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Full-Time Clinical-Track Faculty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (School of Nursing)

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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 have expertise as a certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner or a certified clinical nurse specialist in psychiatric mental health nursing. This candidate will teach in our traditional and accelerated baccalaureate undergraduate curriculum as well as in the relevant specialty courses in the graduate level curriculum. In addition, creative part-time opportunities are available for qualified faculty.

The successful candidates 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 educational experience, 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, 12-month clinical track faculty position within the School of Nursing.

About the School:

The School of Nursing serves a total of 1100 graduate and undergraduate students. Faculty and staff collaborate 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 forty-eight pro-section stations, sixteen standardized patient rooms, an exceptional health sciences library, seven 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 sixteen 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, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing & Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a “Great College to Work For” as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University’s commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University’s innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.


  • Teaching intensive, clinical track nursing faculty position, responsible for educating graduate and undergraduate students in the specialty nursing courses in both the classroom and laboratory settings
  • Serve as an academic faculty advisor and mentor
  • Engage in service to the school and university, and the profession
  • Potential for engagement in scholarly agenda
  • Participate in faculty development
  • 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: if nurse practitioner, unencumbered APRN license in CT
  • Required: master’s degree in nursing
  • Required: certification as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner or certification as a psychiatric mental health clinical nurse specialist
  • Preferred: earned doctorate in nursing OR a related field


  • Current clinical practice as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner or as a certified psychiatric clinical nurse specialist
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • Service to profession or community
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include:

  • A resume
  • A thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in, qualifications for, and a description of how your clinical expertise will contribute to the School of Nursing
  • Additionally, describe any expertise in curriculum development related to equity, diversity, and social justice in nursing and how you will incorporate diversity into teaching or service in this position

Contact information for three professional references must be submitted on the application form. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcome candidates who would 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please visit

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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