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SUNY Morrisville Nursing Faculty Tenure Track - Assistant Professor in Morrisville, New York

Nursing Faculty Tenure Track - Assistant Professor

Category:Full-time Faculty



Locations:Morrisville, NY

Posted:Nov 21, 2023

Closes:Open Until Filled


Position ID:170168


About SUNY Morrisville:

SUNY Morrisville, a college that leverages the expansive resources of the State University of New York, is a model of innovative applied education. Located in the center of New York State, the college offers students hands-on, experiential learning in modern classrooms and specialized facilities, many of which are rare or one-of-a-kind in higher education. Morrisville's 3,000 students - who come from diverse backgrounds across the state and around the world - choose from more than 80 associate and bachelor degree programs that embrace agriculture, technology, business, social sciences, including Psychology, Criminal Justice, and the liberal arts. An internship program that prepares students for success in the 21st-century workplace ranks among the top ten in the nation. At Morrisville, motivated students work alongside talented faculty members - many with field experience - to imagine, build, and test practical, sustainable solutions to some of the fundamental questions confronting a shrinking world with diminishing resources.

The Morrisville campus is 30 miles southeast of Syracuse and 30 miles southwest of Utica; it is a half-hour drive from the New York State Thruway with easy access to Albany (two hours), Rochester (two hours), Buffalo (three hours) and New York City (four hours).

The Norwich Campus of SUNY Morrisville has been serving the Norwich community and the surrounding areas for more than 46 years, offering students associate degree options such as Criminal Justice, Computer Information Technology, and Nursing. The campus is also used by businesses, not-for-profits and community partners for training, events and videoconferencing.

The Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), administered by SUNY Morrisville, provides the urban community of Syracuse with innovative academic programs leading to higher education as well as vocational training programs leading to gainful employment and economic self-sufficiency.

Recognizing the importance of diversity in assuring the success of students and graduates in an increasingly global environment, SUNY Morrisville is committed to equity and inclusion in all aspects of hiring and employment.

Job Description:

Campus/Budget Title: Assistant Professor

Unit: UUP

Professional Rank and Salary Range: $56,000+

Duration:This position is full time, following a 10-month academic year.Enjoy summers off!

Brief Description of Duties:

SUNY Morrisville is seeking a dynamic and forward-thinking individual to join our campus as an Assistant Professor for our Nursing Department. As a member of our faculty, you will play a crucial role in shaping the next generation of nursing professionals by integrating modern technology and innovative teaching methods into the nursing curriculum.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to combine your passion for nursing education with your expertise in leveraging technology to enhance the learning experience. This program is an ACEN Accredited Associate Degree Nursing program enrolling approximately 150 students, 50 of which are at the Norwich Campus.

Primary Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited to:

  • Curriculum Development:Collaborate with the nursing department to develop and update curriculum that reflects the latest advancements in healthcare technology and aligns with industry standards. Integrate technology-driven teaching strategies and active learning methods to engage students and promote critical thinking.

  • Classroom Instruction:Deliver high-quality instruction to nursing students utilizing a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, virtual simulations, online modules, and interactive multimedia resources. Foster an inclusive and collaborative learning environment that encourages student engagement and participation. Coursework includes teaching theory and clinical in areas that include medical-surgical, psychiatric, pediatric, and obstetrical nursing.

  • Student Mentorship:Provide guidance and support to students throughout their educational journey, including recruiting students to join our program, academic advising, career counseling, and promoting professional development. Foster a student-centered approach that emphasizes individual growth and prepares students for the challenges of modern healthcare settings.

The successful candidate for this position will be a team player and open to continuous improvement! We are willing to provide training and mentorship to motivated candidates!

Travel to off-campus sites is required. Future teaching assignments could potentially include distance learning, evenings, weekends, and offsite locations.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master's Degree (or higher) in Nursing

  • Current license as a registered nurse (RN)

  • Recent nursing experience

  • Strong computer skills and ability to adapt to technology changes.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate students from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching, curriculum development, and program evaluation.

  • Membership in professional organizations

Additional Information:

SUNY Morrisville is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences, and prohibits discrimination in employment based on gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, physical capability, age, creed, sexual identity, veteran status, and economic means. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EEO/ADA

In accordance with the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" institutions of higher education are required to prepare an annual report containing information on campus security policies and campus statistics. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by SUNY Morrisville; and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting SUNY Morrisville University Police at (315) 684-6410, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities at (315) 684-6070, Office of Human Resources at (315) 684-6038 and or by accessing the following web site

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Application Instructions:

Application Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by as soon as possible, to assure optimal consideration.

Application Procedure:Application materials are required to be submitted on-line at

Please provide Cover Letter, Resume, and at least three employment references (we will not contact references without prior permission)