Assistant Professor - Medical Surgical Nursing


The Nursing Department at Queensborough Community College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Medical Surgical Nursing. The candidate will perform teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise as noted below and will share responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned.

One of the College's greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We are committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action, and strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.

As a community college in the CUNY system, Queensborough offers a wide variety of courses for university transfer, general education, preparation for careers, and enrichment. Contractual teaching load is 27 contact hours for the academic year. Faculty on Assistant Professor tenure track receive reassigned time to pursue scholarly activities and participate in departmental and college activities, including committees, course and program assessment, curriculum development, and preparation of grants. For faculty in Assistant Professor Rank, continued scholarly activities are required for tenure and promotion. Faculty also provide academic support and advisement for students. Some evening teaching may be required. Position to start Spring 2018.

The department's facilities include a simulation laboratory. The department provides opportunities for students to achieve their bachelors in nursing through three dual/joint programs within The City University of New York. For more information, please see the department's website at


Requirements include Master's Degree in Nursing. RN licensure in NYS and appropriate, specialized experience in medical/surgical Nursing. Prior teaching experience, demonstrated scholarly work or achievement in the field of nursing, and ability to cooperate with others, for the good of the institution.

Preference for candidates with a strong, clinical background in medical/surgical nursing.

Preferred qualifications include: 1) strong clinical background in medical/surgical nursing; 2) a strong preference for community college teaching; 3) scholarly and research interests in nursing; 4) research interests in teaching/learning innovation; 5) experience using instructional technology; 6) experience with student-centered and high-impact pedagogy (see website; 7) experience with course and/or program assessment; and 8) experience teaching diverse college student populations.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience, with a generous benefits package.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Candidates must provide a CV/resume.

In addition to the curriculum vita, please provide the following: 1) a cover letter (single page) addressing how your background and experience relate to the preferred qualifications; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy; 3) a statement of research and/or scholarly interests.


August 20, 2017. Review of resumes to begin July 5, 2017.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Queensborough CC

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Medical Surgical Nursing

Job ID: 17007

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular