Assistant Professor – Psychiatric Mental Health (Tenure-Track)

Assistant Professor – Psychiatric Mental Health (Tenure-Track)

Assistant Professor, Psychiatric Mental Health, Tenure Track

Evelyn L. Spiro School of Nursing


The School of Nursing at Wagner College invites applications for a tenure track nursing faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning fall 2022. Responsibilities will include effective classroom and clinical instruction, student recruitment and advising.  Candidates will have demonstrated evidence of research/creative/professional activities or the potential to design and complete research/creative/professional activity, including curriculum development and program evaluation.  The position also includes service to the institution through department and College committees, participation in College and departmental programs and activities and professional and community service. A current New York nursing licensure is essential.

Candidates must have (or near completion of) a terminal degree, preferable Ph.D. with strong consideration to a DNP. The ideal candidate must have a background in curriculum and teaching and current clinical expertise in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. Experience in Nursing Simulation is helpful. In addition the candidate will serve as an advocate for all students.


Located in Staten Island and overlooking the Manhattan skyline, Wagner College is a private, non-sectarian 80% residential college of approximately 1600 traditional aged undergraduates and 400 graduate students in selected professional programs. The College has been widely recognized for its innovative curriculum, The Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts, which integrates a core curriculum, required learning communities, experiential learning, diversity, and civic education, as cited by Time magazine, U.S. News & World Report, the educational media and several higher education associations.  Further information about the College can be found on the Wagner website,


1) Application packet must include:

  • A letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications of the position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement outlining how you approach diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work
  • Copy of Transcripts (Original transcripts will be requested later in the search.)
  • Two letters of references with full contact information including e-mails (References will not be contacted without consent from applicant.)

2) Submit application packet (preferably as PDFs) to:

Dr. Patricia Tooker, Dean

Evelyn L. Spiro School Of Nursing

Wagner College

One Campus Road

Staten Island, NY 10301


e-mail: Katharine Sheehan, Administrative Assistant at

The application review process will be open until filled.  Located in an increasingly diverse metropolitan area, Wagner College is committed to scholarship and community outreach relevant to the needs of New York City.  Wagner values campus diversity (domestic and international) and in keeping with this initiative, welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity and internationalization efforts.