Located in the heart of New York's beautiful and historic mid-Hudson Valley, just 90 minutes north of New York City, DCC is part of the State University of New York, the largest comprehensive public higher education system in the country. A winner of the 2015 HEED Award for inclusiveness, DCC is dedicated to respecting individuality, embracing diversity and partnering with the community to achieve shared goals. The College welcomes applications from faculty and staff who share and are anxious to support the institution's values of Excellence, Access, Diversity, Collaboration and Accountability, and who are passionate about engaging with both students and the community.
Tenure Track Position
The Department of Nursing at Dutchess Community College invites applications for a faculty position in Nursing. The initial review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
This is an opportunity to join a team of dedicated professionals where you'll inspire motivated students to realize their educational and career goals.
The position involves teaching a variety of nursing courses with an emphasis on high impact teaching practices, which will include both classroom and clinical instruction in an integrated nursing curriculum. The use of online platforms for delivering content, exams, and simulated lab experiences is part of the nursing program. Teaching assignments may include medical-surgical, psychiatric, maternal child health, and long-term care topics. Scheduling may involve evening assignments and clinical courses may not be limited to the immediate Poughkeepsie area.
Knowledge of curriculum development, test construction, course and program assessment and accreditation, prior teaching experience, and possession of strong clinical skills are necessary to fulfill this position.
Successful candidates will have the following qualifications and skills:
Earned Master's degree in Nursing or Nursing Education (required)
A license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State
Experience teaching undergraduate students and/or 3+ years teaching in lecture (nursing theory) along with clinical, and simulation/lab settings to students in an accredited nursing program
At least 3 years' experience in academic setting preferred
Current med-surg experience
DNP, PhD, or EdD preferred
Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with or teaching community college students, and to those with an understanding and appreciation of the role of the community college in higher education. Candidates should have some experience in using instructional technology in classroom or online adaptations, and a willingness to adopt new and emerging technologies. A commitment to diversity and an understanding of how diversity impacts learning and instruction is strongly preferred.
Dutchess Community College is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status