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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

School of Nursing, Duquesne University

Job category Junior faculty / Contract type open
AOS Nursing ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number HEJ-11812
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job description

Note: the deadline is 4pm on April 26. 

The Interdisciplinary Nursing Ethics Faculty Member will serve in the Duquesne University School of Nursing (SON). He or she will advance the school's mission and reputation in nursing ethics, including the Catholic perspective, in collaboration with and having a joint appointment in the Center for Healthcare Ethics. The Interdisciplinary Nursing Ethics Faculty Member will oversee the development and implementation of the online Interdisciplinary Nursing Ethics certificate and major. 

Candidate Qualifications 
The successful candidate will have a Phd in philosophy and expertise in bioethics or medical ethics. The following qualifications and expertise are desirable:

  • Preferably five years of academic experience
  • Strong evidence of superior online course development /teaching
  • Excellent writing and communication skills for teaching and publications
  • Experience in teaching nursing ethics


  • Partner with the Center for Healthcare Ethics as a joint appointment faculty.
  • Collaborate with the Center for Healthcare Ethics and SON to develop an Interdisciplinary major/certificate in Nursing Ethics focused on ethical issues for the nurse administrator, nurse educator, nurse researcher, professional staff nurse, and advanced practice nurse.
  • Examine all nursing curricula and make recommendations for strengthening ethical content.
  • Develop online courses for the interdisciplinary nursing ethics major/certificate at the graduate level in partnership with the Center for Healthcare Ethics and SON.
  • Teach nursing ethics and related courses.
  • Promote cooperative and collaborative relationships with the Center for Healthcare Ethics and SON.
  • Directing dissertations for HCE students.

Duquesne's School of Nursing is a nationally recognized pioneer in online graduate nursing education that attracts students from all over the world. Our nursing faculty is dedicated to creating an educational environment grounded in the practice of ethical, holistic, culturally competent and population-based care. To learn more about Duquesne University, the School of Nursing, and the Center for Healthcare Ethics visit: www.duq.edu/nursing and www.duq.edu/chce. 

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, developing and keeping a diverse workforce that reflects the nature of our mission. Since increasing diversity is a strategic goal at Duquesne, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from men and members of underrepresented groups. 

Expressions of interest and applications will be treated in confidence. Candidate review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A letter of interest, research statement, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and three professional letters of reference should be sent electronically to the email address below. Application Information Contact: Marla D. Bradford
Office of Human Resource Management
Duquesne University Phone: 412-396-6575 Fax: 412-396-5507    

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline April 26, 2013, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.hr.duq.edu
Contact name Marla D. Bradford
Contact email
Contact phone 412-396-6575
Time created November 9, 2012, 6:45pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 9, 2013, 1:45pm EST
Expired on March 9, 2013, 1:45pm EST
Last updated April 17, 2013, 12:34am EST
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