Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure Track

University of San Diego
San Diego
Closing date
May 22, 2033

Job Details

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure Track

Department Description:
The Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science is a community of progressive scholars in an intellectually rigorous, research-intensive environment. We educate graduate level nurses to optimize health, promote healing, and alleviate suffering through knowledge generation, reflective practice, service to the community, and leadership at local and global levels. We seek to deepen our commitment to social justice by influencing health policy and by promoting an ethical approach to nursing characterized by compassion and respect for the dignity of the Individual.

Detailed Description:
  • Teach and mentor graduate students
  • Conduct research and/or evidenced-based practice
  • Serve on dissertation committees
  • Mentor DNP projects
  • Evaluate educational outcomes and effectiveness
  • Develop program curriculum
  • Serve on University Committees and School of Nursing committees
  • Attend and participate in SON's program meetings and USD-SON events and functions
  • Maintain a clinical practice if relevant

  • Job Requirements:
    Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned PhD in Nursing or related field, record of scholarship, established or emerging program of research with the potential for extramural funding.

    Preferred Qualifications: Recent graduate teaching experience, established or emerging program of research with the potential for extramural funding, and a track record of peer-reviewed, high-quality publications.

    Ability to teach across the graduate program in an innovative teaching/learning environment: Mentor graduate and PhD students; conduct a program of research; and collaborate in program development, refinement, and expansion.

    Licensed or eligible for California licensure; advanced practice licensure, with certification in specialty preferred.

    Special Conditions of Employment:

    Successful completion of USDs onboarding requirements including but not limited to health requirements, pre-employment background check, and drug screen. Degree and RN license verification.

    Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

    Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.

    Posting Salary:
    Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.

    The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits

    Special Application Instructions
    Click Apply Now to complete our online application. In addition, please upload a CV and cover letter to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review.
    Contact: Jane Georges, PhD, RN, Dean [email protected]
    If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at [email protected]

    Additional Details:
    Note: The position will be hired either at the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank depending on the experience of the candidate selected.

    The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

    The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit

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