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Assistant Professor of Nursing

The School of Nursing at Roberts Wesleyan University invites candidates to apply for a full-time (10-month), tenure-track Nursing faculty position beginning Fall 2024.  Our nursing programs are housed in the School of Nursing on our park-like campus in Rochester New York, providing advantages of a suburban setting within a vibrant metropolitan area to members of the Roberts community.

Roberts Wesleyan University is a comprehensive, Christian university of the liberal arts, sciences, and professions serving approximately 1800 traditional and nontraditional students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The University is committed to integrating a Christian worldview with learning in order to prepare thoughtful, spiritually mature, service-oriented people who will help transform society. Roberts believes that all people are created in the image of God and therefore values and affirms human diversity and is committed to providing a supportive environment that promotes awareness of, sensitivity to, and appreciation of human diversity. In support of the diversity of thought, Roberts has more than 60 undergraduate programs/majors, including 6 different adult-degree completion programs, 14 graduate programs, and 12 online programs; our first doctoral program launched in 2016. The School of Nursing located in Smith Hall houses the innovative Crothers Science and Nursing Center equipped with modern instrumentation and technology-rich teaching, learning, and research spaces that allow for hands-on experiences.


Required qualifications include a Master’s degree in nursing, doctoral degree preferred; a New York State Registered Nurse License; demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment and with a diverse student population; and knowledge of accreditation, regulatory, and professional standards and policies. Previous record of academic experience preferred.  Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to the integration of Christian faith and professional practice and a willingness to support the University’s Christian mission and identity. A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate multicultural competence, including cultural humility, and value the principles of diversity, equity, and belonging that includes excellent skills in: teamwork, organization,  information technology, quality improvement, resiliency, and communication.


Teaching responsibilities could include undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in psychosocial-mental health concepts, clinical reasoning, and judgment skills for entry and advanced levels of nursing, as well as other areas to be determined based on areas of student need and faculty expertise. Additional responsibilities include supervision and evaluation of students, remediation as needed, assist in recruitment and retention of students, compliance with University, School, and Program policies and procedures. While the primary focus for faculty is teaching, effective faculty performance will also include service, profession-related activity, and scholarship.

Application Process:

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.  Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a completed Application for Roberts Faculty Employment (download at https://www.roberts.edu/employment.aspx/) to:

Annemarie Dowling-Castronovo, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, AHPCN, CNE, FNAP
Dean, School of Nursing
Roberts Wesleyan University
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY 14624-1997

For further information, contact Dean Dowling-Castronovo via email at dowlingcastronovo.a@roberts.edu or call 585.594.6735.  Persons from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Racially or ethnically minoritized candidates are especially encouraged to apply as well as persons from other historically underrepresented groups.

Roberts Wesleyan University complies with all applicable non-discrimination laws and is committed to the enhancement of human dignity and workplace diversity.

Salary Range: $62,500 - $68,000 based on experience and rank.

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