Assistant Professor of Nursing (Tenure Track)
The Nursing Department is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor to teach Medical/Surgical Nursing. 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. All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
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.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $75,776 plus excellent benefits.
About Westchester Community College:
Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.