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CUNY Professor (Chair) -Nursing in Bronx, New York

Professor (Chair) -Nursing

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Lehman College

Full/Part Time





The Department of Nursing is seeking a senior faculty member expected to serve at the rank of full professor and as Department Chair beginning Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. The successful candidate is expected to participate fully in the life of the Department, College, and University including teaching, committee work, obtaining grants, publishing in refereed professional journals, and contributing generally to the intellectually vibrant environment of the Department of Nursing. The new hire will also be expected to perform all the required duties as Chair of the Department. The Chair’s duties include the management and supervision of administrative tasks, scheduling courses, personnel management, advising students, mentoring junior faculty, and providing leadership that continues a tradition of high-quality research and teaching at CUNY.

The Department of Nursing and is currently housed in the School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing (HS2N). The School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing currently includes four departments: Health Sciences; Social Work; Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, and Nursing. The school is also home to the CUNY Institute for Health Equity. Departments in the School actively engage with community and government partners to support evidence-based practices and health equity, with a special emphasis on urban populations. The faculty are also strongly committed to high quality teaching and preparation of ethical and skilled health and human service professionals.

Lehman College, of The City University of New York, ranks among the top five institutions in the nation for fostering social mobility. A four-year Hispanic-Serving Institution in the Bronx, Lehman offers bachelor’s, master’s, and advanced degrees and certificate programs in the Liberal Arts, sciences, and professions. The College’s community-driven mission and notable academic programs attract a diverse, international enrollment of over 15,000 students who take courses on its 37-acre, tree-lined campus and online degree programs. Many thousands more community members benefit yearly from its active cultural, educational, health, and economic outreach programs and services. The college serves mainly undergraduate students however, nursing serves bachelors, masters, and doctoral students and prepares them for employment, the professions and further study. It is expected that the candidate is able to plan, organize, and coordinate all phases of the nursing curriculum for each level of nursing students.


Ph.D., EdD., DNS degree with experience in Nursing is required on commencement of the appointment. The candidate must have a baccalaureate and master degree in nursing and must be licensed or eligible for licensure in New York State at the time of appointment. The candidate must have excellent academic and professional references, considerable supervisory and administrative experiences, a record of considerable external research, evidence of excellence in teaching, effective oral and written communication skills, and a record of proven academic leadership skills. The successful candidate will have an established record of nationally and internationally recognized scholarship and will have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching that merits appointment as Professor.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


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.

Salary: $139,076 per year


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Review of CVs will begin on May 31st, 2022 for Fall 2022 and/or August 15th, 2022 for spring 2023 and continue until a candidate has been identified.


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