Nursing (22/23 NSME 02)

  • California State University (CSU) Bakersfield
  • Bakersfield, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Job#: 22/23 NSME 02

Position: Assistant/Associate/Professor of Nursing (Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Maternal-Child, or Community Health) - Two (2) Positions Available

Type: Tenure Track
Academic Year: 2022/2023
Available: August 2022

Location: Department of Nursing
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway, RNC 29
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Contact: Dr. Maria Rubolino
Search and Screening Committee Chair

Deadline: Review of applications will begin on February 7, 2022 and will continue until filled.

University Background: California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), founded in 1970, is a regional, comprehensive university serving the southern San Joaquin Valley of California. CSUB's service area covers nearly 25,000 square miles and is home to a socially and ethnically diverse population of over 11,000 students. CSUB is the only four-year degree granting institution within a 100-mile radius. Due to this, CSUB has a vital role in the educational obtainment, economic development, and quality of life within the region. The accolades CSUB has received include Washington Monthly's #2 Best Bang for the Buck for Western Colleges (2018), Washington Monthly's #6 Best Affordable Elite Colleges and #17 out of 200 for Graduate Schools, and "A Top Public School" by US News and World Report (2019).
CSUB serves 9,800 undergraduate students and 1,400 graduate, credential, and post-baccalaureate students. 63.5% of CSUB's students are Hispanic/Latinx, 4.9% are African-American, 0.2% are Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 0.5% are American Indian/Alaskan Native, 7.1% are Asian, and 2.3% are multiracial. CSUB is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).
Commitment to Diversity: The Department of Nursing within the Division of School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering (NSME) at CSUB is committed to academic and inclusive excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body."

Department Information: The CSU, Bakersfield (CSUB) Department of Nursing offers three Nursing programs: the Traditional BSN Program, the RN-BSN Program, and the Master of Science Nursing Program/Family Nursing Practitioner degree. At CSUB, admissions standards and ranking criteria for the Traditional BSN, RN-BSN, and the MSN Programs are established by the Undergraduate and Graduate Program Committees (UPC/GPC), and cohorts are comprised of the top-ranking candidates. Graduates of the Traditional BSN and RN-BSN Programs have provided an excellent pool of candidates for admission to the Master of Science in Nursing Program at CSUB. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner degree programs at CSUB are approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Position Description: We are seeking two dynamic nursing faculty members for two nursing tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank (depending on qualifications). This opportunity is for Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternal-Child, Psych/Mental Health, or Community Health specialties. The position will include:
• Providing classroom and clinical teaching
• Planning and supervising clinical nursing experiences for undergraduate students
• Collaborating with faculty in developing, implementing, and evaluating the nursing curriculum
• Advising undergraduate students
• Participating in department, campus-wide, and community committee work
• Initiating and participating in professional and scholarly activities in his/her content field of expertise
• Teaching using technology in the academic setting

Candidates qualifications who do not match those listed should submit an explanation, up to one page, addressing that issue specifically.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Master's degree in Nursing from a nationally recognized, regionally accredited school
• Meet the requirements for Assistant or Associate rank
• Minimum of one year teaching experience in clinical area in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program
• At least one year full-time clinical experience (within the last five years) in one of the preferred content areas
• Eligible to hold an active and clear license to practice as a professional nurse in California
• Eligible for approval as a Nursing Instructor by the California Board of Registered Nursing
• Possess the health qualifications to teach students in the clinical setting
• Demonstrated commitment to teaching undergraduates from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds, including first-generation students.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Doctorate is preferred
• Experience with grant-writing

Rank and Salary: Rank and salary are dependent upon educational preparation and experience. CSUB offers a generous benefit package (e.g. excellent health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits).

A Complete Application Will Include:
• A complete and current curriculum vitae
• Official copies of graduate school transcripts
• A copy of nursing license(s)
• A letter addressing your qualifications for teaching and research, including your teaching philosophy
• Please include a statement about fostering an inclusive classroom
• Three letters of recommendation
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Background Check: 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.
Mandated Reported: 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.

Clery Act: CSUB's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. The report also includes policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault, and other subjects. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety. You can obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting their Department at (661) 654-2111 or by logging on to their website at:

EEO Statement: CSUB is committed to Equal Employment. Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or covered veterans' status.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Bakersfield, California 93311 United States View Map