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Adjunct Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

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Position Status: Faculty, Full-time regular
Location: San Diego
Position Type: School of Nursing and Health Science, Faculty

Position Title & Department:

 Adjunct Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor; Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science
Posting #


Department Description:

The Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science is a community of progressive scholars in an intellectually rigorous, research intensive environment.  We educate graduate level nurses to optimize health, promote healing, and alleviate suffering through reflective practice, knowledge generation, service to the community, and leadership at local and global levels.  We seek to deepen our commitment to social justice by influencing health policy and by promoting an ethical approach to nursing characterized by compassion and respect for the dignity of the individual.

Detailed Description:

The Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science at the University of San Diego (USD) invites applications for a full time Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (non tenure-track). Candidate must have the ability to teach across nursing programs, including the Nurse Practitioner Program. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal based on performance, department needs, and funding.  The successful candidate will have an earned doctoral degree in nursing, experience teaching in the clinical setting, simulation and online programs.

Detailed Description:

·         Teach and mentor students

·         Evaluate educational effectiveness

·         Develop program curriculum in primary and/or emergency care

·         Serve on dissertation committees

·         Maintain a clinical practice in primary and/or emergency care

·         Participate in research and/or evidenced-based practice

·         Conduct research and/or evidenced based practice

·         Chair or mentor DNP projects

·         Serve on University Committees and USD-SON committees

·         Attend and participate in SON’s program meetings and USD-SON events and functions 

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned master’s or doctoral degree (PhD or DNP) from an accredited school of nursing program. California RN license. Two years of teaching experience and primary and/or acute care clinical experience or practice. Current Family Nurse Practitioner certification (FNP-C or FNP-BC) required. Emergency Nurse Practitioner certification (ENP-C) preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years of teaching experience and an active program of research. Experience in simulation. Experience teaching online/hybrid courses. Earned Doctoral degree (PhD or DNP) from an accredited school of nursing. Leadership experience.

Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to teach theoretical or clinical aspects of nursing in an innovative learning environment.  Ability to teach and evaluate nursing students in a clinical setting.

Special Conditions of Employment:

Successful completion of USD’s on-boarding requirements including but not limited to BLS, health requirements, pre-employment background check and drug screen.  Degree and license verification. 

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits. 

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers.  Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.  USD: Human Resources: Benefits

Special Application Instructions:
Click 'Apply Now' to complete our online application and, for full consideration, please upload a resume to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review.  You are also strongly recommended to upload a cover letter to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review.   
Contact: Sue Hoyt, hoyt@sandiego.edu
If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu 
Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

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