Assistant Professor, Nursing

  • Delaware County Community College, Allied Health, Emergency Services & Nursing Department
  • Media, PA, USA
  • Sep 27, 2019
Full time   Nursing

Job Description

Delaware County Community College, a competency-based institution, committed to diversity, highly values faculty who are student-centered, skilled in instructional design, which employ classroom assessment techniques, and value the use of information technology invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Nursing in our Allied Health, Emergency Services & Nursing department.
The College, founded in 1967, is an accredited, associate degree-granting institution of higher education serving Delaware and Chester counties. It is the seventh largest post-secondary institution in undergraduate enrollment in the Greater Philadelphia region, serving nearly 27,000 credit and non-credit students annually with a comprehensive array of programs, including computer-based and distance-learning classes.

Primary responsibilities include but not limited to: -

  • Teaching a full load of courses in nursing (15 cr/semester), including didactic and clinical component at healthcare facility or community-based site.
  • Utilize advanced technology to enhance student learning
  • Use classroom assessment techniques and creative teaching strategies that actively engage students in the learning process
  • Follow an approved course of study with measurable objectives
  • Participate effectively in the program/course assessment process
  • Collaborate with faculty members in revisions/updates to courses and course materials
  • Offer required office hours that meet student needs
  • Advise students, as assigned, to develop sound academic/career plans
  • Evaluate student performance and achievement of outcomes
  • Participate in department activities including nursing faculty meetings, curriculum development and evaluation, and annual report and accreditation activities
  • Participate in the Colleges Advisory System and serve on college committees
  • Serve on "Ad Hoc" committees as appropriate
  • Represent the College/department in community events. 

Pennsylvania Act 153 Clearances
Applicants are required to either present to human resources current and valid PA Act 153 clearances or be able to obtain them expediently.

The College strongly encourages applications from members of traditionally under-represented groups.  DCCC is an equal opportunity employer.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate must have a Master's degree in Nursing.  Faculty should have recent experience teaching at the college-level and current clinical experience is required. A strong background in medical/surgical nursing is required. Faculty should have both a strong background and the desire to teach established Nursing curricular courses. 

The applicant should be an excellent instructor more committed to teaching than to research, who is familiar with curriculum development, competency-based education, alternative learning styles, classroom technologies, and distance learning.  In addition, the applicant should be willing to take part in active service to the department, the division, and the college, and must be committed to academic excellence, diversity, and a spirit of collaboration. 

Application Details

Interested candidates should apply online at (in MS Word or PDF format), a cover letter, complete & current resume, unofficial transcripts, and a list of three references (including current immediate supervisor) to Human Resources, Delaware County Community College, 901 South Media Line Road, Media, PA 19063.  Application materials must be submitted only as a completed packet and received no later than October 25, 2019.  Positions are open until filled.  References will not be contacted without the applicant's permission.

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