PhD Program Director

Pace University’s College of Health Professions, Lienhard School of Nursing is in the early stages of developing a PhD program in nursing and seeks a PhD program director.  Our ideal candidate can assist in building resources and working with the faculty in curriculum development. The candidate should have experience in program development and in starting or teaching in PhD programs. This is an 11-month contract position, anchored at our Pleasantville campus with teaching on the Pleasantville and possibly the New York City campus.  Candidates should have a strong background in teaching theory and research at the graduate level.

Academic rank and salary commensurate with educational preparation and experience. 

E-mail cover letter and CV to Application reviews will continue until the position is filled; candidate starts on 9/1/14.

About the Lienhard School of Nursing

The Lienhard School of Nursing is a growing and thriving setting for faculty members seeking a collegial work environment.  Lienhard provides unparalleled support which will contribute to the successful development of a PhD in Nursing program, including:

  • Scholarship support and opportunities
  • Released time to work on scholarship
  • Faculty development, including conference support
  • Graduate assistants for research and teaching
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Consultants for scholarly writing, and more.

We have a nationally ranked Master’s program, an excellent Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, and a nurse managed health care unit.  We also have outstanding undergraduate programs with high NCLEX pass rates, including our entry-level baccalaureate nursing program and our Accelerated BSN Program.  Our vision is to be a leader in innovation and excellence in nursing education, research, and practice in primary health care. Faculty members are supported in developing their scholarship and in delivering primary health care to under-served and at-risk populations.  For more information about the LSN, please visit

Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.