Assistant Professor of Nursing


2 Vacancies

Posted: August 05, 2021
Level: Assistant Professor, tenure track position
Hours: Full-time, 10-month (30 credit hours per academic year)
Job Posting: TRCC 21-10
PC#: 00051183, 00051358
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM (EST), Monday, 09/06/2021


Three Rivers Community College

574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360

Anticipated Start Date: 

Spring 2022

Position Summary:All Teaching Faculty members shall: Prepare and teach college-approved courses in accordance with approved course descriptions and class schedules, including developing syllabi and reading lists and keeping each course taught complete and up to date; respond to and work with multiple constituencies, including students, peers (faculty and staff), and external agencies (business, community, educational, etc.); perform divisional departmental responsibilities in the selection of texts and related teaching resources; and other teaching and related duties as outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.) 

Minimum Qualifications:Master’s degree in Nursing.The Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
    Eligibility for or current Connecticut RN LicensureTwo (2) years’ college teaching experience.Four (4) years of current nursing experience in medical-surgical nursing, critical care, home care, and/or acute rehabilitation nursing.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One or more years (24+ credits) of College teaching experience in an Associate Degree Nursing program.
  • One or more years (24+ credits) experience teaching at a community college.
  • Experience with online instruction and delivery methods such as Blackboard.
  • Experience with curriculum development, and program assessment and evaluation.
  • Experience in facilitating high and low-fidelity simulation
Example of Job Duties:Under the supervision of the Academic Division Director, the Assistant Professor/Nursing is expected to teach thirty (30) credit hours per academic year and will be responsible for teaching a range of Nursing courses (delivery systems can be laboratory, clinical, lecture, hybrid and/or online), evaluating and assessing student learning, providing student support and academic advising, planning and executing program-related events, assisting with program reviews, developing curriculum and periodically evaluating teaching materials, attending workshops and or conferences to maintain currency in profession and field. Teaching schedule may include both day and evening classes.In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full duties and responsibilities that are stated within the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Starting Salary:

$68,273 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check.  CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D’Agostino, Director of Equal Employment Opportunity. [email protected].  


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