Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Tenure Track

San Francisco, San Francisco County
Jun 06, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

The School of Nursing & Health Professions at the University of San Francisco invites nominations and applications for a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner tenure-earning faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to teach in the PMHNP program. Students in the PMHNP program earn a DNP degree and are part of the Integrated Primary Care and Behavioral Health Department.
The DNP at USF was the first in California and received CCNE accreditation in fall 2009. DNP graduates have assumed significant leadership roles as practitioners across both nursing and healthcare. The program has post-baccalaureate and post-masters’ options and prepares both APRNs and health care systems leaders.

Job Responsibilities:
Successful candidates will be expected to engage in classroom and clinical teaching, develop an independent and ongoing program of scholarship, and perform service that will contribute to the university and profession.

Minimum Qualifications:
National certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and a doctoral degree in nursing or related area are required. Upon hire, the faculty member must be licensed as a registered nurse and certified for NP practice in California. Qualifications include a strong commitment to teaching, preparation to sustain a program of scholarship and evidence of scholarship, experience and willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University.

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