Assistant /Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Assistant /Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Health Sciences

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Holy Family University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, with a start date of August 2023.  Appointment at the Associate Professor level will be considered with appropriate credentials and experience.  With a focus on baccalaureate nursing education, this full-time position includes teaching in accordance to best practices, advising students, and maintaining an active program of clinical scholarship/research.

All employees must understand the mission of Catholic higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive)

  • Develops, teaches, and evaluates assigned courses.
  • Integrates simulation activities and technology into teaching assignments.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of school policies.
  • Assumes responsibility for serving as course coordinator as appropriate.
  • Actively participates in nursing councils and standing or ad hoc task forces and committees.
  • Actively formulates and implements a plan of teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuing education and professional development.
  • Actively participates in school and university affairs, community activities, and professional organizations.
  • Participates in the implementation of university objectives and policies.
  • Promotes public relations with community institutions.
  • Teaches a minimum of 24 credits/year.
  • Remains current in nursing practice specific to area of specialty.


  • Master’s degree in Nursing required. Doctorate degree (PhD, DNP) in Nursing preferred.
  • Hold a current, unrestricted registered nurse license in Pennsylvania, or eligible to secure Pennsylvania RN license.
  • Strong record of clinical nursing practice, leadership, and experience teaching in an academic nursing program.
  • Medical-surgical expertise preferred, other specialties considered.
  • Possess excellent teaching skills, an active scholarly agenda, and a willingness to participate in student advising and campus service.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement about teaching and research interest, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.