The Wegmans School of Nursing invites applications for a full time, 12-month, on-campus, term faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level (with title of Visiting Assistant Professor) to begin September of 2021.
Founded in 1948, St. John Fisher College is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the northeast and has a rich history of academic excellence and an outstanding reputation for its commitment to a student-centered, personalized educational environment. The educational philosophy of the founding Basilian Fathers—Teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge—reflects Fisher's traditions and values today, and the campus prepares individuals for lives of intellectual, professional, and civic integrity and where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced (www.sjfc.edu).
Teach undergraduate and graduate students in classroom, simulation learning center, online, and clinical settings
Engage in an active program of research/scholarship
Engage in various service activities within the school, College, the profession of nursing, and the community
Maintain clinical and academic expertise
Plan student learning experiences in achieving desired learning outcomes
Plan, develop, and implement evaluation tools to assess student progress
Participate in curriculum development
Participate in meetings and other activities that advance the mission and goals of the school and College
Other duties as determined by the Dean and Department Chair
The nursing programs in the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The teaching load is 30 contact hours per year (12 credits for both Fall and Spring and 6 credits for Summer); options for summer teaching exist.
Education / Experience:
PhD or DNP in Nursing, conferred by the time of hire
One graduate degree must be in nursing and from an accredited institution (MSN or a PhD in nursing)
Active unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in New York State, or ability to obtain by date of hire
Two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent, professional nursing clinical experience Preferred Requirements:
Two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent, academic experience in undergraduate or graduate nursing education
Previous experience with curriculum development and evaluation
National certification in an advanced practice role such as a Family or Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Previous experience with conducting online teaching
Established record of scholarship/research publications
Established record of service
Competencies / Skills:
A strong commitment to student-centered instruction
A demonstrated ability and interest to teach effectively in all courses
The ability to facilitate highly effective learning environments
Demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion
Demonstrated ability and interest in contributing to the growth of the University and developing community relations
Demonstrated potential to achieve scholarship (research publication, presentation, and funding) expectations suitable to the rank sought
The ability to meet deadlines
The ability to use an online teaching platform and basic IT applications
Supervision of Employees:
It is the policy of St. John Fisher College to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the College has employees.
The College does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 2116
About St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.