Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Community/Public Health Nursing

San Diego, California
Aug 01, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

One full-time tenure-track faculty position, open rank, is available to begin Fall 2018 in a CCNE accredited School of Nursing (SON). SDSU SON offers the following programs: generic baccalaureate, RN to BSN and Master’s degree. We are seeking applicants with academic and clinical expertise in community/public health nursing.

Qualified applicants must hold an earned doctorate [PhD] in nursing or in a related field with a Master’s in nursing, be eligible for or currently licensed to practice nursing in California, and have academic and clinical expertise in the specialty of community/public health nursing. The successful candidate will possess strong research interest and capability as evidenced by an appropriate history of, or potential for research and publication in top-tier refereed journals. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level is preferred. National certification in public health nursing is preferred. The position requires teaching at undergraduate and possibly graduate levels, as well as faculty role responsibilities of service to the school, university, and community.

Salary and benefits are competitive and are commensurate with experience and academic preparation. The School supports the teacher-scholar model that emphasizes teaching and research. We anticipate beginning applicant review in October 2017. The position will remain open until it is filled.

The SON has dynamic educational programs, uses creative and innovative teaching methods, and offers research opportunities and support in acquiring funding. The School of Nursing offers graduate concentrations in Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults and Elderly (NP/CNS), Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems, and Nurse-Midwifery/ Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner. See our website at http://nursing.sdsu.edu for more information.

San Diego State University is the largest university in San Diego and the third largest in California. The highly diverse campus community has a student population of over 36,000 and approximately 5,849 faculty and staff.  SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named on the Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index as the No. 1 small research university in the nation.  Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor degrees in 84 areas, masters in 76 and doctorates in 21. Additional information about the University is available at http://www.sdsu.edu.  

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

This position reports to the Director of the School of Nursing. Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/43325. For questions, please contact Dr. Willa Fields at wfields@mail.sdsu.edu.

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 as a condition of employment.

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

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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