Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate Professor

  • D'Youville College
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Jul 21, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Nursing

Job Description

Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate Professor

The D’Youville Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing is seeking an outstanding candidate to join our clinical faculty. The clinical faculty role includes teaching, service and scholarly activity. Candidates who embrace the D’Youville mission and are dedicated to the advancement of the nursing profession, through the preparation of the next generation of nurses are encouraged to apply. Nurses of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply to support an inclusive scholarly environment.

Job Details

Clinical faculty members in the School of Nursing are primarily responsible for the implementation of educational programs through classroom teaching, lab instruction, and clinical supervision.

Classroom instruction includes a variety of teaching/ learning strategies directed at meeting student individual learning styles and includes but is not limited to lecture, lab instruction, on-line and hybrid instruction. D’Youville engages students through active learning strategies based on evidence-based pedagogical approaches. Clinical supervision includes guiding students to deliver quality nursing care in a variety of health care settings. Additional requirements include committee work, service and scholarly activity.

Regular activities include holding office hours, mentoring students, serving on departmental and campus-wide committees, and engagement in college and service opportunities.


Applicants must have a Master of Science degree from a nationally accredited School of Nursing, and have an active, unencumbered RN license in the state of New York. Doctoral degree (for example PhD, EdD, DNP) are preferred. National certification in the field of specialty is required for advance practice roles and preferred for other specialties.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

· Embrace shared governance including service on committees both within the Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing and D’Youville.

 · Create an inclusive learning climate for students of diverse backgrounds

· Focus on student success

· Possess academic and experiential expertise in an area of the discipline of Nursing with an emphasis on engaging and innovative pedagogy

· Be student-centric and service-minded

· Ability to work collaboratively in teams

· Provide effective classroom, lab, and clinical instruction in courses required by a diverse student population and in multiple degree programs

 · Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of School of Nursing academic programs

· Support ongoing accreditation activities including continuous quality improvement efforts.

· Serve as an active member and in leadership positions for School of Nursing and College Standing Committees with regular, predictable attendance at meetings as scheduled

· Can sit or stand for extended periods and the dexterity to operate a computer and telephone

· Be able to provide instruction in classroom, hybrid, or distance learning format

· Maintain professional competence and certification (if applicable) in specialty area

 · Advise and mentor nursing students

· Hold on-campus office hours as outlined by the School of Nursing

· Participate in scholarly activities that contribute to the nursing and academic disciplines

· Engage in professional development activities to maintain currency in nursing practice

 · Possess clear and concise verbal and written communication skills

· Establish effective interpersonal and collaborative relationships with students, faculty, administrators, staff, the Associate Deans, the Dean, as well as the larger D’Youville community

· Participate in strategic planning initiatives within the School of Nursing to build programs and resources, affiliate to create new opportunities, and innovate to transform nursing education

Acceptable Education and Experience:

 A minimum Master of Science degree in Nursing is required for a clinical track appointment. A doctoral degree is preferred. Rank will be commensurate with education and experience. An unencumbered license in the State of New York or eligibility for licensure is required. For professors in the Nurse Practitioner Masters, Post-Masters Certificate, and DNP programs, candidates must have licensure as a nurse practitioner from New York State and have national certification as a nurse practitioner in an appropriate specialty area. A minimum of two years of clinical nursing experience is required for appointment to either the undergraduate or graduate programs.

Application Details


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