Faculty Employment Opportunities

Updated as of March 10, 2017


Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


Assistant Professor - Nursing

Assistant Professor - Nursing - College of Health Sciences and Education


The Nursing Departments at Misericordia University, located in Dallas, PA, are currently accepting applications for full-time (10 month) faculty positions as an assistant professor beginning August 2017. Dependent upon the applicant’s experience and qualifications, the position may be tenure-track.


These positions will consist of teaching in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs based on areas of expertise and program need.


Qualifications: An MSN degree in nursing is required. Other qualifications include:


  • Current unencumbered Pennsylvania RN license and Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner license plus national board certification in a nurse practitioner specialty (primary care or acute care).
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, and in non-traditional formats, preferred.
  • Experience overseeing undergraduate and graduate students in clinical practice settings preferred
  • Experience working in Community Health, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Medical Surgical and/or pediatric populations recommended.


    The Undergraduate Nursing Department programs including traditional BSN, part-time accelerated evening BSN, and the RN to BSN programs that are fully accredited. The Graduate Nursing Department consists of an online DNP program and a fully accredited MSN program FNP track which is also transitioning to an online format. Two new additional tracks in AGPC-NP and AGAC-NP are in the planning phase. The Nursing Departments are housed in the newly renovated Mary and Allen Erwine Nursing Building.


    Misericordia University is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2-3 hours from New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. The University was founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, and has a long history of providing the community with health care practitioners who are compassionate, well educated, and able to deal with the challenging demands of health care in today’s society. The Graduate and Undergraduate Nursing departments support the mission of Misericordia University and its core values of mercy, service, justice and hospitality.


    Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


    APPLY HERE - Assistant Professor - Nursing


    Assistant Professor/Program Director - Adult Gerontologic Acute Care

    Assistant Professor/Program Director - Adult Gerontologic Acute Care - College of Health Sciences and Education


    The Graduate Nursing Department at Misericordia University, located in Dallas, PA, is currently accepting applications for a full-time (10 month) Program Director of a new Adult Gerontologic Acute Care Nurse Practitioner track in the Master of Science in Nursing program for an assistant professor beginning August 2017. Depending upon the applicant’s experience and qualifications the position may be tenure-track.


    The Graduate Nursing Department consists of an online DNP program and fully accredited MSN program. This position will consist of primary teaching responsibilities in a new Adult Gerontologic Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGAC-NP) track MSN program and post-master’s certificate graduate programs. The faculty member will facilitate the AGAC-NP track with program teaching responsibilities. Potential for teaching in the DNP program also exists depending on the applicant’s experience, qualifications, and departmental needs.


    The Adult Gerontologic Acute Care NP track lead faculty position reports to the Chairperson of Graduate Nursing Programs and Health Care Informatics.


    Qualifications: An MSN degree in nursing is required. Other qualifications include:

    • Earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, DNP) in related health care field from an accredited institution with an MSN in nursing preferred.
    • Current unencumbered Pennsylvania Certified Nurse Practitioner license in Adult Gerontologic Acute Care plus current national AGAC-NP practitioner board certification.
    • Ongoing clinical practice as AGAC-NP
    • Teaching experience at the graduate level, and in non-traditional formats, preferred.
    • Experience overseeing graduate students in clinical practice settings required.

    The Nursing Department programs including traditional BSN, part-time accelerated evening BSN, and the RN to BSN programs that are fully accredited. The Graduate Nursing Department consists of an online DNP program and a fully accredited MSN program which is also transitioning to an online format. The Nursing Departments are housed in the newly renovated Mary and Allen Erwine Nursing Building.


    Misericordia University is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2-3 hours from New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. The University was founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, and has a long history of providing the community with health care practitioners who are compassionate, well educated, and able to deal with the challenging demands of health care in today’s society. The Graduate and Undergraduate Nursing departments support the mission of Misericordia University and its core values of mercy, service, justice and hospitality.


    Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


    For confidential consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and names of three references online below or by mail addressed to the Office of Human Resources, Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


    APPLY HERE - Assistant Professor/Program Director

    Nursing Adjunct

    Adjunct Instructors

    The Nursing Department at Misericordia University is currently seeking adjunct instructors for 6 to 12 hours of clinical per week for medical-surgical, critical care, nutrition, and community health.

    Candidates must have a Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree or in a master's program of nursing and 1 year of clinical experience. All qualified applicants will hold a current Pennsylvania nursing license or be eligible for PA licensure. This position requires flexible teaching hours.

    For confidential consideration, please forward a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references by applying below, email to hr@misericordia.edu or by mail addressed to the Office of Human Resources, Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612. Applications will be considered until positions are filled.

    APPLY HERE - Nursing Adjunct



    Nursing Adjunct - Medical/Surgical or Mental Health

    Nursing Adjunct - College of Health Sciences


    The Nursing Department at Misericordia University is currently seeking candidates for adjunct faculty positions for the 2016-2017 academic years. Misericordia offers a variety of programs including Traditional BSN, Part time Evening RN, Expressway RN to BSN, Master’s FNP and DNP.

    Qualifications of applicants for the adjunct positions should include a Master’s Degree in nursing with experience in medical/surgical, PCU or psych mental health. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in baccalaureate teaching and on-line education.


    The positions require flexible teaching hours. All applicants must hold a current Pennsylvania nursing license or be eligible for PA licensure.


    Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


    For confidential consideration, please include a letter of application vitae, and names of three references to: Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources Department 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 or apply online at www.misericordia.edu/hr. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.


    APPLY HERE - Nursing Adjunct

    Nursing Adjunct - Pediatric Clinical Instructor

    Nursing Adjunct - Pediatric Clinical Instructor - Nursing



    The Nursing Department at Misericordia University is currently seeking adjunct pediatric clinical instructors. The required hours are Tuesday and Thursday evenings for 6 hours over seven weeks.


    Candidates must have a Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree or be enrolled in a master's program of nursing and 1 year of clinical experience. All qualified applicants will hold a current Pennsylvania nursing license.


    For confidential consideration, please forward a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references online, by email to hr@misericordia.edu or by mail addressed to the Office of Human Resources, Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612. Applications will be considered until positions are filled.


    Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to the campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contributes to this goal.


    APPLY HERE - Nursing Adjunct - Pediatric Clinical Instructor

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