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CUNY Department Chair/Faculty (Associate or Full Professor) - Nursing in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: Department Chair/Faculty (Associate or Full Professor) - Nursing

Job ID: 20711

Location: NYC College of Technology

Regular/Temporary: Regular


New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. For the last five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college.

The Department of Nursing at New York City College of Technology invites applications for Chair of the Nursing Department, with a faculty appointment at the associate or full professor level, depending upon qualifications. The appointment begins in the 2019-2020 academic year. The Department is located in the School of Professional Studies, a multi-disciplinary unit that also includes radiology, human services, dental technology, and dental hygiene. The position reports to the Dean of the School of Professional Studies.

The Nursing Department currently offers an AAS degree in Nursing and a BS in Nursing completion program. Serving over 550 students, the faculty includes 16 full-time faculty members and a strong adjunct clinical faculty. The Department Chair serves as the academic and administrative leader and provides vision and leadership for the Department of Nursing in alignment with the mission and strategic goals of the College and of CUNY.

Per CUNY policy, the Department Chair has overall responsibility for the management of the department. Responsibilities include: implementing departmental policies; presiding at department meetings; overseeing the recruitment, hiring, guidance, evaluation, reappointment, and promotion of faculty members; managing the departmental budget; overseeing curriculum and curricular changes; preparing class schedules; assigning teaching and administrative responsibilities to faculty members; and maintaining departmental records. In Nursing, ensuring compliance with the standards of the New York State Department of Education and the accrediting agency, ACEN, is essential.


This position requires an earned doctorate, a master’s degree in nursing, and a current license to practice nursing in the State of New York or eligibility for licensure in New York


Professional certification and or licensure in a specialty area in nursing is encouraged. Candidates should have at least five years of successful leadership and experience in administrative/academic positions of increasing responsibility, as well as a record of collaboration and demonstrated knowledge of best practices in nursing education.

Candidates should provide evidence of academic/ professional contributions that qualify them for appointment at the associate or full professor rank. The Department Chair must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff to foster academic change and growth, a commitment to professional education, and an understanding of the complexities of health care in the 21st Century. The candidate must have a strong commitment to the goals of urban, public higher education in a diverse environment.


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.


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Candidates should provide a cover letter summarizing teaching philosophy and research area, CV/resume and letters of recommendation.


Open until filled with review of resumes to begin on or after July 6, 2019.


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