Assistant Professor
Wilkes University 15 reviews - Wilkes-Barre, PA

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Wilkes University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program. The School of Nursing offers degree programs on the undergraduate and graduate level, with all graduate level programs being offered fully online. It's Bachelor's and Master's Programs are accredited by CCNE.The successful candidate is responsible for online instruction in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and DNP programs. The candidate will also be responsible for university and School of Nursing committee participation, scholarship, and academic advising.

A master's degree with a major in nursing, plus an earned doctorate or clinical doctorate in nursing (PhD, DNS, DNSe, DNP) is required. The candidate must also hold advanced practice certification as a nurse practitioner in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and an unencumbered RN license in the state of Pennsylvania or be eligible for RN licensure in Pennsylvania. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in online education, a record of success in scholarship, participation in community and university service, and student advising. In addition, the successful candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively.

Integration of technology in nursing education is also essential. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2400 students at the undergraduate level and over 2,000 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.To apply, visit and click "Jobs at Wilkes".

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

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Wilkes University is a premier, nonsectarian liberal arts university located in northeastern Pennsylvania. One of the largest private...