27 days old

Practice Professor Track: Healthcare Administration, Quality & Patient Safety

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, one of 12 Schools in a highly ranked institution, is dedicated to the integration of interdisciplinary research, education, and practice.

The Biobehavioral Health Sciences (BHS) Department in the School of Nursing seeks candidates for an associated faculty position on the non-tenure practice track who will serve as the Director for the Master in Nursing & Healthcare Administration and Health Leadership programs, and Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety graduate minor. Under the direction of the BHS Chair and the Associate Dean for Academic Programs, this position leads the development and evaluation of program curriculum, mentors respective teaching faculty, teaches classes in these content areas, and recommends the admission of and advises graduate students in respective programs. This director will collaborate with other schools within this university to develop opportunities for and coordinate interprofessional-offered dual degree programs or certificates.


We invite individuals prepared at the doctoral level (PhD preferred) to apply to the associated faculty (practice track at the senior ranks of associate or full professor). Healthcare management and fiscal experience is required, and applicants must have content expertise in healthcare leadership, finance, quality and patient safety. Must have experience in academic program leadership, curriculum development/evaluation, academic teaching using multiple modalities (didactic, online) and working with an interprofessional audience of physicians and nurses. Experience in mentoring system-level leadership and quality improvement projects is sought. Strong analytical skills with the ability to assimilate numerous sources of complex information is required. Excellent writing skills are essential. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills needed. Eligibility to be registered as a nurse in the state of PA is required.

Academic teaching experience is required and should meet minimum qualifications for Practice Associate Professor of Nursing:

  • Achieves consistently high-level quality teaching in the discipline of nursing or related sciences via peer review and student evaluations.
  • Identifies and applies creative teaching and evaluation methods within the curricular framework identified by the SON.
  • Demonstrates leadership in curriculum development.
  • Demonstrates excellence in depth and breadth of knowledge in the content being taught.
  • Contributes in significant ways to the design, implementation and evaluation of programmatic educational offerings within the SON.
  • Demonstrates impact in his/her area of expertise through a consistent record of publications, consultations, presentations, and panels at local and regional forums.
  • Demonstrates excellence in student advising and mentoring.
  • Mentors faculty in lecturer positions and/or mentors teaching assistants doing their Teaching Residency requirements.
  • Leads committees and/or task forces within the SON.

Apply online at: https://apply.interfolio.com/78644

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Posted: 2020-09-29 Expires: 2020-10-29

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Practice Professor Track: Healthcare Administration, Quality & Patient Safety

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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