Mercy College invites nominations and applications for a nine-month visiting faculty position in the Nursing Program in the School of Health and Natural Sciences beginning September 2021. This is an opportunity to join an engaged team of professional and dedicated colleagues in a CCNE-accredited program that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. We welcome dynamic educators to our team who want to make a difference in students’ lives and in their professions. Primary areas of emphasis includes teaching undergraduate nursing students. Responsibilities for the position include teaching in the undergraduate program, including pediatric and parent-child health. The Nursing Program places an emphasis on high impact teaching practices, integration of clinical and academic content, innovative clinical education experiences, providing direct clinical instruction, and advising students. Mercy College is a nonsectarian, nonprofit New York metropolitan area institution offering over 90 undergraduate and graduate programs. The College has an enrollment of approximately 9,000 students from diverse backgrounds across four campuses in Westchester County and New York City. As Mercy College proudly serves a diverse student body and is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, faculty are dedicated to providing students with access to a transformative education through academic quality and robust student support. To encourage faculty growth, we offer a host of professional development opportunities to deepen their knowledge of evidence-based practices.
Minimum qualifications include MS in Nursing, at least 5 years of clinical experience as a Registered Professional Nurse and 5-7 years of experience teaching undergraduate nursing students, in particular pediatric and parent-child nursing, lower division and upper division nursing courses and collaborative skills to interact effectively with faculty, in-house clinical instructors, and externship affiliates.
Salary and rank are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must send a complete application consisting of: a cover letter addressing the applicant’s qualifications, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers and email contact for at least three professional references. The initial review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Mercy College is a dynamic, diverse New York City area college whose students are on a personal mission to get the most out of life by getting the most out of their education. Our institution is an independent, coeducational college that offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs within five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Mercy College’s efforts in these programs have been recognized over the last several years. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Mercy College, has been honored by being ranked nationally among the top Colleges in the country for Hispanics by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Mercy College was further recognized by HACU as a national leader in awarding bachelor’s degrees to Hispanics in several disciplines, including Psychology, Sociology and Business. Additionally, to support our diverse student body, Mercy College has pursued and been awarded a number of federal grants which enable us to better develop and deliver services to our students. As a Hispanic Serving Institution, Mercy College is proud to... be recognized as an institution which helps under-served students to achieve their educational aspirations. Westchester Magazine has also named Mercy College the Best College in Westchester county in 2019 and 2020.The vibrancy of the College culture is sustained by a diverse student body from around the region. Enrollment, including full-time and part-time undergraduates and graduates is approximately 10,557; The College offers campuses in Dobbs Ferry, Bronx, Manhattan as well as online offerings. At Mercy College, we strive to provide employees and their families with a comprehensive and valuable benefits package. We offer high-quality health care plans, retirement benefits, tuition discounts, flexible spending, and much more. OUR MISSION: Mercy College is committed to providing motivated students the opportunity to transform their lives through higher education by offering liberal arts and professional programs in personalized and high quality learning environments, thus preparing students to embark on rewarding careers, to continue learning throughout their lives and to act ethically and responsibly in a changing world. EEO STATEMENT: Mercy College actively engages in recruiting a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups, and strives to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, marital status, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Mercy College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Veteran/Disability