Faculty Employment Opportunities

Updated as of March 26, 2020

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.

Confidential letters of recommendation can be sent directly to hr@misericordia.edu.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Director

The Graduate Nursing Department at Misericordia University, located in Dallas, PA, is accepting applications for a full-time (10 month) faculty position to direct the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. Position is to begin immediately. Rank, tenure-track status, and salary are dependent upon the applicant’s experience and qualifications.

The Misericordia University Nursing Department’s fully accredited programs include a traditional BSN, Part-time Accelerated evening BSN, Expressway RN to BSN, and a Master’s FNP and Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program. A fully online Doctor of Nursing Practice program is also offered.

Misericordia University is a teaching centered institution with a commitment to community service. Successful candidates will join an experienced faculty with diverse clinical and educational backgrounds.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate (DNP) in nursing from an accredited institution
  • MSN degree or post-master’s certificate as a family nurse practitioner.
  • Current unencumbered Pennsylvania Registered Nurse and CRNP licenses with current national board certification as a family nurse practitioner.
  • Teaching experience at the graduate level, and in non-traditional/online formats
  • Experience overseeing graduate students in clinical practice settings

Responsibilities include the direction of the Doctor of Nursing graduate programs including BSN to DNP and MSN to DNP, active participation in scholarly activities, student recruitment and advisement, service to the University, community, profession, and ongoing clinical practices as FNP.

 

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Faculty - Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Misericordia University invites applications for a full-time (10 month) tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 15th, 2020.We seek a candidate with leadership skills who can help to grow and enrich our current program. Candidates from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, software engineering, machine learning, and human computer interaction. Candidates must have completed a Doctorate in Computer Science or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the college/university level and are expected to establish and maintain a research program that leads to peer-reviewed publications and actively involves undergraduate students.  In addition to teaching a 4:4 load, responsibilities include academic advising and participation in departmental and university service. Applicants should be able to offer courses across the core computer science and information science curriculum as well as upper-level courses in the candidate’s field of study where one is expected to prepare and deliver lectures; evaluate and grade students’ classwork and assignments; and initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.

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.

Review of credentials will begin December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  For confidential consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application (including why you are specifically interested in this position), a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement on current and future research plans, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference (at least two of which address teaching), and teaching evaluations online via the link below. 

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Faculty - Speech Language Pathology

Misericordia University invites applications for a full-time (10 month), tenure-track position in our Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Department. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, engaging in scholarly activity, advising students, and participating in service. Clinical supervision opportunities are available if requested. Misericordia offers a 5-year combined undergraduate and graduate program. The SLP Department is housed in a state-of-the-art facility that includes academic offices, research labs, classrooms, and clinic rooms. Our cutting-edge technology includes functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy, ANS software and hardware, ISCAN eye-gaze tracking devices, videostroboscopy, Motion Capture Technology, Intelligent Video Solutions for supervision, Sound-Isolation Room with Virtual Acoustic Environment, AAC equipment, Anatomage Virtual Dissection table, and VitalStim biofeedback systems. We also have research and clinical affiliations with area hospitals.

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.

Qualifications for the position are: (1) Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related discipline (ABD will be considered with documented status) and (2) quality teaching experience. Candidates with CCC-SLP are preferred. All specialties will be considered; however, applicants with expertise in neurogenic communicative disorders and/or child/adult speech and language disorders are preferred. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Summer teaching is available.

 

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Faculty - Occupational Therapy

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Misericordia University is currently accepting applications for a full-time (10 month) faculty position to begin August 2020. Rank, tenure-track status, and salary are dependent upon the applicant’s experience and qualifications.

 

The Department of Occupational Therapy offers an accredited professional entry-level degree MSOT program. The entry level OTD degree program is currently granted candidacy accreditation status. We also offer a post-professional clinical doctorate in occupational therapy which culminates in each student developing an individualized doctoral capstone project under close faculty mentorship.

 

Misericordia University is a teaching-centered institution with a commitment to community service. The curriculum has a strong foundation in occupation, evidence-based practice, community leadership, and dynamic clinical reasoning. Successful candidates will join an experienced faculty with diverse clinical and educational backgrounds.

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc, OTD) from an accredited institution.   
  • NBCOT certification and eligible for Pennsylvania licensure.
  • Minimum of five years of clinical experience.
  • Teaching experience in higher education and online curricula.
  • Preferred expertise in psychosocial dysfunction, adult/geriatric physical rehabilitation, and community-based practice.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Leadership, innovation, and creativity.

Responsibilities include teaching in areas of expertise and supervising graduate research projects, active participation in scholarly activities, student advisement, and service to the

University, community, and the profession. 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.

 

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 Occupational Therapy program supports the mission of

Misericordia University and its core values of mercy, service, justice, and hospitality.

 

For confidential consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and  names/contact information for three references via the apply link below. 

 

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Adjunct Clinical Faculty- Undergraduate Nursing

The Nursing Department at Misericordia University is currently seeking candidates for adjunct clinical faculty positions. Misericordia offers a variety of programs including Traditional BSN and Part time Evening BSN at the main campus in Dallas, PA.

 

Qualifications of applicants for the adjunct positions should include a Master’s Degree in nursing with experience in medical/surgical, PCU, pediatrics, obstetrics and psychiatric-mental health nursing. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in baccalaureate or clinical teaching. The positions are for clinical oversight in the greater Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, PA area, typically Tuesday and Thursday during the day or evening, or Wednesday evenings, beginning in August, 2020. All applicants must hold an unencumbered Pennsylvania Registered Nurse license or be eligible for PA licensure.

 

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Adjunct (Graduate Nursing Department) 604-615

The Nursing Departments at Misericordia University, located in Dallas, PA, are currently accepting applications for online adjunct section instructors as an assistant to the Lead Faculty beginning January 2020.

 

We are currently looking for instructor applicants who can teach ONE of the following courses (all of the following run from January 13th to May 7th 2020):

 

NSG 604 Clinical Management of Family Health II

NSG 615 Clinical Management of Acute and Chronic Health Needs of Adult/Gerontology

 

Qualifications:

• Must have a minimum Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree

• Current unencumbered Registered Nurse license and current unencumbered advanced practice Registered Nurse license plus current national board certification in Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology in state residing.

• At least 1 year of clinical experience

• Teaching experience at the graduate and/or undergraduate level, and in non-traditional formats, preferred.

• Experience overseeing graduate students in clinical practice settings preferred

• Minimum of one onsite visit to evaluate students (may vary state by state per State Board of Nursing Regulations)

• Final evaluation visit which can be done virtually, by phone or face to face at the preference of the faculty and student.

 

Responsibilities:

• Comply with University guidelines regarding faculty duties and requirements such as:

     o Advise students in academic pursuits o Maintain office hours       o Evaluate student performance

     o Provide feedback for students within 24-48 hours during business week

     o Provide grades for student within 1-2 weeks of assignments due date

 

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 recently renovated Mary and Allen Erwine Hall. 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

Adjunct (Graduate Nursing) 607

The Nursing Departments at Misericordia University, located in Dallas, PA, are currently accepting applications for online adjunct section instructors as an assistant to the Lead Faculty beginning January 2020. 


We are currently looking for instructor applicants who can teach ONE of the following courses (all of the following run from January 13th to May 7th 2020):


NSG 607 Research for Evidence Based Primary Course


Qualifications:
• Must have a minimum of Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree
• Current unencumbered RN license and current unencumbered advanced practice registered nurse license plus current national board certification in Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner in state residing.
• At least 1 year of clinical experience
• Teaching experience at the graduate and/or undergraduate level, and in non-traditional formats, preferred.
• Experience overseeing graduate students in clinical practice settings preferred


Responsibilities:
     o Comply with University guidelines regarding faculty duties and requirements such as:
     o Advise students in academic pursuits
     o Maintain office hours
     o Evaluate student performance
     o Provide feedback for students within 24-48 hours during          business week
    o Provide grades for student within 1-2 weeks of assignment due date

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 recently renovated Mary and Allen Erwine Hall.
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

Faculty - Nursing (Pittsburgh Campus)

The Nursing Department at Misericordia University is currently accepting applications for full-time (10 month) faculty positions as an assistant professor for our ABSN Pittsburgh location beginning August 2020.

This position will consist of online, lab and clinical teaching in the undergraduate program in medical surgical and related areas in the greater Pittsburgh area.

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

  • Current unencumbered Pennsylvania RN license
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate and online and hybrid formats, preferred.
  • Experience overseeing undergraduate students in clinical practice settings and lab preferred
  • Experience working in Medical Surgical and/or community settings recommended.

Misericordia University Pittsburgh is located in Robinson Township. 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 nursing department supports 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

Nursing Clinical Instructor Adjunct - Pittsburgh Location

The Nursing Department at Misericordia University Pittsburgh is currently seeking candidates for nursing clinical faculty positions for its accelerated bachelor of science in nursing program (ABSN). As a Nursing Clinical Instructor, the primary responsibility is the clinical education of the students in the ABSN program. Clinical Instructors are assigned teaching responsibilities in a clinical area in Pittsburgh and are expected to contribute to the education of the students including psychomotor skills, standards of practice, and critical thinking. Terms are 6 weeks and we’re seeking instructors for the Summer 2020 term.  We are seeking applicants for Pediatrics and Obstetrics.


Bachelor’s degree in nursing required, MSN preferred. All applicants must hold an unencumbered Pennsylvania Registered Nurse 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.

For confidential consideration, please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three references along with your application with the link below.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

 

APPLY HERE

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