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Assistant or Associate Professor - Nursing - Medical Surgical and Pediatric and/or Maternal
San Jose State University
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The Valley Foundation School of Nursing at San José State University seeks 2 qualified candidates for full-time, open rank, tenure-track positions:
  • Assistant / Associate Professor with Medical/Surgical Nursing expertise
  • Assistant / Associate Professor with Pediatric and/or Maternal Nursing expertise 
The candidates will be qualified to teach in the variety of programs (BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP) offered within the department.

During the application and interview process, candidates are encouraged to highlight their specialties and topics of passion, as The Valley Foundation School of Nursing believes that enthusiasm fuels engagement for both educators and students.
  • A doctorate in nursing or a related field (e.g. DNSc, DrPH, EdD, DNP, PhD, DHS) at time of appointment.
  • A baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing with master’s degree which includes coursework in nursing, nursing education or administration.
  • Possession of, or eligibility for, an unrestricted CA RN license.
  • A minimum of 1 year of recent (within the past 5 years) experience in nursing, providing evidence-based, direct patient care in pediatric, obstetrics, community health, nursing.
  • Clinical teaching applies toward direct patient care.
  • One year of teaching experience in a Registered Nurse education program.
  • Record of publications or strong potential for publications.
  • Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.
  • Current national certification in at least one specialty.
  • Experience in online teaching, informatics and/or information technology, health care policy, and advanced practice as a nurse practitioner and/or clinical nurse specialist.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential to conduct impactful interdisciplinary research/scholarship.
  • Substantive evidence of supporting, cultivating, generating, and integrating a broad spectrum of diverse perspectives into teaching and practice.
  • Knowledge of disciplinary trends in nursing regarding issues that center race, gender, sexual orientation, immigration, and underserved communities. Experience working with racially diverse students in the classroom, and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of groups within higher education, and the profession, shape patterns of participation and outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential to conduct both undergraduate and graduate mentoring.
San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

 A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Position: Assistant or Associate Professor - Nursing - Medical Surgical and Pediatric and/or Maternal
Organization: The Valley Foundation School of Nursing at San José State University
Location: San Jose,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 12/9/2020
Date Posted: 12/9/2020
Status: This listing expires on: 2/7/2021
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The Valley Foundation School of Nursing at San José State University

San Jose,  CA 
United States