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Nursing Instructor (other ranks considered)


Registered Nursing


Commensurate with Credentials and Experience

Description of Duties

The State University of New York (SUNY) at Canton invites qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Nursing Department, to begin September 2021. The Department of Nursing has a practical nursing certificate program, an AAS nursing program, an RN-BS online program, and a dual-degree (AAS/BS) program. All of these programs are ACEN accredited. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits and a great work environment.



Conduct didactic, laboratory, and clinical instruction; plan and participate in program, department, college and university activities; prepare instructional and learning guides for courses; evaluate students’ comprehension of didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction using criterion referenced methods of evaluation; participate in curriculum development and revision; participate in student and program assessment; maintain clinical expertise; participate in scholarly activity, university and community service. Voluntary summer or winter contracts may be available. Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.


Required: Master’s Degree in Nursing. Must be eligible for or licensed as a registered nurse in New York State. Must have a minimum of two years nursing experience, preferably within the past five years.

Preferred: A terminal degree in nursing or related field from a regionally accredited institution is preferred. Preferred candidates will have prior college level teaching experience in either the face-to-face or online environment. Expertise in fundamentals of nursing, mental health or maternal newborn nursing, pharmacology and medical surgical nursing.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications

Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.