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University of Pennsylvania Practice Assistant Professor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, one of 12 Schools in a highly ranked institution, is dedicated to the integration of interdisciplinary research, education, and practice.

Penn Nursing is committed to supporting the recruitment of outstanding teachers and scholars, especially scholars from diverse and underrepresented groups.

The Biobehavioral Science Department (BHS) is seeking a candidate for a Practice Assistant Professor. This individual will be a non-tenured track member of the department who will serve as the Program Director for the Nurse Anesthesia-Doctor of Nursing Practice Program in the School of Nursing at the University. This individual will work to continue to develop and evaluate the Nurse Anesthesia Program, serve as not only faculty mentor to lecturer faculty within the program, but also as a student mentor. This individual is responsible for the teaching content area for the Nurse Anesthesia program, works closely with the Admissions department regarding admissions criteria for the program, and serves not only as graduate student advisor, but also as undergraduate student advisor for students within the School of Nursing. The Director will work in partnership with other programs within the School of Nursing and outside of the School to develop a more collaborative interprofessional, collegial practice for students and faculty. This individual will also oversee simulation activities for the program which include interprofessional collaboration with surgical specialties from within the health system.

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).