Job Overview

The California State University, Fullerton School of Nursing (SON) has two open tenure track faculty positions. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach theory, leadership, research and evidence-based practice, vulnerable population health, informatics, or acute care of adults and ability to supervise scholarly doctoral projects. The SON consists of 10 degree options in undergraduate and graduate programs, with a Doctor of Nursing Practice program. All existing programs are CCNE-accredited, and are recognized as being innovative, community-based, and student friendly. The undergraduate program includes a BSN completion program for registered nurses and a traditional BSN program which includes an accelerated pathway as well as freshman entry. The master’s program has specialties in nurse anesthesia, women’s health care (nurse practitioner and midwifery), nursing leadership, school nursing, and nursing education. Our DNP program is a consortium with CSUF, CSULB, and CSULA. For detailed information about our programs visit our website

Position Description

  • Participate in curriculum implementation and evaluation and instruct courses in assigned areas of expertise
  • Assist students with communication and psychomotor skills, related clinical application of selected content areas, as well as theses/projects and/or doctoral projects; examinations and other culminating experiences
  • Participate in student advisement
  • Participate in online education
  • Provide leadership in coordinating classes and clinical rotations; serve as a liaison to relevant community organizations
  • Conduct on-going research/scholarly activity in area of expertise and disseminate findings
  • Participate in professional and community activities
  • Participate in academic activities at School, College, and/or University levels

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed doctoral degree from an accredited institution, with either Master degree or Doctorate in nursing or BSN to doctorate from an accredited institution; ABD’s may apply but must have earned doctorate prior to the start of tenure-track appointment
  • Must hold or be eligible for licensure by the California Board of Registered Nurses
  • Nursing faculty must meet healthcare agency requirements for clinical instruction of students as condition of employment
  • Clinical expertise in specialty area(s) designated above, with certification as appropriate
  • Evidence of scholarly activity
  • Ability to interact successfully within a diverse and multicultural environment and to work harmoniously with students, colleagues, and the community
  • An interest in preparing students to work effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching and curriculum development experience
  • Experience in using distance education methodologies, particularly web-based work
  • Potential for extramural fund-raising

Rank & Salary
This is a tenure-track position. Salary and rank are commensurate to experience and qualifications. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and/or dependent fee-waiver, access to campus child care, and defined retirement benefits along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to

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Appointment Date
August 2015

Application Procedures
Submit letter of application with summary of qualifications, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts of MS and doctoral work, current vitae, copies of student evaluations from all courses taught over past two years and three letters of reference to:

Lolita Hartono, Office Manager, School of Nursing
CSUF, EC-190
P.O. Box 6868
Fullerton, CA 92834-6868
Phone: (657) 278-7461   Fax: (657) 278-3338

In addition, please complete an Applicant Data Form via secured website: and enter the Job Control Number listed above.

Submit inquiries to Chair, Nursing Faculty Search Committee, c/o

Application Deadline
Review of complete applicant files (see application procedures above) will begin as applications received, with applications accepted until positions are filled. Applications received prior to December 20, 2014 will receive full consideration.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool