Clinical Assistant Professor - School of Nursing

Buffalo, NY

D’Youville’s Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing invites individuals committed to inclusivity, diversity, and equity to join our undergraduate faculty and provide leadership in the areas of teaching, service and scholarly activity. Diverse candidates who can contribute to an inclusive and equitable community through teaching, service, and scholarship are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates will be considered for tenure or non-tenure track full time appointment.

Job Details:

Faculty members in the School of Nursing are primarily responsible for the implementation of educational programs through classroom teaching, lab instruction, and clinical supervision.Individuals hired into Clinical and Tenure track positions within the School of Nursing are expected to be able to teach in any of these capacities.Appointment includes classroom instruction in a variety of teaching/ learning modalities directed at meeting student individual learning styles. These include but are not limited to lecture, lab instruction, on-line and hybrid formats. Clinical supervision includes guiding students to deliver quality nursing care in a variety of health care settings. To maintain the academic excellence that keep D’Youville at the forefront of nursing education excellence, faculty are expected to actively participate in course and program development, implementation, and evaluation. 

Distinguishing Features of the Applicant (knowledge, skills, and abilities): 

  • Have a commitment to creating an inclusive climate for learning for students of diverse backgrounds
  • Be focused on student success
  • Possess academic and/or experiential expertise in an area of the discipline of nursing with an emphasis on engaging and innovative pedagogy
  • Be student-centric and service-minded, with the ability to work collaboratively in teams
  • Provide effective classroom and clinical instruction in courses required by a diverse student population and in multiple degree programs
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of School of Nursing academic programs
  • Assist with accreditation activities
  • Serve as an active member and in leadership positions for School of Nursing and College Standing Committees with regular, predictable attendance at meetings as scheduled
  • Be physically able to perform teaching duties in each of class, lab, and clinical settings
  • Have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods and the dexterity to operate a computer and telephone
  • Be capable of performing light to moderate lifting, pushing, or pulling of equipment
  • Mentor nursing students
  • Participate in scholarly activities that contribute to nursing and other academic disciplines
  • Engage in professional development activities to maintain currency in nursing practice
  • Have the ability to interact and establish good interpersonal and collaborative relationships with students, faculty, administrators, staff, and the larger academic community
  • Participate in strategic planning initiatives within the School of Nursing to build programs and resources, affiliate to create new opportunities, and innovate to transform nursing education


  • Master of Science degree from a nationally accredited School of Nursing (required). Doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DNSc, DNP) preferred.
  • Active, unencumbered licensed in the state of New York.
  • National certification in the field of specialty is required when available.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation; use the apply link to transmit your application materials (PDF format preferred).

About the Institution:

D’Youville is a highly regarded private college and research institution with a rich history located on the vibrant West Side of Buffalo adjacent to a growing downtown with year-round cultural events and outdoor recreation. While preparing students for the 21st-century, D’Youville excels at helping students reach their career goals as change agents, doing well for themselves and their communities by doing good. Under the leadership of President Lorrie Clemo, the university is moving boldly forward through a dynamic and integrated planning process to strengthen the institution and positively impact the student experience and surrounding community.

Founded in 1908, the Grey Nuns named the college after the Patron Saint Marguerite D’Youville and committed to making it a compassionate place of learning for those from underrepresented populations. That commitment and tradition continue today. D’Youville was the first college in Western New York to offer baccalaureate degree programs for women. With a long Catholic history, D’Youville welcomes students of every culture, background, and faith and is a place where different faith traditions can be openly shared and respected. Coeducational since 1971, D’Youville strives to expand opportunities for diverse learners, including adults, first-generation, low-income, and other students historically underrepresented in higher education.

Today, D’Youville features an urban, growing campus community of 3,000 students and offers more than 50 majors in undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral studies including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs. Featuring degrees in healthcare, business, and the liberal arts, D’Youville encourages students to balance their learning with activities that integrate community service with coursework. D’Youville’s proud graduates have the academic strengths necessary for careers that make a difference and the skills to be leaders for the world. To learn more about D’Youville, please visit

Candidates Should Submit:

A cover letter describing qualifications for the position.

A current curriculum vitae including education, experience, publications, presentations, licensure, and certification (as applicable).

Contact information for three to five professional references, including name, email, and telephone number. Include a brief statement describing your professional relationship with this individual.

For fullest consideration please submit cover letter, curriculum Vitae, and references no later than March 9, 2022.