Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing

Date: April 7, 2014

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing

Date Needed: August 2014

Description: The Department of Nursing at Hartwick College invites applications for a full-time, 1 year annually renewable term appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor starting in August 2014. We seek candidates with general medical-surgical nursing expertise, with preference given to those with previous classroom and clinical teaching experience.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include an MS in Nursing by the time of the appointment and recent relevant clinical experience. Specific teaching assignments will include medical-surgical and nursing courses. Teaching load will average 20-23 semester credit hours or their equivalent per academic year, and all faculty members teach during the College's distinctive four-week January Term. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, commitment to ongoing professional development, and working closely with students in a small college environment. Committee service and academic advising also are expected.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching and scholarly excellence or the potential for it, and three letters of reference sent directly by your referees. All materials should be sent to Dr. Jeanne-Marie Havener, Chair, Department of Nursing, Johnstone Science Center, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY 13820. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1500 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority. Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College recently adopted a new Liberal Arts in Practice curriculum and aspires to "be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning." The Department of Nursing is CCNE accredited.

Hartwick College is committed to provide a safe and secure educational environment. As such, employment at the College is contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Additional information about Hartwick (an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research) and the Department may be found on our web site at