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Assistant Professor, Nursing

University of San Francisco
USF Hilltop Campus

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title:

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Job Summary:

The School of Nursing and Health Professions at the University of San Francisco invites nominations and applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor for undergraduate and graduate nursing programs at the Hilltop Campus located in the heart of San Francisco. Travel up to 25%.

Full Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

Successful candidates will be expected to engage in classroom and clinical teaching, and service that will contribute to the university and profession.

Classroom faculty members are qualified nursing experts who are responsible for teaching 5-50 students in a classroom or remote online setting. He/she creates a syllabus using the approved template, selects reading and viewing resources, develops tests and assignments, plans and delivers instruction, and evaluates student learning through a variety of tests and assignments. The classroom instructor holds weekly office hours for students, and is available during the week to answer students questions in person, by email, or by videoconference.

For Clinical Teaching, faculty members are qualified nursing experts who supervise 4-10 students in an off-campus healthcare setting. The instructor supports each student in providing care to a variable number of patients with a variety of clinical conditions. The instructor assists the student to perform nursing actions within the defined scope of practice for that clinical level. The clinical instructor facilitates a pre-briefing meeting, a mid-shift huddle, and a post-conference debriefing among the students. The clinical instructor reviews and assigns grades to each students patient data sheet and care plan.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in nursing or related area preferred.

  • One year of full-time direct patient care experience within the last 5 years is required. Experience in pediatrics, maternal-child health and reproductive health, or health informatics is preferred.

  • Upon hire, the faculty member must be licensed as a registered nurse in California.

  • A strong commitment to teaching and scholarship, experience and willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University.

In order to serve all of our students, including Black-identified and Latinx students–who make up 15% and 21% of our undergraduate student body respectively–the University of San Francisco is seeking to hire a cohort of new faculty whose scholarship and/or community-engaged research and creative work focuses on the experiences of people from underrepresented communities including but not limited to Black and Latinx communities, or antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion more generally, and who have proven expertise and experience in mentoring students from these communities or first generation college students.

USF is entering into the second year of a very successful faculty diversity hiring initiative. Junior faculty are invited to participate in mentoring, community building and peer to peer opportunities coordinated by the Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion and Faculty Excellence. Faculty also enjoy peer support through affinity groups such as the Asian and Asian American Staff/Faculty Council, Black Community Council, LGBTQ Caucus, La Colectiva of Latinx Staff and Faculty and LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Caucus.

We invite candidates to learn more about the program located in the heart of San Francisco at


Full time

Pay Rate:


Salary Range :

$96,791.16 annualized; commensurate with experience

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