Assistant Professor of Nursing

Jefferson Community College   Watertown, NY   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on November 15, 2023
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Jefferson Community College

Watertown, New York

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Jefferson Community College, Watertown, New York, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, is conducting a search for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Nursing to begin January 17, 2024. Reporting to the Director of Nursing, responsibilities include teaching classroom lectures, skills laboratories, lab simulation, and clinical instruction, in addition to student advising and college committee work. Successful candidates will teach 18 contact hours per semester; 166 duty days per year. The faculty are expected to advance the College's focus on student success and completion and will work closely with the College's leadership to advance the mission of the Strategic Plan 2020-2025.

Required:  New York State RN license, Bachelor's degree in nursing and enrolled in a Master's degree in Nursing program, with at least one half of the program requirements completed.

Candidates with occupational specializations may merit demonstration of competence alternative to a master’s degree. In these cases, a bachelor’s degree and significant experience in one of the following areas may be considered: medical-surgical, emergency medicine, or psychosocial nursing.

Applicants must interact and communicate effectively with diverse populations, foster inclusion, and promote equal access and treatment for groups traditionally under-represented in higher education.

Preferred:  A Master's degree in Nursing; strong communication skills; computer literacy; experience in team teaching, mentoring, and curriculum development; ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds; ability to integrate critical thinking strategies into the teaching/learning process; and the ability to interact with external entities such as clinical sites.

Advertised Salary:  $58,500-$65,000/yr. for well-qualified individuals. Salary is determined based upon experience and education in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement as well as internal equity.  The College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, long term disability, generous leave policies, paid holidays, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, tax-deferred Compensation, NYS retirement, as well as employee and dependent tuition waivers.

To Apply:  For additional information about the College and this posting, please visit, and select “Careers at Jefferson”. You may apply by selecting the “Apply Now” button. A letter of application (cover letter), résumé, unofficial transcripts for all degrees, a copy of a valid New York State RN license, and contact information for three professional references are required. Review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, completed applications must be received by Wednesday, November 29, 2023. Finalists will be responsible for interview-related expenses.