Chatham University — Assistant / Associate Professor of Nursing

Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a “Best College” by U.S. News & World Report, andas the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of ’29)—is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review. 

Chatham’s mission is: “to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. 

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA—one of the country’s most livable cities and great college towns—Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world’s most sustainable campuses. 

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

Position Summary:
Chatham University is seeking a full-time 12-month Assistant or Associate Professor in Nursing primarily for their Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Chatham offers three distinctive and selective CCNE-accredited nursing degree programs, RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP, focused on preparing nurses to practice as clinical, educational, and administrative leaders. Additional information on Chatham’s Nursing Program at  


  • Current Pennsylvania professional nursing license, or eligibility for licensure in Pennsylvania
  • Two degrees in nursing –doctoral degree required
  • Experience with graduate-level teaching and administration
  • Experience working with a diverse student population

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ph.D.
  • Experience in curriculum development, program evaluation, and accreditation
  • Established scholarly agenda
  • Knowledge of quality improvement in healthcare

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching online in the DNP program
  • Assist Students with their capstone design and implementation
  • Advise students on their program progression and IRB submission

Chatham University offers competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified employees and their dependents.

Interested candidates should visit and follow the instructions to complete the application process.  To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, resume, and contact information for three professional references.