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Faculty Position, Jefferson College of Nursing Graduate Family Individual Across Lifespan Program..., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CategoryWork Study
Job typePart Time
CountryUnited States
The Jefferson College of Nursing is seeking interested faculty working 17.5 hours per week (which is less than part-time status) to join our team as we advance our master's and doctoral curriculum. The College also offers post-BSN to DNP programs in a variety of focus areas including community systems administration, nursing informatics, and nurse practitioner tracks.

Interested applicants must possess visionary, creative leadership skills to provide implementation of nursing curriculum within the graduate program. Responsibilities include collaborating with nurse practitioner faculty for course planning/projections, identifying needed resources, and overseeing selection of clinical preceptors and clinical sites, and 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 advanced practice nurses in the classroom, clinical skills and online environment. 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.

The Jefferson College of Nursing at Thomas Jefferson University is accepting applications for full-time employed faculty for the College of Nursing Graduate Family Individual Across the Lifespan program. 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.

The position participates in advising students, curriculum development, program evaluation, teaching in the classroom, evaluation of student achievement in accordance with the mission, core values, and purposes of the College and University.

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


Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) required, Family Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner

Earned doctorate in nursing or related discipline from an accredited college or university required

Eligible/current for licensure to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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

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

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
EmployerAbington Hospital - Jefferson Health