Nursing: Tenure Track Faculty

Hamden, Connecticut, United States

Job description

Department School of Nursing – Nursing


Quinnipiac University’s School of Nursing is seeking an experienced dynamic health care expert with a passion for teaching and learning to join our growing and thriving programs. This position is a full-time 9.5 month tenure track faculty position.

We are a highly collaborative and supportive community that provides faculty members with:

  • An assigned faculty mentor
  • Individual offices
  • An optional clinical practice day per week
  • Regular workshops by the university’s Center for Teaching and Learning to hone your teaching
  • The opportunity to work with nationally recognized faculty
  • Generous support for conference attendance
  • University and school grants to support faculty research or innovations

About the School of Nursing:

The School of Nursing serves 1000 graduate and undergraduate students. Faculty and staff work with colleagues in our Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences to create innovative interprofessional educational experiences that prepare students for today’s health care challenges. The Center, completed in 2013, encompasses 325,000 square feet designed for collaborative learning including 48 pro-section stations, 16 standardized patient rooms, an exceptional health sciences library, 7 high-fidelity simulation rooms including 2 ORs and a PACU, health assessment labs, advanced diagnostic imaging equipment and classrooms outfitted with the latest technology. As one of a few schools in the nation to be holistically endorsed, we emphasize the psycho-social and spiritual aspects of care, as well as the physical. We offer traditional, accelerated, and online RN-to-BSN programs at the baccalaureate level. At the graduate level, our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program prepares baccalaureate graduates to be nurse anesthetists or nurse practitioners specializing in adult-gerontology or families. Post-master’s online options are specifically designed for advanced practice nurses, nurse anesthetists and executive nurse leaders. A new online master’s program prepares graduates for careers in mid-level management, informatics, education or care coordination.

To find out more about our School of Nursing, please visit

About Quinnipiac University:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.”? For more information, please visit


In this role, you will have a unique opportunity to share your clinical expertise with students in graduate and undergraduate programs. Faculty also serve as student advisors and have numerous opportunities to engage in service to the school, university and abroad as well as to professional organizations. Comprehensive support is available for faculty development, research and grants.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Earned doctorate. Will consider candidates who are graduating with an earned doctorate by May 2018
  • Eligible for licensure in Connecticut (nursing or a related healthcare field)
  • A background in Community/Public Health is a plus
  • Ability to teach across undergraduate and graduate programs

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online only, and should include a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in, and qualifications for, this position. Contact information for three professional references must be submitted on the application form. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer .

Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational university with 5,900 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report, Quinnipiac (pronounced KWIN-uh-pe-ack) offers 53 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate programs plus the JD program.