D’Youville’s Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing is seeking an outstanding candidate to join our faculty in a temporary adjunct position, to provide leadership in the areas of teaching, service and scholarly activity. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Faculty rank will be commensurate with education and qualifications

Pay – $35,000 (Contract)

Additional Salary Information

Faculty rank will be commensurate with education and qualifications

The salary range reflects our good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible compensation at the time of posting, the role and associated responsibilities, and the experience, education, and training of the selected candidate.

Job Type – Temporary Adjunct

12-18 Credit hours per year

Job Details

Faculty members in the Patricia H. Garman (PHG SON) School of Nursing are responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs in a shared governance setting. Teaching includes a variety of active teaching and learning strategies directed at meeting student individual learning styles and includes but is not limited to lecture, lab/clinical teaching, on-line and hybrid instruction. D’Youville ascribes to the Boyer model of scholarship, including the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, implementation, and engagement. Faculty engage in a variety of service activities to support the D’Youville and its School of Nursing, the profession, and the community.

Teaching responsibilities will be limited to 12-18 credit hours per contract year (Spring/Summer/Fall semesters included).


  • (Preferred) Applicants hold an earned doctorate in nursing or a closely related field from an institutionally accredited college or university.
  • Master’s degree in nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program.
  • Unencumbered RN license (and APRN license and national certification in specialty if hired for FNP/DNP program) to practice in New York, or licensure in another state in the US with eligibility for licensure in New York.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Three to five years of academic experience in nursing in the higher education setting, with a record of teaching, service, and research.

Distinguished Features of The Applicant (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Demonstrate level of active and visible practice of scholarly and creative research commensurate with position
  • Participate in scholarly activities that contribute to the nursing and academic disciplines
  • Engage in professional development activities to maintain currency in nursing practice
  • Creating an inclusive learning climate 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
  • Be student-centric and service-minded
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams
  • Provide effective classroom, 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 D’Youville Standing Committees with regular, predictable attendance at meetings as scheduled
  • Have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods in the instructional setting and the dexterity to operate a computer and telephone
  • Be capable of performing light to moderate lifting, pushing, or pulling of equipment
  • Maintain professional competence and certification (if applicable) in specialty area
  • Advise and mentor nursing students
  • Hold on-campus office hours as outlined by the School of Nursing
  • Possess clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to interact and establish excellent interpersonal and collaborative relationships with students, faculty, administrators, staff, the Dean, School of Nursing Leadership team, and the larger D’Youville 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

How to Apply

Candidates should submit:

  • A cover letter describing interest in the position and demonstrating alignment of education and experiences with the qualifications for the position
  • A current curriculum vitae including education, experience, publications, presentations, licensure, and certification (as applicable).

Applications accepted through Prism HR

About D’Youville University:

D’Youville is a private university located on the vibrant west side of Buffalo, preparing students for the 21st Century. The University has a growing community of over 2,600 students in an urban setting, offering more than 50 majors in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies, including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs. Featuring degrees in healthcare, business and liberal arts, D’Youville encourages students to balance inter-and extra-curricular activities, integrating community service with coursework. Excelling at helping students reach their career goals, D’Youville instills character to become change agents, doing well for themselves and their communities by doing good.  Founded in 1908, the Grey Nuns named the University after the Patron Saint Marguerite D’Youville to be a compassionate place of learning for those from underrepresented populations to give them a better life, which continues today. A school with a long history, D’Youville welcomes students of every culture, background and faith and is a place where traditions can be openly shared and respected.

 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. All job offers are contingent upon legal authorization to be employed in NYS as determined by NYS DOL. To learn more about D’Youville, please visit http://www.dyu.edu/

D’Youville University continues to grow its commitment to Diversity, EQUITY, and Inclusion. Remaining true to the teachings of our Patroness, St. Marguerite d’Youville, we seek to selflessly and compassionately contribute to humanity by improving the lives of individuals and society through education. D’Youville University was founded to extend a hand to those in need and equip them, through education, with the skills necessary to change the world.

About D'Youville College


About D’Youville College

Founded in 1908, D’Youville College is an MSCHE-accredited, independent Catholic college located in the city of Buffalo, New York. D’Youville offers its 3,000 students preeminent education in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in allied health professions, education, business, and liberal arts.

D’Youville’s success is built on the commitment that our students learn how to think critically, work with others, be leaders, and communicate effectively – all skills employers look for in the people they hire. D’Youville is an exceptionally collegial and exciting place to work and learn. Its motivating plan for the future and expanded outreach to the region, state, nation and global community provide wonderful opportunities.

D’Youville is situated in the Prospect Park/Lower West Side neighborhood, one of Buffalo’s most diverse and historic neighborhoods with fine examples of residential architecture from the last hundred years. The city is in the midst of a remarkable transformation, including a redeveloped waterfront and revitalized neighborhoods. Buffalo is home to several Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, Frederick Law Olmstead parks, and of course, the chicken wing!

Join us, and be a part of Buffalo’s renaissance.

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