The School of Nursing at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenuretrack assistant or associate professor position in nursing with appointment to begin August 2021.
California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution, and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to highlight their strengths and experiences in these areas in their application. Individuals advancing the University's strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.
CSUF Nursing faculty are committed teacher/scholars/clinicians who bring research and clinical practice to life for students in classrooms, clinical settings, and individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of the School of Nursing, advise students, and serve on departmental and university-wide committees. The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will be teaching clinical and didactic courses in their area of Nursing expertise and will include the development and teaching of introductory and core courses in the discipline, and the development of courses in their area(s) of Nursing specialization. This person will also be responsible for producing scholarship / creative work commensurate with the requirements for tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, advise students, serve on committees, and participate in the broader university and disciplinary communities.
An unencumbered California RN license prior to employment
An earned doctorate in Nursing or related field; if in a related field, must have a master's in Nursing
Demonstrated ability, or potential for, and willingness to teach at the university level (graduate and undergraduate): didactic and clinical nursing content in area of expertise; eligibility for BRN approval is required if necessary for area of content expertise
Demonstrated ability or potential for research, scholarly, and creative activities
Demonstrated ability or potential for active service contribution and leadership in SON, university, and professional associations
The ability to work collegially with diverse faculty, staff, and students
Commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population including firstgeneration college students
Clinical specialization and experience in an area of registered nursing or advanced practice nursing, e.g., in psych/mental health, medical surgical nursing, pediatrics, obstetrics/women's health, family practice or population/public health
National certification in nursing, nursing education, leadership or an advanced practice nursing specialization
A complete online application must be received by electronic submission in order to receive consideration. To apply, visit https://hr.fullerton.edu/careers/faculty.php to view all job listings and select position number 497966 to begin the application process and provide the following required materials:
Letter of application in which you respond to the required qualifications
Candidate diversity statement
This statement provides your unique perspective on past and present contributions to promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in your professional career, including your aspirations to support CSUF's diverse student and surrounding community populations. Please discuss how you have addressed diversity in your teaching, research, and/or service such that the committee is able to assess your ability to contribute to our campus in these areas.
A list of three references with relevant contact information
Finalists will be asked to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf. On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three persons who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. When you are identified as a finalist, an email request will be sent to your provided list of references with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
Review of applications will begin on November 30,2020 and will continue until the position has been filled. The anticipated appointment date is August 2021.
The College and Department
The College of Health and Human Development provides exemplary education, research, and community outreach related to human health, development, and lifelong well-being. Within the College of Health and Human Development, the School of Nursing is committed to educate and transform nurses to practice in dynamic healthcare environments with diverse populations.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, startup funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner, and dependent feewaiver; access to campus childcare; and a definedbenefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be formally offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who selfdisclose.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.