Assistant Professor - Psychiatric Mental Health (Nursing)

Job ID: 10958

Location: Queensborough Community College

Department: Nursing

Category: Faculty

Issue Date: June 24 2014

Closing Date: October 06 2014

Review of Resumes to Start: July 08 2014

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Faculty Vacancy Announcement:

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise.  Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

As a community college in the CUNY system, Queensborough offers a wide variety of courses for university transfer, general education, preparation for careers, and enrichment.  Contractual teaching load is 27 contact hours for the academic year.  Teach courses in psychiatric mental health nursing, in the clinical and classroom setting.  Faculty on Assistant Professor tenure track receive reassigned time to pursue scholarship.  Participate in departmental and college activities including committees, course and program assessment, curriculum development, and preparation of grants.  Provide academic support and advisement for students.  For faculty in Assistant Professor rank, continued scholarly activities are required for tenure and promotion.  Some evening or weekend teaching may be required.  Position to start Spring 2015 semester.

The department's facilities include a simulation laboratory.  The department provides opportunities for students to enroll in a dual/joint program to complete their bachelor's degree in nursing.  For more information, please see the department's website at           


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Strong preference for candidates with a specialization in psychiatric/mental health nursing.  Preferred qualifications include: 1) strong clinical background in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing; 2) college level teaching experience with a strong preference for community college teaching; 3) scholarship and research interests in mental health nursing; 4) research interests in teaching/learning innovation; 5) experience using instructional technology and simulation; 6) experience with student-centered and high-impact pedagogy (see; 7) experience with course and/or program assessment; and 8) experience teaching diverse college student populations.           


Commensurate with qualifications and experience, with a generous benefits package.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.      

How To Apply:

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Candidates should provide a CV/resume.  In addition, please provide the following:  1) a cover letter (no more than three pages) addressing how your background and experience relate to the preferred qualifications; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy; and 3) a statement of research and/or scholarly interests.       

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