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Assistant or Associate Professor, School of Nursing

California State University, Dominguez Hills
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 30, 2023

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

Assistant or Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Job No: 516599
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences

Assistant or Associate Professor

School of Nursing

College of Health, Human Services, & Nursing

Position Description

The School of Nursing at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (12-month) with the appointment starting in Fall 2023.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values.

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing offers online and classroom-based courses for Registered Nurses. Minimal campus presence is required for selected classes, program administration, faculty governance and committee responsibilities. The degree programs are: RN-BSN and MSN with role options in Administration, Education, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult-Gerontology, Neo-Natal, or Pediatric Nursing. The School of is currently developing a Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

The School of Nursing at California State University Dominguez Hills is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience in nursing/healthcare administration, academic administration, teaching, mentoring, and research.


The mission of the School of Nursing is to provide excellent educational opportunities for adult learners, who reflect the diversity of our community, to apply knowledge, skills, and values that improve nursing practice and healthcare in our communities and the global society. The faculty achieves this mission by providing outstanding teaching, scholarship and service that empower learners to be leaders in the nursing profession.

For more information: School of Nursing

The Position

Applications are being accepted for a 12-month, tenure track position as an Assistant/Associate Professor in Nursing. The assigned academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University seeks an outstanding, innovative, faculty member to serve as Coordinator for the Masters in Nursing Administration program for the School; one who is committed to promoting and fostering excellence in leadership, teaching, scholarship, and service. In particular, the School is seeking applicants that possess in-depth experience as a nursing/healthcare executive that have held the position of Chief Nurse Executive or Chief Hospital Executive (or equivalent), and has had experience in developing curricula for and teaching nursing administrative courses at the graduate level.


The candidate will be qualified for a 12-month, full-time tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in Nursing, academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. The assignment of courses and administrative and teaching responsibilities will be commensurate with the applicant's clinical/administrative background and credentials. Assignments may be made for the RN-BSN program, the Masters program and/or in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program that is currently under development.


Required Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • National Certification in field of practice
  • Experience as a nurse or healthcare executive
  • Earned Doctorate in Nursing or in a related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must have completed the doctorate by the time of appointment.
  • Evidence of experience in undergraduate, graduate and/or doctoral nursing education
  • Valid and active unencumbered California Registered Nurse License
  • Applicants must have experience in teaching and working with colleagues from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in a senior leadership role in a major teaching facility
  • Classroom and online teaching experience
  • Evidence of scholarship/research activities and scholarly, peer reviewed publications

  • Employment Requirement - Background Check

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    Additional Information

    The Assistant Professor (12-Month) classification salary range is $6,190 to $13,797 per month (12 monthly payments per academic year), and Associate Professor (12-Month) classification salary range is $7,102 to $15,145 per month (12 monthly payments per academic year); salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and current CSUDH faculty salaries in the academic department/discipline. Faculty salaries are subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start‐up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes: health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee‐waiver; access to campus child‐care; and a defined‐benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit:

    Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

    The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

    How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

    The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in September, 2022. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with the required materials no later than September 30, 2022.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
  • Cover letter
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • List of 3 references with contact information*
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)**
  • A Statement on Teaching
  • A Statement on Research
  • Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity
  • Teaching Evaluations (if available)

  • *This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your applicant portal.

    **For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

    A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate's, Doctor's of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.

    If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

    Dr. Ronald Norby, Search Committee Chair

    CSU, Dominguez Hills

    1000 East Victoria Street, (WH 335F)

    Carson, CA 90747

    Closing Statement

    CSUDH is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

    For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources' Office (310) 243-3771.

    Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report (Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

    Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

    The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.

    For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free

    Applications Close: Open until filled

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