Job Overview

The Department of Nursing at California State University Northridge invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in its expanding
nursing program. At the time of appointment, candidates must be qualified or eligible for California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
approval to teach in both didactic and clinical supervision settings and with content/clinical competency in one or more specialties as
defined by the California BRN (i.e., medical-surgical, pediatrics, OB/Gyn, psych/mental health, geriatrics). Candidates must hold an earned
doctorate in nursing or in a related field. ABD candidates will be considered, but must complete the doctorate degree before the time of
appointment. Other requirements include (a) Hospital-based clinical experience as an RN and/or as an Advanced Practice Nurse (preferably
within the last five years); (b) A valid and active California Registered Nurse License by exam or by endorsement by the CA BRN at the
time of appointment; (c) Evidence of clinical and/or classroom teaching experience or completion of a post-baccalaureate course. Teaching
experience in a higher education setting is desirable. Evidence of a pattern of scholarship/research activity is desirable. Applicant must
demonstrate ability to effectively teach and mentor a diverse student population.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and
Immigration Services to work in the United States.

CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active
learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and
Immigration Services to work in the United States.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach theory and clinical courses in the Department of Nursing and to actively participate in
the shared governance of the Department. Responsibilities will also include curricular review and development, review and evaluations of
students’ applications, student advisement, and in program’s assessment and evaluation. Faculty must meet licensure and other agency
requirements for clinical instruction of students. In addition, the appointee will be responsible for demonstration of appropriate scholarship,
professional activity, and service to the University and community. For purposes of reappointment, emphasis will be placed on teaching
effectiveness, scholarship and contributions to the field, and service to the University and community.

Application Deadline:
Applications may be submitted immediately; screening will begin on January 16. 2015. Priority will be given to applications received by
screening deadline. However, the position will remain open until filled. Applications must include a cover letter of application,
curriculum vitae, three letters of professional references with names and contact information of those writing the letters of
In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:
Marianne Hattar-Pollara Ph.D. RN, FAAN
Chair of Department of Nursing, Professor
Department of Health Science
California State University Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8327

General Information:
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California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at
Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.

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.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077


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to apply who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to
higher education for under-represented students.
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