Assistant Professor of Nursing (Tenure Track)

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DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Nursing Department/School of Health Careers, Technology, and Applied Learning

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK:  Assistant Professor of Nursing (Tenure Track)

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Nursing Department is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor to teach Medical/Surgical Nursing and to assist in the development and use of SIMs interactive lab technology.  Teaching responsibilities include classroom lecture, college lab, and clinical instruction for both beginning and advanced medical surgical nursing. Topics include but are not limited to: Cardiac, Respiratory, Renal, Neuro, Orthopedics, and Gastrointestinal Nursing.  The faculty member will also participate in the development/design and revision of curriculum offered.  Faculty members are expected to participate actively in both departmental and college wide committees, as well as demonstrate professional development.  Faculty are required to teach 15 hours a week and hold a minimum of 5 office hours per week.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master’s degree in Nursing, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in acute care medical surgical nursing required. Active, unrestricted NYS Registered Nurse license is required.  Experience in curriculum development and test construction is also required. Knowledge and commitment to the goals and missions of the community college and demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse and multicultural student body and staff are required. 

STRONGLY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of 5 years of experience in acute care medical surgical nursing.  At least five years of recent consecutive full-time lecture teaching experience strongly preferred. A Master's degree in Nursing Education strongly preferred. A familiarization with the accreditation process is recommended. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply.


TO APPLY:       Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  Please send a resume, cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation to: [email protected].  Please indicate CODE:IHE “Assistant Professor of Nursing (Tenure-Track)” in the subject line of the email or mail to:

                                    Director, Human Resources

                                    Westchester Community College

                                    Administration Building- Suite B42

                                    75 Grasslands Road

                                    Valhalla, N.Y.  10595

                                    Fax: (914) 606-7838

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Priority will be given to applications received by March 22, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

SALARY & BENEFITS:  The starting salary is $72,826 plus excellent benefits.            

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. 




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Posted: 2/6/2019
Application Due: 4/7/2019
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Salary: The starting salary is $72,826 plus excellent benefits.