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Associate or Assistant Professor of Nursing

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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About Hofstra:

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational – it is central to how we engage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery, free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.

Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, and more.

Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.

Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Associate or Assistant Professor of Nursing

Position Number:



School of Nursing

Full-Time or Part-Time:



The Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies requests applications from qualified individuals for a full-time associate or assistant professor position. The Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Science programs with a major in nursing have three tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP), and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). The Bachelor of Science program with a major in nursing began in fall 2021. The School also offers a Master of Science in Cardiovascular Sciences and Perfusion Medicine.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide instruction to Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Nursing Practice students in Nursing and Cardiovascular Sciences and Perfusion Medicine
  • Demonstrate competence in teaching
  • Create innovative curricula utilizing experiential pedagogies and adult learning theory
  • Engage in community service above and beyond faculty requirements
  • Engage in lifelong learning as evidenced by participation in professional and faculty development
  • Evidence of progressive participation and leadership of national/international professional organizations
  • Maintain clinical/professional experience in the field of accreditation of undergraduate and graduate-level programs, namely Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and Accreditation Committee-Perfusion Education (AC-PE)


  • Candidates must have a doctoral degree in nursing or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in teaching at the collegiate level required
  • Minimum of 7 years of clinical experience required
  • Experience with Simulation
  • Experience teaching Undergraduate fundamentals and med-surg
  • Excellent communication, organizational, teaching, leadership, and time management skills
  • Outstanding computer skills are a must and include proficiency in Blackboard, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in an educational environment

Preferred Quals Summary:

  • Peer reviewed national/international presentations; publications preferred

Special Instructions:

Please upload the following with your application for consideration:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of effectiveness as an educator
  • Address and phone number of three professional references
Inquiries should be directed to:


Open until filled

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EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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