College of Nursing Employment Opportunities

Faculty Search

The College of Nursing at Villanova University invites nominations and applications for three tenure track faculty positions in the areas of:

                        Mid-Career Researcher
                 Adult Health/Acute Care Nursing

Successful candidates will teach, advise, participate in guiding student projects and research, engage in research and scholarly work in area of expertise and maintain active involvement in the College, University and professional community.

Qualifications include:  PhD in nursing or related field; master’s degree in nursing with appropriate specialty preparation, previous teaching experience, evidence of scholarly productivity, grantsmanship and publications required. Record of external research funding preferred.  Expertise in quantitative and mixed methods research highly desirable.  Teaching philosophy commensurate with Villanova University’s mission and values. Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania required.    

The Villanova University College of Nursing is a nationally recognized premier nursing program and is designated as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing.  The College has a full complement of academic programs, including BSN, MSN, DNP and PhD programs. Further information about the College of Nursing can be found at

Villanova University is a Catholic institution of higher learning sponsored by the Augustinian Order.  Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of the university’s mission.  Villanova University is an AA/EEO employer who seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to its mission and values.

To apply, please visit and click on Faculty Positions.

Nurse Practitioner Preceptor Opportunity 

If you are or someone you know is a nurse practitioner (NP) interested in sharing knowledge and skills, there are preceptor opportunities available at the College of Nursing for adult-gerontology, family, and pediatric NPs in primary care and specialty clinics in the Delaware Valley, Delaware and South Jersey areas.

Our students have clinical semesters at all times during the year-spring, summer and fall. Adult-gerontology and pediatric NP students have a minimum of 610 hours required over the clinical year. Family NP students have a minimum of 730 hours required over the clinical year.

The preceptor commitment is one day a week per preceptor for one semester. If you are precepting a summer student, that means approximately 70 hours, and for spring/fall students approximately 120 hours.

Interested? Please contact Dr. Elizabeth Blunt at or 610.519 4928.

Part-Time Clinical Faculty Positions

The College of Nursing, Villanova University, has an ongoing need for highly qualified adjunct (part-time) faculty to provide clinical instruction in a variety of clinical nursing courses, including adult medical-surgical nursing, parent-child nursing, psychiatric-mental health nursing and public/community health nursing.

Master’s degree in nursing, experience in the clinical specialty area and license to practice as a professional registered nurse in Pennsylvania is required. Prior teaching experience preferred.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. An AA/EEO employer, Villanova seeks a diverse faculty committed to scholarship, service, and especially teaching, who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. Further information about the College of Nursing can be found at

Apply Online

To apply, please go to and click on Faculty Positions to submit your application on-line.


For additional information on adjunct faculty positions, contact Frances Amorim.