Assistant/Associate Professor, Jefferson College of Nursing, Graduate Programs, Thomas Jefferson University

  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Apr 29, 2021
Full time Nursing

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Assumes a beginning leadership role in planning, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum and learning experiences of students in classroom, laboratory/simulation, and clinical settings. Engages in teaching activities, advisement, committee work scholarly activities and service to the College of Nursing and University. Demonstrates skill as a clinical practitioner in a given specialty area. Collaborates with faculty, nursing colleagues, and interprofessional health team members. Provides an environment conducive to learning and the development of positive student/teacher relationships. Provides theory and/or clinical instruction. Serves as an academic advisor to assigned students.


  • Communicates effectively with personnel utilizing appropriate channels
  • Serves on College committees and shows evidence of an emerging leadership role
  • Represents the College in appropriate University activities
  • Participates actively in professional organizations
  • Participates in activities to improve the quality of nursing care to the consumer
  • Contributes to the nursing profession through scholarly papers, presentations, and publications in nursing literature
  • Utilizes contemporary and innovative teaching methodologies in classroom, laboratory/simulation, and clinical settings
  • Develops and begins to implement a scholarly agenda
  • Participation in College and/or University Committees
  • Participation in professional organizations at local, state or national levels
  • Participates in recruitment activities of the College and University
  • Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the University.


Earned doctorate in nursing or an appropriate discipline from an accredited institution required.


  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • State Board of Nursing licensure for states where clinical assignments performed
  • Professional specialty certification as applicable to teaching assignment
  • Evidence of continuing education; Professional memberships relevant to areas of expertise


  • Two (2) years at the rank of Instructor at an accredited institution or equivalent experience
  • Five (5) years full-time post-secondary teaching experience at an accredited institution OR Five (5) years full time clinical experience OR combination of the above
  • Evidence of scholarship, other than doctoral dissertation, which may be demonstrated by contributions to the professional literature, presentations at national, state, or local meetings and/or grantsmanship
  • Participation in College and/or University Committees
  • Participation in professional organizations at local, state or national levels
  • Computer literacy for Microsoft Office

Interested candidates should submit on-line application/CV on line: Job ID # 9248735

This is a salaried position with a generous benefit program. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience. 

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers

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