The School of Nursing at California State University San Marcos is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Nursing with expertise in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. As a tenure-track faculty, the candidate will teach at the graduate level in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program and may also teach courses at the Undergraduate level in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing.
The candidate will function within the mission of CSUSM including: commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, community service; evidence of ongoing scholarly activities and research; commitment to student success in the learning process; spirit of collegiality; excellence in teaching; and experience working in a multiethnic, multilingual and multicultural environment. The successful candidate will teach in the pre and post-licensure nursing courses in the classroom and have oversight of students and preceptors in clinical placements for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track. Duties associated with full-time faculty responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordination of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track, clinical instruction with preceptors; coordination of student placements; maintain communications between the School of Nursing and clinical agencies including preceptors; participate in curriculum development; participate in CCNE accreditation; develop and review department policies; participate in curriculum excellence by remaining current with ANCC National Certification guidelines, clinical practice and professional development; participate in institutional governance, and service to the university and community and scholarly productivity.
An earned doctorate in Nursing or related field (e.g., DNS, Ph.D.) from an accredited university. Doctoral candidates who are ABD are welcome to apply for this position. All degree requirements must be completed prior to the start of hire during the 2019/2020 academic year (i.e., prior to January 2, 2020). A Master's degree in nursing from an accredited institution is required if doctorate is not in nursing. Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and knowledge and/or experience on CCNE evaluation guidelines for accreditation. National certification as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with at least two years of advanced practice nursing experience. Candidates must be eligible for California licensure and Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) approval at time of appointment in Psych/Mental Health.
Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning as evidenced by a presentation to faculty and students during the campus visit
Promise of productive scholarship consistent with the teacher-scholar model, including grant writing
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and learning that is consistent with the College’s priorities for the School and mission of the University
Demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service
Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology into teaching and scholarship
Experience with Standardized Patient or Human Simulation methodology
Clinical experience in working with the Underserved population as an Advanced Practice Nurse or Registered Nurse
A review of applications will begin onApril 1, 2019 however, the position will be open until filled.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. 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.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities/ for more information.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified candidates for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or se, genetic expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
Internal Number: 1818.017
About California State University San Marcos
The mission of the graduate program in nursing at California State University San Marcos is to provide superior graduate education to qualified students, leading to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree. Our objective is to prepare nurses in generalist and advanced practice roles for positions in the health care industry, community or public health agencies, and academia, and for continued study at the doctoral level.
The MSN program includes a strong foundation in theory and research inquiry. The School of Nursing acknowledges the responsibility to address the nursing and health care needs in populations and communities around the globe, including those who are underserved and vulnerable. The graduate program builds on the knowledge gained at the baccalaureate level and promotes nursing scholarship at the local, state, national and international level through research, service and practice. Values, ethics and multicultural perspectives are heavily embedded within the graduate program. Cultural sensitivity and competence are emphasized in the curriculum as students interface with a diverse population both professionally and in the care of clients, families and communitie...s.
A 2-3 year program with concentrations in Nursing Education, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nurse Leader, Family Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Public Health Nurse, and Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.