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Clinical Assistant / Associate Professor (12MO)

Apply now Job No: 494983
Local Title: Clinical Assistant / Associate Professor (12MO)
Budget Title: Clinical Associate Professor (12 month)
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Faculty - Clinical, Nursing


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The College of Nursing at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Assistant / Associate Professor (12 MO). Reporting to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Community Partnerships, the successful candidate will:

  • Conduct clinical teaching and supervision of students in areas of specialization including doctoral level courses.
  • Implement the College’s philosophy, curriculum, program outcomes, and course objectives through expert teaching.
  • Assume responsibility for all autonomous aspects of individual teaching assignments.
  • Use innovative, active learning strategies in the classroom and beyond.
  • Plans clinical and simulation experiences for, and provides direct supervision and evaluation of students delivering nursing care, as needed.
  • Advise students in area of doctoral work; mentor students in evidence-based research and scholarship.
  • Evaluate and provide documented feedback on student performance; be available for remediation of students as required or needed.
  • Orients and maintains current knowledge related to agency/clinical policies and procedures.
  • Grades homework, quizzes, tests, lab assignments, clinical paperwork and other written work in a timely manner.
  • Directs research of other teachers or graduate students working for advanced academic degrees.
  • Conducts research and publishes findings in professional journals. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing required.
  • New York State APRN License.
  • National certification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in academia and a minimum of 8 years of clinical practice experience in area of specialization.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Evidence of current scholarship.
  • Evidence of national prominence in nursing.
  • Experience in curriculum development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of independent and collaborative research and extramural funding; leadership/management experience in academia, professional and community organizations.
  • Teaching experience in Doctor of Nursing Practice education. 

Work Schedule:

Days Variable; Hours Variable

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025.


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