Assistant/Associate Professor or Term Faculty, Nursing Program

Dominican University of California
San Rafael

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Assistant/Associate Professor or Term Faculty, Nursing Program

Job Details
Job Location : Main Campus - SAN RAFAEL, CA

Position Summary
Dominican is seeking two experienced individuals to teach both theory and clinical courses in the Dominican BSN program. Tenure-track and term faculty members participate in faculty governance through oversight of the nursing curriculum, student advising, and nursing committee work. Tenure-track faculty members are required to participate in scholarship and university service. All faculty adhere to requirements in the Dominican Faculty Handbook.

  • Teach an annual 24 unit workload as negotiated with the Associate Dean
  • Develop course syllabi according to department policies
  • Actively participate in curriculum development, course and program evaluations
  • Actively participate and contribute to all program accreditations
  • Evaluate and grade student work, provide feedback to students, and maintain regular office hours for students
  • Mentor and advise students on the progress of their projects and coursework
  • Uphold academic performance standards and integrity
  • Tenure-track faculty are required to participate in ongoing scholarship as identified in the Dominican Faculty Handbook
  • Maintain clinical competence in the area of content expertise and stay informed of current nursing practice requirements

  • Required Qualifications
  • Earned Doctoral Degree required for Tenure-Track positions and preferred for Term positions
  • Earned Masters Degree required for Term positions
  • Ability to successfully participate in research and scholarly activities required for Tenure-track positions and preferred for Term positions
  • Must be able to communicate and interact with students, faculty, and staff and work collaboratively within a faculty/staff team
  • Recent clinical experience within one or more nursing content areas within the past 5 years as identified by the California Board of Registered Nursing
  • Must meet all criteria for approval by the California Board of Registered Nursing

  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Academic teaching experience

  • Additional Position Information
  • Open Until Filled
  • Must be willing to consent to a background check

  • For More Information Contact:

    Dr Luanne-Linnard Palmer and Dr Rafael Romo

    [email protected]

    [email protected]u

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    Working at Dominican University of California

    Dominican University of California is an independent university offering the best of Liberal Arts combined with a rigorous professional education. Founded in 1890, Dominican enjoys an over century-long reputation for excellence in scholarship, research and community outreach.

    The University offers more than 60 academic programs that reflect the diversity and creativity of both the faculty and the students. With about 1,900 students and a student to faculty ratio of10:1, Dominican is able to successfully blend the personal attention associated with smaller schools with the academic resources of a larger university.


    Dominican University of California educates and prepares students to be ethical leaders and socially responsible global citizens who incorporate the Dominican values of study, reflection, community, and service into their daily lives. The University is committed to diversity, sustainability, and the integration of the liberal arts, the sciences, and professional programs.

    Academic Life:

    Dominican’s focus on interdisciplinary studies provides a challenging academic environment with four schools, 24 majors, and an average class size of 16.

    In the sciences, the University excels at involving undergraduates in sophisticated research projects that enable students to present at national academic conferences and publish alongside their faculty mentors in peer-reviewed journals.

    In the humanities, students may combine dance and musical performance with the study of philosophy, literature, world cultures, and religion. 

    Dominican offers strong undergraduate professional programs in business, education, and nursing. There are also graduate offerings in these disciplines, as well as in counseling psychology and occupational therapy. 

    Dominican Diversity:

    Dominican students come from across the United States. Although primarily from the Bay Area and Northern California, students come from 18 countries, including Brazil, China, Ireland, Japan, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, and  Turkey.

    More than 80 percent of undergraduate students attending Dominican receive some form of financial aid, allowing students from diverse backgrounds to further their education. The University focuses in global community outreach and bringing a diverse range of faculty and students to campus.

    Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.

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