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Moravian College
Human Resources


Chairperson of Nursing and Public Health

Posted: 11-29-2018

  • Full-time tenure-track position
  • Beginning July 1, 2019
  • Must have an earned doctorate in nursing (a PhD is preferred)
  • This position is contingent on budget approval

This position is eligible for full benefits.

The Helen S. Breidegam School of Nursing at Moravian College invites applications for the position of Chairperson of the Nursing and Public Health department for its rapidly expanding programs. The Chairperson is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of academic programs within the Nursing and Public Health department. The Chairperson reports to the Dean of the School of Natural and Health Sciences.  This position is a twelve (12) month faculty appointment. Salary and rank will be commensurate with academic experience. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the College provides a values-based, liberal arts education that nurtures students in the development of leadership, lifelong learning, and positive societal contributions.  The School of Nursing is housed in the new Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences on Moravian’s North Campus (for more information, visit this link).


Moravian College offers CCNE accredited undergraduate and graduate programs, including those for traditional pre-licensure students, Registered Nurses (RN to BSN), and a 16-month accelerated post-baccalaureate program for non-nursing graduates. The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) allows students to select from the Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Administrator, and Nurse Educator tracks, along with tracks preparing Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioners for roles in Acute or Primary Care.  The position begins on July 1, 2019.

Qualified candidates must have an earned doctorate in nursing (a PhD is preferred). The appointment will be at the Associate or Full professor rank. Previous experience in academic nursing education and administration is required.

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TO APPLY:  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter describing their administrative experiences, research interests and teaching philosophy; a graduate transcript; a current CV; reprints or preprints of recent work; the names and contact information for three references to Please send all electronic documentation in one (1) document formatted as a PDF file with the candidate’s name in the subject line. Incomplete application files will not be considered. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Dana S. Dunn, Chair of the SON Search Committee, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA and submitted via email to:

The position will begin January 20, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

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Founded in 1742, Moravian College is the sixth-oldest college in the country. Moravian is a private coeducational liberal arts college that is located in historic Bethlehem, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Moravian is composed of a traditional undergraduate program, graduate, professional, and adult completion programs, and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.

The College encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE