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Open Rank - Nurse Midwifery-Women's Health Program and Nursing Advance

California State University, Fullerton
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Aug 15, 2023

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Open Rank - Nurse Midwifery-Women's Health Program and Nursing Advance Practice/Leadership/Population Health
School of Nursing
College of Health and Human Development
Fall 2024

The School of Nursing at California State University, Fullerton, has two tenure‐track positions with appointments to begin in August 2024. The positions are:
  1. Nurse Midwifery -Women's Health Program (Open Rank)
  2. Faculty member with content expertise relevant to advanced practice, leadership, or population health in graduate and undergraduate education, as well as the ability to support the scholarly culminating work of students. (Assistant Professor only)

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) is a minority-serving institution, affirmative action, and equal opportunity employer. CSUF is firmly committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum and fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences. Individuals advancing the University's strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

The school of Nursing (SON) is one of eight academic programs in the College of Health and Human Development. The SON has advanced nursing education in Southern California for almost fifty years. We offer a wide range of programs including entry level (prelicensure), RN-BSN, Master, and Doctor of Nursing Practice. We host the only Women Health Nurse Practitioner/Nurse-Midwifery program in Southern California and offer a School Nursing Credentialing program. Our graduates serve the local community, the state of California, and other states. They also serve in academic institutions, School Districts, and Departments of Public Health.

CSUF is committed to retaining all faculty and has established affinity groups you can join to support your success.

CSUF Nursing faculty are committed teacher/scholars/clinicians who bring research and clinical practice to life for students in classrooms, clinical settings, and individually mentored projects. They teach across programs and serve on school, college, and university-wide committees. The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will be teaching clinical and didactic courses in their nursing expertise. They will include developing and teaching introductory and core courses in the discipline and developing courses in their area(s) of nursing specialization. Faculty will work with clinical partners to identify preceptors and settings in the Women's Health Program and other advanced practice content areas. The successful candidate will be responsible for producing scholarship commensurate with the requirements for tenure and will be expected to contribute to and participate in the operation and advancement of the SON, advise students, serve on committees, and participate in the broader university and disciplinary communities.

Required Qualifications
  • An unencumbered California RN license before employment
  • Earned doctorate in nursing or related field and a B.S.N. or M.S.N. If doctorate is in progress, must be awarded prior to start of academic term
  • Record of accomplishments in research, teaching, and academic or professional service, appropriate for appointment at the rank of a tenure track assistant professor (less than five years teaching), associate professor (minimum five years teaching), or professor (minimum ten years teaching) in an accredited School or College of Nursing. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on our University and SON standards, including any prior service in a tenure-earning position
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning (classroom, virtual, simulation, lab), and consistent with the nursing program's vision, mission and goals demonstrated during on campus interview and presentation; eligibility for BRN approval is required if necessary for the area of content expertise
  • The ability to work collegially with diverse faculty, staff, and students
  • Commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population, including first‐generation college students
  • Clinical specialization and experience in an area of registered nursing or advanced practice nursing, e.g., in psych/mental health, medical surgical nursing, pediatrics, obstetrics/women's health, family practice, population/public health, leadership and/or informatics
  • In addition, supplementary required qualifications are:
  • For the position in the Nurse Midwifery-Women's Health Program, national certification as a Nurse Midwife is required, with a preference for national certification as both a Nurse Midwife and a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

    A complete online application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit, choose full-time faculty, search for the position 530278, and provide the following required materials:
  • Cover letter in which you respond to the required qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Candidate statement on commitment to inclusive excellence
  • This statement provides the candidate's unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional careers. This statement aims to help the department identify candidates with professional experience, intellectual commitments, and/or willingness to engage in activities that could help CSUF contribute to its mission in these areas. The statement shall address one or more of the following criteria:
  1. The candidate has acquired knowledge of barriers for students and faculty from marginalized communities in higher education.
  2. The candidate has experience in and/or is committed to serving historically excluded marginalized communities in higher education.
  3. The candidate has experience in and/or is committed to teaching and/or mentoring students from historically excluded marginalized communities in a higher education environment.
  4. The candidate has experience integrating historically excluded marginalized communities into scholarly and creative activities.

  • a list of three references with relevant contact information
  • Finalists must submit three letters of recommendation. Please have these ready for the referents to submit. On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. At the appropriate time in the search process, they will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You can verify that CSUF has received each letter by logging back into your applicant portal.

    Finalists will be asked to have each of their three referents submit a letter of recommendation. Please have these ready for the referents to offer should you proceed to this search phase.

    Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Penny Weismuller at or call 657‐278-5740.

    Application Deadline
    To be assured full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 16, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated appointment date is August 2024.

    The College and Department
    The College of Health and Human Development provides exemplary education, research, and community outreach related to human health, development, and lifelong well-being. Within the College of Health and Human Development, the School of Nursing is committed to educating and transforming nurses to practice in dynamic healthcare environments with diverse populations.

    The Assistant Professor (Academic Year) classification salary range is $5,405 to $11,994 monthly (12 monthly payments per academic year). The anticipated hiring range is $7,500 to $7,656 per month. The Associate Professor (Academic Year) classification salary range is $6,190 to $13,172 monthly (12 monthly payments per academic year). The Professor (Academic Year) classification salary range is $7,794 to $13,797 monthly (12 monthly payments per academic year).

    Salary offered is commensurate with experience and qualifications. In addition, the California Equal Pay Act prohibits employers from paying its employees less than those of the opposite sex and/or another race or ethnicity for substantially similar work (

    Summer research grants, moving expenses, start‐up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available.

    CSUF Benefits
    An excellent comprehensive benefits package 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 and optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit

    Additional Information
    Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

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

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

    Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self‐disclose.

    Notice of Non-Discrimination based on Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator (

    In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. It requires hiring employees to perform CSU-related work within the State of California.

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