Job ID: 149498

Simulation Lab Coordinator and Teaching Position

Penn State Harrisburg

  • Nov. 12, 2020
  • Simulation Lab Coordinator and Teaching Position
  • College of Nursing
  • Penn State Harrisburg
    Middletown, PA
  • Open until filled
  • Fall 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Nursing - Clinical (all categories)
    Nursing - General

Simulation Lab Coordinator and Teaching Position

Penn State Harrisburg (PSH), a Commonwealth Campus site for the College of Nursing (CON) curriculum, seeks applicants for a simulation lab coordinator and teaching position in the accelerated Second-Degree BSN program. The Penn State College of Nursing is one of the most comprehensive colleges of nursing in any public university in the country. With over 2,100 undergraduate students and approximately 200 graduate students, our footprint is world-wide with our faculty creating immeasurable experiences for our students around the globe. This will be a full-time forty-eight-week appointment with full benefits. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire. The successful candidate will be expected to teach fall, spring and summer semesters with an anticipated start date as early as Fall 2021.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • logistical and technical coordination and accountability for a state-of-the-art simulation lab and simulation instruction across the curriculum
  • coordination and instruction in nursing courses (pediatrics and adult-medical surgical are priorities); including both classroom and clinical teaching.

In addition to simulation and teaching, responsibilities include:

  • advising students
  • participating in committees; in particular the CON simulation committee
  • other service and scholarly activities as appropriate.

The position will be filled at the Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor rank based upon the credentials of the successful candidate. The candidate must possess a terminal degree; show evidence of professional growth, scholarship, and mastery of subject matter; hold a valid nursing license; have current / recent clinical practice experience and be eligible for RN licensure in Pennsylvania.

We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

To be considered, candidates must apply electronically on the Penn State job site at and submit the following: a cover letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job; a current curriculum vitae; and, the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Information on Penn State Harrisburg Nursing Program can be found at

Questions can be directed to: Ann L. Swartz, DEd., MSN, CRNP at

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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  • College of Nursing
    Penn State Harrisburg

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