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Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor

University of the Pacific
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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

Job Details

Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
The University of the Pacific, School of Health Sciences is seeking to hire masters' and doctorly prepared registered nurses to join the ELMSN program and fill a clinical/academic non-tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank (depending on qualifications and academic experience).
Duties will include:
  • Teaching Nursing curriculum content in both didactic and clinical settings.
  • Advising students.
  • Other responsibilities may include contacting clinical agencies, orienting and evaluating part-time faculty and students.
  • Demonstrate effective teaching.
  • Participate in department committees.
  • Participate in interprofessional collaboration.
  • Research.

Service to the University is required for retention, promotion, and tenure. This is a three (3) year contracted appointment. Position includes use of support for research, professional development, and scholarly activities.
University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and employees. We prioritize policy and decision- making that demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality, socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • MSN in Nursing or related field.
  • A current, active, and unencumbered California RN License.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of work experience as a nurse within the last five (5) years.
  • Eligible for approval as a BRN approved faculty by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A terminal degree in Nursing (PhD or DNP, or EdD) with a Master’s degree in nursing or a related field. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply with the premise they will finish their dissertation within two (2) years of appointment.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of instructional experience teaching in an academic setting.
  • Knowledge and skills related to teaching nursing, teaching methodology, curriculum development, evaluations, or willingness to plan for acquisition of these skills not later than the first year of teaching.
  • BRN approval as a content expert. Experience in using Canvas or other LMS.
  • Expertise in simulation or other innovative teaching modalities. Demonstrated commitment to teaching students from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity, and inclusion in a university setting.
  • Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices and knowledge in their work.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:Schedule is dependent on the course and department needs.

Special Instructions:
This position will remain open until filled.

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University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.


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