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Open Rank (Tenure-Track) Professor: Nursing Leadership

San Diego State University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Open Rank (Tenure-Track) Professor: Nursing Leadership

Location: San Diego, CA
Open Date: Sep 21, 2022

One full-time tenure-track faculty position, at an Open Rank level, is available to begin Fall 2023 in a CCNE accredited School of Nursing (SON). SDSU SON offers the following programs: General Nursing baccalaureate (BSN), RN to BSN and Master's degree in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems and AGNP/CNS. We are seeking applicants with academic and practice expertise within the Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems.

Qualified applicants must hold an earned doctorate [PhD or DNP] in nursing or in a related field with a Master's degree in Nursing and be eligible for or currently licensed to practice nursing in California. The successful candidate will possess strong research interest and capability as evidenced by an appropriate history of, or potential for research and publication in top-tier refereed journals and clinical practice. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is preferred. The position requires teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels and faculty role responsibilities. Applicants must have clinical expertise and experience as a Nursing Leader in Health Care Systems as a Registered Nurse.

Salary and benefits are competitive and are commensurate with experience and academic preparation. This position reports to the Director of the School of Nursing. The School supports the teacher-scholar model that emphasizes teaching and research. San Diego State University is the largest university in San Diego and the third largest in California. The highly diverse campus community has a student population of over 36,000 and approximately 5,849 faculty and staff. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation. Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor degrees in 84 areas, masters in 76 and doctorates in 21. Additional information about the University is available at

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.

The SON has dynamic educational programs, uses creative and innovative teaching methods and offers research opportunities and support in acquiring funding. The School of Nursing offers graduate concentrations in Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults and Elderly (NP/CNS) and Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems. Please take a moment to peruse the website at for further information regarding our programs.

We are seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. Candidates must satisfy two or more of the eight Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. Candidates that meet BIE criteria: (a) are committed to engaging in service with underrepresented populations within the discipline, (b) have demonstrated knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty within the discipline, (c) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students, (d) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to integrating understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research, (e) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to extending knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group, (f) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to research that engages underrepresented communities, (g) have expertise or demonstrated commitment to developing expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration, or (h) have research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. Please indicate in a separate diversity statement how you meet at least two (2) of these criteria.


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Candidates should submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, diversity statement, copies of transcripts, and three letters of references with Name, Title, email, and phone numbers of these references. For questions, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Savitri Singh-Carlson at . We anticipate beginning applicant review in January 2023. The position will remain open until it is filled.

We thank you for your interest and appreciate you taking the time to apply to our open position.
The School of Nursing Search Committee.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

As part of its commitment to a safe and equitable “OneSDSU” community, SDSU requires that individuals seeking faculty employment provide at the time of application authorization to conduct background checks if they become a finalist for the position; applications without this authorization will be considered incomplete and not considered.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The anticipated salary for an assistant professor position is $5,405 - $11,994 academic year full- time monthly salary. This amount will vary according to candidate rank, experience, and market considerations specific to the scholarly discipline. Salary represents one component of a job offer that will also include a full benefits package, moving expenses, and start-up support.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.


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