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University of Rochester Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing - 230395 in Rochester, New York

Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing Job ID 230395

Location School of Nursing Full/Part Time Part-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Schedule




University of Rochester School of Nursing is seeking a faculty candidate for a clinical faculty position. Candidates must have professional licensure and relevant advanced practice experience as well as experience with professional education, education technology, program development, and project management. Candidates are expected to have a record of scholarly work, a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches and teaching experience. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. Clinical faculty are eligible for promotion along the clinical track.

The School of Nursing offers nationally accredited baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree programs. The University of Rochester School of Nursing prepares nurses to meet the challenges of health care in the twenty-first century. Our philosophy includes beliefs about unification, education, research and scholarly productivity, practice, nursing, consumer, and health.

Our student population often starts at the undergraduate level and accelerates sequentially to other levels; accordingly, faculty are expected to fit their instructional model in concordance with the overarching curriculum and with the understanding that students often learn from more than one instructor and across multiple platforms of delivery. Faculty members use the resources of the School of Nursing to engage, inspire and elevate student learning.

The Unification Model directs nursing education, research, and practice. Unification is not only a philosophical approach but also an organizational structure that operationalizes the interdependence among education, research and practice. Education empowers nurses with knowledge, attitudes, and skills for leadership in professional practice and research. Research develops nursing knowledge to strengthen education and promote evidence-based practice. The practice of nursing is care delivery that promotes continued excellence through the generation of new research questions and the enrichment of the educational experience. The ongoing interaction of education, research, and practice benefits the consumer by ensuring quality nursing care.


Successful candidates will work with the Program Directors and faculty colleges to design course materials that meet the program and student learning outcomes in compliance with accreditation standards while implementing best practices in education. Using a variety of teaching modalities (online, face-to-face and hybrid) in a variety of settings (didactic, simulation, lab and clinical), have experience and comfort with education technology, and be willing to actively engage in innovation. The instructor will be challenged to create and execute learning experiences that support student success across all School of Nursing programs (undergraduate, master’s and doctoral) and serve as a resource, advisor and mentor for students and colleagues. Actively engaging in the delivery of a synchronous and asynchronous education model that is first in class.

The Specialty Director of the Clinical Nurse Leader academic program at the University of Rochester School of Nursing provides operational oversight to our 37-credit didactic and clinical MS program. In collaboration with the Specialty Director of the Leadership in Health Care Systems, and the Academic Program Director, the specially director provides leadership in development of program curricula, faculty support, student admissions, advisement and recruitment. The CNL Specialty Director serves as faculty for CNL and other leadership courses, at the rank of Assistant Professor, or higher.

  • Assist the program Directors with strategic planning related to the education mission.

  • Coordinate, implement and evaluate education initiatives, and activities with oversight from program Directors.

  • Develop educational /clinical courses and programs to meet evolving health work force needs.

  • Actively engage with clinical partners and student preceptors to optimize student learning.

  • Participate in program faculty meeting and faculty committees as needed or selected.

  • Teach or guest lecture across School of Nursing baccalaureate and master programs.

  • Serve as a resource/advisor/mentor for students and hold weekly office hours.


    Doctoral degree, current NYS RN licensure, demonstrated record of clinical excellence, superior interpersonal skills with different levels of students.


    Prior teaching experience and experience in online learning strongly preferred as well as experience with professional nursing education, education technology, program development, and project management. Clinical Nurse Leader “™ CNC certification.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equal valued and supported.

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit Associate Dean or Dean from assigning other work as required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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