Nursing (Assistant Professor of Nursing (Medical-Surgical/Adult Health Nursing))

  • Stanislaus
  • Turlock, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Tenure Track Position in Medical-Surgical/Adult Health Nursing to teach theory and clinical. The School of Nursing invites applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

1. Teach Adult Health in a creative classroom and clinical environment informed by evidence-based practice.
2. Teach in a secondary area of expertise that meets the School's Mission and Curriculum.
3. Develop, implement, and evaluate a program of scholarship related to adult health (m/s) that meets the expectations for tenure within the School and the University.
4. Assume a level of professional leadership and visibility through professional accomplishments in the medical-surgical specialty.
5. Participate in program review and accreditation reporting.
6. Active engagement in Curriculum and Program development.
7. Work effectively as a team member using excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills.
8. Able to teach in the clinical setting.
9. Other duties when assigned.

1. A Master of Science Degree in Nursing with clinical major or area of concentration in Medical-Surgical/Adult Health Nursing; 2. Strong clinical background in M-S/Adult Health nursing; 3. Current or eligibility for California R.N. licensure; 4. Knowledge and ability to work in a multi-ethnic community; 5. Ability to teach in pre-licensure, ADN-BSN, and Graduate programs.
*Applicant must be eligible for teaching approved by the California State BRN.

1. Doctorate in nursing or related field will significantly enhance an application and potential for a higher rank

A completed application must include:
1) An application letter, specifically addressing the position description and qualifications. 2) A Curriculum Vitae including the names, e-mail address, and phone numbers of three references. 3) Diversity statement 4) Copy of current RN licensure. 5) Copy of "official" transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
*Appointee will be subject to fingerprinting, drug screening, and criminal background check.

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

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Dr. Debbie Tavernier, Director of the School of Nursing
Department of Nursing
College of Science
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle Turlock, CA

*Screening of applicant files will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

An application must include a statement of your demonstrated commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds in addition to any other required documents as indicated above.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

We invite you to become a part of a challenging and fast growing nursing program which includes undergraduate BSN programs with a pre-licensure, an accelerated second bachelors, and an ADN-BSN track, and a graduate program with a focus on Education, Administration, and Family Nurse Practitioner nursing. In May 2017, we received the maximum reaccreditation for 10 years by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). We successfully underwent BRN accreditation in February 2014, without any areas of non-compliance. To learn more about us, visit our website at:

California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

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The university requires a criminal and/or child abuse background check to be completed for many of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. 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. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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Turlock, California 95382 United States View Map