Assistant Professor of Nursing

California State University San Marcos
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 17, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time

Rank: Assistant Professor
Department: Nursing
Starting Date: Fall 2024

Located in beautiful North County San Diego, the School of Nursing at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, at the Assistant rank 2024-2025 Academic Year, with the appointment beginning in Fall 2024.

The School of Nursing at CSUSM offers Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in nursing. Three pathways lead to the BSN: a traditional 4-year program, an accelerated 5-semester program, and a fully online ADN/RN to BSN program for students in community college nursing programs, or practicing RNs who hold an ADN and wish to earn a BSN. The MSN program prepares students for a career as a family nurse practitioner or psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.

We are seeking outstanding teachers, passionate scholars, and expert clinicians who are committed to educating students from diverse backgrounds. Applicants are desired from candidates who are able to teach across two or more of the following undergraduate specialty areas: pediatrics; obstetrics and gynecology; and medical-surgical nursing. Candidates who are Nurse Practitioners (NPs) will have opportunities to teach in the graduate nurse practitioner programs.

The faculty at CSUSM are members of an academic community engaged in excellent leadership, scholarship, and service. In addition, the School of Nursing is looking for applicants who will contribute to program assessments and curriculum revisions, innovations in pedagogy, interprofessional collaborative education, and community partnerships.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A PhD in nursing or a related discipline, with a master’s degree in nursing, or a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is required.
  • Applicants with ABD status will be considered; Ph.D. must be completed before employment start date.
  • Possession of or eligibility for licensure by the California Board of Registered Nurses (BRN).
  • Qualified or eligible for California BRN approval to teach undergraduate courses required for licensure which includes either direct patient care or clinical teaching for a minimum of 1 academic year in the last 5 years.
  • Expertise in one and experience in another of the following specialty areas: pediatrics; obstetrics and gynecology; medical-surgical nursing.
  • Willingness to teach in a predominantly face-to-face academic environment
  • Demonstrated ability, experience, and commitment to service delivery and support for students with ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Proven interest in actively participating in a full range of service responsibilities
  • Ability to develop and sustain a research program that leads to publications in peer-reviewed journals and research grants
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in effective teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level using a range of modalities (e.g., face-face, hybrid, online synchronous and asynchronous, and simulation).
  • Previous experience in curriculum development, program assessment, and evaluation.
  • National certification or eligibility to sit for national certification in the chosen specialty.
  • Funded research program with peer-reviewed publications.
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $7,334 - $7,665 per month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,405 - $11,994 per month

Application Procedure:

Click Apply Now to complete the CSUSM Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diversity Statement
  • Three professional references with relevant contact information.
    • If applicant has had teaching experience at the university level, provide at least one reference to attest to the applicant's teaching effectiveness.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and research interests.
A review of applications will begin on December 18, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

The person holding this position is considered a general 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 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.

The CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indication and comply with other safety measures established by each campus. The systemwide policy, can be found at CSU COVID Policy . Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at .

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and 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.

Per the California State University’s Out-of-State Employment Policy , the CSU is prohibited from hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California. Working in the State of California is a condition of employment.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act Notification can be found at Clery Act Notification .

Advertised: November 17, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
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