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CUNY Assistant Professor - Pediatrics/Women's Health, Psych/Behavioral Health,Medical Surgical Nursing in Queens, New York

Assistant Professor - Pediatrics/Women's Health, Psych/Behavioral Health,Medical Surgical Nursing

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Queensborough CC

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The Nursing Department at Queensborough Community College invites applications for positions of Assistant Professor in Pediatrics/Women's Health, Psych/Behavioral Health, and Medical Surgical Nursing. The candidate will perform teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise as noted below and will share responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer, is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and is dedicated to recruiting and retaining professionals who share the College’s commitment to equity. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university’s mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply. One of the Queensborough Community College’s greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.

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. Faculty on Assistant Professor tenure track receive reassigned time to pursue scholarly activities and participate in departmental and college activities, including committees, course and program assessment, curriculum development, and preparation of grants. Faculty pursuing doctoral studies in CUNY Programs receive financial compensation for 6 credit hours per semester. For faculty in Assistant Professor Rank, continued scholarly activities are required for tenure and promotion. Faculty also provide academic support and advisement for students. Some evening teaching may be required. Position to start Fall 2023.

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The department's facilities include a simulation laboratory. The department provides opportunities for students to achieve their Bachelor's Degree in Nursing through three dual/joint programs within The City University of New York, For more information, please see the department's website at


Requirements include Master's Degree in Nursing. RN licensure in NYS and appropriate, specialized experience in pediatric/women’s health, psych/ behavioral health and/or medical/surgical nursing

Preferred qualifications include:

Prior teaching experience, demonstrated scholarly work or achievement in the field of nursing, and ability to cooperate with others, for the good of the institution;

Strong diversified clinical background with recent experience. Experience in two or more of the following specialty areas preferred- Medical Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, Behavioral and Community Health.

A strong preference for community college teaching;

Research interests in teaching/learning innovation;

Experience using instructional technology;

Experience with student-centered and high-impact pedagogy; (see website Experience with course and/or program assessment;

An innovative perspective and non-traditional approach to pedagogy;

Experience teaching diverse college student populations.

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.

Until further notice, work will be performed in a hybrid manner with 70% onsite presence.


Commensurate with experience and qualifications ($ 82,928 - $ 86,645)

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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City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the Emblem Health HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period. If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day. Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period.

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Candidates must provide a CV/resume.

In addition to the curriculum vita, please provide the following: 1) a cover letter (single page) addressing how your background and experience relate to the preferred qualifications; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy; 3) a statement of research and/or scholarly interests.


February 17, 2023.

Review of resumes to begin immediately.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.