Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor - School of Nursing

Buffalo, NY

To teach in D'Youville University's Joint program with Guanxi Medical University.

D’Youville’s Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing is seeking an outstanding master’s prepared nurse educator who appreciates diversity and the opportunity to teach nursing courses to students in China.  The selected candidate will provide educational experiences to students enrolled in D’Youville University’s joint program with GuanXi Medical University. Faculty of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Qualified candidates will be considered. 

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. The individual hired for this position would be required to instruct students enrolled in a joint program with GuanXi Medical University. The instructor would provide synchronous online instruction during a mutually agreed upon time.

Duration of the appointment would be for two academic years, ending in May 2024 with faculty interest and satisfactory performance. Courses will be taught in Fall semester from September to January then Spring/Summer from May to July. 


Applicants must have a Master’s in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited institution, and have an active, unencumbered licensed in the state of New York.  Doctoral degree (for example PhD, EdD, DNP) preferred.  

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 experiential expertise in an area of the discipline of Nursing with an emphasis on engaging and innovative pedagogy 
  • Provide effective online instruction 
  • Be physically able to perform teaching duties in each of class, lab, and clinical settings Be able to provide instruction in classroom, hybrid, or distance learning format 
  • Maintain professional competence and certification (if applicable) in specialty area 
  • Advise and mentor nursing students 
  • Hold virtual office hours as outlined by the nursing department 
  • Engage in professional development activities to maintain currency in nursing practice 
  • Possess clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to interact and establish good interpersonal and collaborative relationships

Acceptable Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of a Master of Science degree in Nursing is required for a clinical track appointment. 
  • A minimum of a doctoral degree in nursing or a related field is required for a tenure track appointment.
  • An unencumbered license that is currently registered in the State of New York or eligibility for licensure is required.
  • Clinical nursing practice experience of two years is required, and five years is preferred, for appointment to either the undergraduate programs.

How to Apply:

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information (name, phone, email, and information about the nature of the professional connection with the reference) for three professional references by using the apply now link, a pdf file is 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