The Nursing Department is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor to teach in a number of courses including maternal newborn nursing, pediatric content in medical surgical nursing. This individual will also 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 for medical surgical nursing as well as maternal newborn 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.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The salary will be $74,283 plus excellent benefits.
Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by March 22, 2020. The anticipated starting date is fall 2020.
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, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree in Nursing, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in acute care medical surgical nursing, as well as 3 years of experience in maternal newborn nursing including labor and delivery, required. Active, unrestricted NYS Registered Nurse license is required. Knowledge of curriculum development and test construction is also required. Knowledge and commitment to the goals and missions of the community college and evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students required, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom. The demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse staff also required.
STRONGLY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of 3 years of experience in acute care medical surgical nursing and three years in maternal newborn nursing preferred. At least three years of recent, consecutive and full-time lecture teaching experience and/or clinical teaching experience strongly preferred. A Master's degree in Nursing Education also 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. A candidate with leadership skills is strongly preferred.
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, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. There are approximately 12,000 full- and part-time college credit students. Continuing education students bring the total number served by the college each semester to more than 24,000.