Faculty Employment Opportunities

Updated as of August 27, 2019

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.

PA Program Principal Faculty

This is a Clinical Coordinator Position focused on Clinical Site Maintenance, Development and Retention, while also instructing in the Didactic Phase. Additional duties will include participation in clinical experience instructional, administrative and accreditation processes.

Qualifications and Experience

  • •Successful completion of an ARC-PA Accredited PA Program.
  • •Current, valid National Commissions on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification.
  • •Current, valid Pennsylvania Physician Assistant license or eligibility for Pennsylvania licensure.
  • •Masters degree required
  • •Two years of post-graduation clinical practice experience (preferred)
  • •Experience with providing instruction in higher education (preferred)
  • •Past clinical instruction experience within a PA Program (preferred)
  • •Strong communication, time management, and organizational skills; affirmation of reliability and effectiveness during prior work experiences may be verified through professional references.
  • •Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team of highly motivated and experienced healthcare professionals may be verified through professional references.
  • •Honesty, integrity, and commitment to maintaining high professional standards, as may be verified through contact with professional references.

An equivalent combination of education and experience can be considered.

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 apply online with a cover letter, resume, and references or by mail addressed to Misericordia University, Office of Human Resources, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612

For more information about this position, or to apply, please CLICK HERE

Adjunct Clinical Faculty- Undergraduate Nursing

The Undergraduate Nursing Department at Misericordia University is currently seeking adjunct clinical instructors for psychiatric-mental health and obstetrics on Tuesday and Thursday days for 6 hours over fourteen weeks.

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

For confidential consideration, please forward a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references via the Apply link below or by email to kmcnamara@misericordia.edu.

Mail applications may be addressed to the Office of Human Resources, Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612. Applications will be considered until positions are filled.


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.


SLP Faculty

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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