Assistant Professor in Nursing Ethics, tenure-track
The School of Nursing and the Center for Healthcare Ethics invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Nursing Ethics, tenure-track to begin July 1, 2013.
The Interdisciplinary Nursing Ethics Faculty Member will serve in the Duquesne University School of Nursing (SON). He or she will advance the school's mission and reputation in nursing ethics, including the Catholic perspective, in collaboration with and having a joint appointment in the Center for Healthcare Ethics. The Interdisciplinary Nursing Ethics Faculty Member will oversee the development and implementation of the online Interdisciplinary Nursing Ethics certificate and major.
The successful candidate will ideally possess the following qualifications and expertise:
- PhD (philosophy, theology, healthcare ethics, or equivalent)
- Preferably five years of academic experience
- Strong evidence of superior online course development /teaching
- Excellent writing and communication skills for teaching and publications
- Experience in teaching nursing ethics
- Partner with the Center for Healthcare Ethics as a joint appointment faculty.
- Collaborate with the Center for Healthcare Ethics and SON to develop an Interdisciplinary major/certificate in Nursing Ethics focused on ethical issues for the nurse administrator, nurse educator, nurse researcher, professional staff nurse, and advanced practice nurse.
- Examine all nursing curricula and make recommendations for strengthening ethical content
- Develop online courses for the interdisciplinary nursing ethics major/certificate at the graduate level in partnership with the Center for Healthcare Ethics and SON
- Teach nursing ethics and related courses
- Promote cooperative and collaborative relationships with the Center for Healthcare Ethics and SON
- Directing dissertations for HCE students
Duquesne's School of Nursing is a nationally recognized pioneer in online graduate nursing education that attracts students from all over the world. Our nursing faculty is dedicated to creating an educational environment grounded in the practice of ethical, holistic, culturally competent and population-based care. To learn more about Duquesne University, please visit the School of Nursing and the Center for Healthcare Ethics.
Duquesne University is committed to attracting, developing and keeping a diverse workforce that reflects the nature of our mission. Since increasing diversity is a strategic goal at Duquesne, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from men and members of underrepresented groups.
Expressions of interest and applications will be treated in confidence. Candidate review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A letter of interest, research statement, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and three professional letters of reference should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duquesne University's faculty search will be led by the following faculty and administrators:
- Henk ten Have, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Healthcare Ethics, Committee Chair
- Gerard Magill, PhD, The Vernon F. Gallagher Chair for the Integration of Science, Theology, Philosophy and Law, Professor, Health Care Ethics
- Gladys L. Husted, RN, PhD, School of Nursing Professor Distinguished Professor Emeritus
- Kathleen Sekula, Ph.D., APRN, FAAN, Associate Professor School of Nursing