Faculty Diversity Success and Support at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
The importance of diversity to nursing science is incalculable. In an era of increasing health disparities and lack of access to quality healthcare, it is crucial to have diverse faculty conducting research, educating future nurse leaders, and shaping practice to improve health worldwide.
SuccessPenn Nursing is one of the world’s premier research institutions in nursing,influencing practice, policy, and education.• Penn Nursing faculty consistently receive more research funding from theNational Institutes of Health than any other private nursing school.• Many Master’s programs are ranked first in the country.• The Center for Health Equity Research, directed by Dr. Loretta Sweet Jemmott, and theCenter for Global Women’s Health, directed by Dr. Lynn Sommers, are international leadersin evidence-based efforts to eradicate health inequities and disparities across the lifespan.
SupportPenn Nursing is committed to a diverse faculty and student body supported by:• A dedicated Office of Diversity and Cultural Affairs• A long history of outreach programs and curricular initiatives on cultural competence• Stellar faculty conducting community-based participatory research to improve the health statusof marginalized and underserved populations• The Penn Nursing Faculty Mentorship Program which offers guidance and counsel for faculty atall stages of their careers• An Office of Nursing Research fully supporting faculty through every stage of the grant process.Penn Nursing faculty are internationally renowned researchers and policy leaders who create new knowledgethat is reflected in cutting-edge teaching and refreshes evidence-based practice.
For faculty opportunities at Penn Nursing, see www.nursing.upenn.edu/positionsTo learn more about Penn Nursing’s commitment to diversity, see www.nursing.upenn.edu/diversity
The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, males, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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