Assistant Professor - Nursing

Oneonta, New York
Oct 05, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Nursing:  The Department of Nursing at Hartwick College invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August 2018, pending final administrative approval.  We seek one candidate with expertise in Pediatric nursing, and one candidate with expertise in Obstetrical nursing, with preference given to those with previous classroom, distance/on-line teaching experience and/or other areas of nursing specialization.  Minimum qualifications include M.S. in Nursing, doctorate preferred, by the time of the appointment (or earned within five years of hire), and recent relevant clinical or educational experience and certification.  Specific teaching assignments will include subjects such as pediatric nursing, obstetrical nursing, medical-surgical nursing, pharmacology, health assessment, foundations in nursing science and courses in population health other general subject matter, and possibly general education courses, including First Year Seminars.  Teaching load will average 20 semester credit hours or their equivalent per academic year, and all faculty members teach during the College’s distinctive four-week January Term.   The successful candidate must be committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, active engagement in scholarly or creative activities, and working closely with students in a small college environment.  Committee service and academic advising also are expected for tenure and promotion.

An independent, residential liberal arts college, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce.  Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.”  Clinical affiliations include Bassett Healthcare, A.O. Fox Hospital, Ellis Hospital, Albany Medical Center, as well as several long term care facilities in Otsego, and Chenango Counties.

Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.  Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community.” Underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.  Additional information about Hartwick (an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research) and the Department may be found on our web site at

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

To apply, please send

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statements of teaching philosophy and research interests
  • evidence of teaching and scholarly excellence or the potential for it
  • Diversity Statement – a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement (
  • and three letters of reference sent directly by your referees. 

Letters should be addressed to Cynthia Ploutz, Search Chair, and all materials must be sent electronically to with Nursing in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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