California State University, San Bernardino — Open Rank Tenure-Track Position, Nursing

Depends on Qualifications

San Bernardino, CA

Job Type

Academic Affairs

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Department: Nursing
Appointment: Open Rank Tenure Track
Effective Date: September 2019

The Department of Nursing seeks an experienced, doctorally prepared educator and scholar, qualified to teach in upper division pre-licensure BSN, and RN to BSN courses, and in MSN courses to join the tenured/tenure track faculty September 2019.

California State University, San Bernardino is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles.  CSUSB offers programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley.  CSUSB serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate and one doctoral degree as well as 13 programs with national accreditation.

CSUSB is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and committed to creating a diverse and inclusive academic community and building a culturally diverse faculty.  Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and or who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of historically underrepresented groups.

Typical Activities
The faculty candidate will be expected to fulfill the responsibilities of a full-time academic role in undergraduate and/or graduate nursing including teaching theory and clinical nursing courses informed by evidenced based practice.  Responsibilities include participation in department and university committees, scholarship, advising and other contributions to student success, program evaluation and accreditation reporting, and community and professional service.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in nursing or related field from a regionally accredited institution by time of appointment.  Master’s degree in nursing required if doctorate is not in nursing.  Sufficient evidence of academic experience, teaching excellence, scholarship and professional service, to warrant appointment at the rank professor, associate professor or assistant professor.  Candidate must be eligible for California RN licensure and approval with Instructor-status by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) in one or more of the following nursing specialties including Psych/Mental Health, Children (Pediatrics), Obstetrics, Medical-Surgical, and Geriatrics. or Community Health/Public Health Nursing with a Public Health Nursing (PHN) certificate from the California BRN. The candidate will demonstrate ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse campus community and the ability to contribute to a positive work environment with colleagues, staff, students and others.

Preferred Qualifications:  PhD in Nursing.  Graduate preparation and certification in the specialty of Psychiatric/Mental Health/Behavioral Health Nursing.  Experience in assessment, evaluation and regulatory documentation.  Professional/academic service in program and/or committee leadership.  Experience in teaching students from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural and academic backgrounds.

Supplemental Information
In addition, new faculty are encouraged to develop and participate in activities that support the university’s strategic plan. This plan emphasizes: a) student success; b) faculty and staff success; c) stewarding resources; d) community engagement and partnerships; and, e) enhancing the campus identity.

Please submit the names, telephone numbers, and email address of three references and three (3) letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to comment, copies of transcripts of all degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment), evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching (if available).

Also include a Diversity Statement detailing how your teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field. (Maximum 250 words).

Formal review of applications will begin January 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

To find out more about the Department of Nursing, please visit  If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at  Salary is commensurate with experience.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 – Revised July 21, 2017)

This position may be “Designated” under California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

California State University, San Bernardino

5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, California, 92407

(909) 537-5138