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Medical-Surgical Nursing Assistant/Associate Professor

Apply now Job no: 492469
Work type: Tenure track faculty
Location: Chester
Categories: Faculty

School of Nursing

Assistant/Associate Medical Surgical Nursing Faculty

Widener University School of Nursing seeks a faculty member for a full-time, tenure-track or clinical track, 10-month position on the Chester, PA campus, beginning fall semester of 2020. The School of Nursing’s unique, powerhouse programs serve the needs of nurses at all stages of their career. Bachelors, masters and doctoral programs (DNP and PhD) are offered online and/or in person at our Main Campus in Chester, PA and in Harrisburg, PA. Experiential learning, rigorous academics, and civic engagement are the hallmarks of the SON programs. The SON is designated as an NLN Center of Nursing Excellence for Advancing the Science of Nursing Education. Students and faculty have opportunities to learn and practice in the Widener Community Nursing Clinic.

Responsibilities: The incumbent will primarily teach in the undergraduate accelerated program, with an emphasis on medical surgical nursing, pathophysiology and pharmacology and related areas with the opportunity to teach across programs. Faculty will engage in clinical practice/scholarship, participate in the shared governance system of the School of Nursing and University, and mentor students across programs,

Qualifications: Required qualifications include an earned doctorate (research or practice) in nursing or related field; a master’s degree in nursing, licensure as a registered nurse in the United States, and eligibility for licensure in Pennsylvania; a minimum of three years of clinical experience in a medical-surgical nursing environment.

Preferred qualifications include evidence of three (3) years of teaching at the BSN level and evidence of a program of research/scholarship.

Appointment to a tenure-earning line requires a research doctorate.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and full contact information for three professional references, including candidate’s association with references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Only those selected to interview will be contacted. 

Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation, and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive University, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law School located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the University, please visit our website at


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