Assistant/Associate Professor- Nurse Practitioner

Newark, New Castle County
Feb 11, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The School of Nursing at the University of Delaware announces an exciting opportunity for a tenure track assistant/associate professor to join an award winning faculty including nationally recognized leaders in education and policy. We seek a highly motivated, certified nurse practitioner with adult-gerontology clinical expertise and a focused program of research. Teaching responsibilities will include Adult Health – Gerontology Nurse Practitioner courses. Experience mentoring PhD or DNP students is a plus. The School of Nursing ( is a thriving academic unit of 38 faculty, approximately 725 undergraduate students and 220 graduate students. Faculty research is organized around three foci: Health Promotion & Risk Reduction across the Lifespan; Health System Management, Policy & Education; and Management of Chronic Conditions. Faculty practice in the on-campus Nurse Managed Health Center is possible. The Nurse Managed Health Center, offering occupational and employee health, has just relocated to a brand new, spacious, state-of-the-art facility in the Health Sciences Complex on the STAR campus. Including the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Medical Technology, and Physical Therapy, as well as the School of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences brings together researchers, clinicians, and students to address some of the most critical healthcare questions of our time. The College partners with several clinical institutions in the Delaware Health Sciences Alliance ( to align resources to facilitate innovative collaborations among experts in medical practice, health economics and policy, population sciences, and public health, as well as the biomedical sciences and engineering. Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University (with very high research activity) and with external funding exceeding $200 million. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, the University enrolls approximately 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students. SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Faculty at the University have regularly received annual cost-of-living and merit salary increases and the benefits package is one of the best in the nation. Relocation and start-up funds are available. REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: will begin on March 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence and references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references (all in one document) at The letter of application and CV will be shared with the current faculty. For inquiries, contact: Judy Herrman, PhD, RN, Search Committee Chair, phone 302-831-8380, The UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women.