Assistant or Associate Professor Tenure earning Family Nurse Practitioner
D’Youville’s Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing is seeking an outstanding candidate to join our faculty in a tenure-earning position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank to provide leadership in the areas of teaching, service and scholarly activity in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. This outstanding program has strong outcomes, with graduates’ first-time pass rates for the certification exam consistently in the mid-90s. The program has been taught primarily in a face-to-face format, and has launched an online program with approval through the New York State Education Department. This program offers an exceptional opportunity to expand the program and its impact on the delivery of primary healthcare in Western New York and beyond. The faculty member will teach in the online FNP program and be eligible for appointment as the Program Director for the FNP Online Program. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and those with an emphasis creating welcoming, inclusive learning environments for individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, religions, abilities, and genders are encouraged to apply. Faculty rank will be commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications.
Faculty members in the Patricia H. Garman (PHG SON) School of Nursing are responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs in a shared governance setting. Their responsibilities include teaching, service, and scholarship. D’Youville ascribes to the Boyer model of scholarship, including the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, integration, and engagement.
The incumbent of this position will assure the use of best practices in online advanced practice education. The use of these evidence-based approaches to online education will lead to stellar program outcomes, student and alumni satisfaction, and strong contributions to healthcare delivery in Western New York, across the state, and around the nation. The FNP program at D’Youville University was implemented only few years ago, and offers the opportunity for an innovative advanced practice educator to work closely with faculty colleagues to grow the program.
Regular activities include reviewing and developing or revising course materials, teaching, assessment of student learning, meeting with students, and working with admissions and student services. Faculty regularly attend meetings the full faculty of the PHG SON as well as of committees and teams. The PHG SON is represented on the Faculty Senate and on numerous university-wide teams and committees. The PHG SON is currently exploring the establishment of a community nursing clinic at the Health Professions Hub on campus.
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D’Youville is a highly regarded private university and research institution with a rich history located on the vibrant West Side of Buffalo adjacent to a growing downtown with year-round cultural events and outdoor recreation. While preparing students for the 21st-century, D’Youville excels at helping students reach their career goals as change agents, doing well for themselves and their communities by doing good. Under the leadership of President Lorrie Clemo, the university is moving boldly forward through a dynamic and integrated planning process to strengthen the institution and positively impact the student experience and surrounding community.
Founded in 1908, the Grey Nuns named the college after the Patron Saint Marguerite D’Youville and committed to making it a compassionate place of learning for those from underrepresented populations. That commitment and tradition continue today. D’Youville was the first college in Western New York to offer baccalaureate degree programs for women. With a long Catholic history, D’Youville welcomes students of every culture, background, and faith and is a place where different faith traditions can be openly shared and respected. Coeducational since 1971, D’Youville strives to expand opportunities for diverse learners, including adults, first-generation, low-income, and other students historically underrepresented in higher education.
Today, D’Youville features an urban, growing campus community of 3,000 students and offers more than 50 majors in undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral studies including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs. Featuring degrees in healthcare, business, and the liberal arts, D’Youville encourages students to balance their learning with activities that integrate community service with coursework. D’Youville’s proud graduates have the academic strengths necessary for careers that make a difference and the skills to be leaders for the world. To learn more about D’Youville, please visit
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