Faculty Employment

Medical-Surgical Nursing Assistant Professor

Search #14.16

Start date: August, 2017

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Position Summary:
The position is in the School of Nursing at San Francisco State University. SF State is a member of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. The School of Nursing provides baccalaureate and graduate education in nursing through eight various nursing programs to a diverse student body. The faculty prepares graduates to provide quality nursing care, leadership and advocacy to meet the health needs of culturally diverse individuals and improve health and nursing services in the community.  The baccalaureate program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.  The baccalaureate and masters programs are accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.

The position requires a strong background in clinical medical-surgical nursing and nursing education with experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of the undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula, particularly related to medical-surgical nursing practice. The position calls for an effective teacher who can inspire and teach the professional development of students.

The position includes a full-time faculty workload per the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the California State University and the California Faculty Association. The workload primarily includes teaching assigned undergraduate and graduate courses in medical-surgical nursing, and conducting an active ongoing scholarship program which advances knowledge in the field of one’s specialty.

The teaching assignments will be in the nursing process, critical thinking, medical-surgical nursing, nursing skills and medical-surgical pathophysiology

The scholarship may address a range of topics in ones area of specialty.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, productive participation on departmental, college, and university-wide committees; mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students; holding regular office hours; curriculum development and improvement, particularly with regard to student learning outcomes; and remaining current in both subject area and teaching methodologies.  

Essential Job Tasks:

Prepare course materials such as syllabi, lecture and discussion materials, readings and assignments, assessments, and learning resources;

Prepare and deliver effective lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as the nursing process, critical thinking, medical-surgical nursing, nursing skills and medical-surgical pathophysiology;

Initiate, moderate, and facilitate classroom discussions;

Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, papers, etc. in a timely manner;

Compile, administer, and grade examinations or other learning assessments;

Maintain student grades and other required records or reporting materials;

Conduct research in one's field of interest and present findings in peer-reviewed journals, books, or professional conferences;

Stay current on developments in the discipline by reading new literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences;  

Plan, evaluate and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction;  

Hold regularly-scheduled office hours for the purpose of advising and assisting students;

Actively participate on assigned committees in accordance with department or College needs, and SF State's strategic vision; 

Actively participate in collegial interactions in fulfilling service assignments and other duties at the department, college, and university level.

Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Abilities:

Terminal degree Ph.D., DNP, or Ed.D. in Nursing or related field;

a Master’s degree in nursing, NP is preferable but not necessary, be licensed or have eligibility for licensure in California prior to employment. A Family Nurse Practitioner credential and/or geriatric nursing experience is preferred but not required.

1-2 years of undergraduate teaching experience with a large, diverse student body or in a multicultural setting strongly preferred;

Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum design, instruction of individuals and groups, and the assessment of learning;

Planning and organizing skills sufficient to ensure implementation of the assigned curriculum, job duties, and established expectations;

Oral and written communication skills in the English language at a level that comprehends and conveys information to and from students, colleagues, and others in an effective manner;

Awareness and engagement with critical concerns in the discipline and capacity to continue to produce original work, research, and publications;

Interpersonal orientation that encourages productive interactions with students, colleagues, and other campus stakeholders and promotes collegiality in department, college and university contexts.  


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