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Full-Time Clinical Faculty and Director of Online Graduate Programs: School of Nursing

Quinnipiac University
North Haven - North Haven, CT

Job no: 495481
Work type: Full-time
Campus: North Haven - North Haven, CT
Categories: Faculty


Quinnipiac University's School of Nursing invites applicants who are dynamic clinicians and educators for a full-time 12-month clinical track faculty position. The successful candidate will be a doctorally-prepared nurse educator who will lead the SON’s online, non-nurse practitioner graduate programs (MSN and DNP). The candidate will have experience in curriculum development and evaluation, as well as expertise in teaching and learning in online environments. The candidate may also support teaching within the SON’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

The successful candidate will be able to contribute to the university’s strategic initiatives and its commitment to advancing inclusive excellence and will support our pledge to recruit and educate a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. The university is committed to preparing students for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating a diverse and inclusive community, driving positive change, and improving our well-being in our communities while fostering lifelong connections.

We are a highly collaborative and supportive community that is committed to high quality student-centered educational experiences, advancing diversity in all areas and provide faculty members with:

• A structured orientation
• An assigned faculty mentor
• Regular workshops by the university’s Center for Teaching and Learning
• Opportunities to work with nationally recognized faculty and staff
• Generous support for conference attendance and professional development
• Support for University and school grant applications for faculty research or curricular innovations
• A culture of community, teamwork, and professionalism
• A climate that values diversity and inclusion

This is a full-time, in person, 12-month clinical track faculty position within the School of Nursing requiring an on-campus presence at least 3 days a week.

About the School:

The School of Nursing serves a total of 1100 graduate and undergraduate students. Faculty and staff work with colleagues in our Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and all schools across campus to create innovative interprofessional educational experiences that prepare students for today's health care challenges. The Center is located at our North Haven, CT campus and encompasses 325,000 square feet designed for collaborative learning including 48 pro-section stations, 16 standardized patient rooms, an exceptional health sciences library, 7 high-fidelity simulation rooms including 2 ORs and a PACU, health assessment and skills labs, advanced diagnostic imaging equipment and classrooms outfitted with the latest technology. As one of 15 schools in the nation with holistically endorsed programs, we emphasize the social, emotional, spiritual, and psychological aspects of care, as well as the physical, throughout our nursing curriculum.

We offer traditional and accelerated second degree programs at the baccalaureate level. At the graduate level, our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) prepares baccalaureate graduates to become nurse practitioners specializing in adult-gerontology or families; an online MSN prepares RNs for careers in mid-level management and includes quality improvement, fiscal management, human resources, and informatics. Our post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) online programs are designed for nurses seeking advanced leadership skills or specialized population-based care.

To find out more about our School of Nursing, please visit

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review’s “The Best 388 Colleges.” The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.


  • Teaching intensive, clinical track nursing faculty position, responsible for educating primarily graduate students in online MSN and DNP programs
  • Serve as director of the school’s online graduate programs
  • Support curriculum development and evaluation
  • Flexibility to teach on campus, online, and in hybrid delivery formats
  • Serve as an academic faculty advisor and mentor
  • Engage in service to the school, university, and the profession
  • Potential for engagement in scholarly activities
  • Participate in faculty development opportunities
  • Engage in the School of Nursing’s strategic plan
  • Actively participate in the School of Nursing community

Education Requirements:

  • Required: unencumbered RN license in Connecticut
  • Required: doctoral degree in nursing or related field


  • Experience with curriculum development
  • Expertise in teaching online graduate nursing students
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • Service to profession or community
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
  • Demonstrated scholarship and creative activity preferred
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:


    Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.

    Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note to Faculty/Staff Applicants Only:If a final candidate is a current or previous Quinnipiac employee, the hiring manager must obtain a reference check from the candidate’s current or former manager before making an offer of employment. If the candidate's current or most-recent Quinnipiac supervisor is unavailable, the hiring manager should contact Talent Acquisition for assistance in determining the appropriate alternate contact:

    Advertised: January 26, 2024 Eastern Standard Time
    Applications close: Open until filled

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