universities and 12th among combined public and private universities. The MSN program at Pitt is ranked 7th in the “Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs” ranking by U.S. News & World Report. The DNP program ranked 7th in the 2023 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools”, and the BSN program ranked 15th by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing” programs. QS World Report by subject ranks the school 21st in the world.
The University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, as well as an ...elected member of the Association of American Universities, an invitation-only organization of 61 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.