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Medical-Surgical Nursing

California State University San Marcos seeks Tenure Track faculty for an academic year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, who has expertise in medical-surgical nursing and leadership. The successful applicant will teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Minimum requirements for the position included: Earned doctorate in nursing or related field from an accredited institution of higher education, possession of or eligibility for licensure by the California Board of Registered Nurses (BRN), and demonstrated experience and expertise in medical-surgical nursing. Doctoral candidates may be considered but must have completed the doctorate at the time of appointment. . Candidates must demonstrate potential for success in undergraduate and graduate teaching an the ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with colleagues on an ethnically and culturally diverse campus. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop and sustain a research program that will lead to publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Preferred requirements for the position include:  Previous experience in curriculum development and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level using a variety of methodologies including long distance instructional deliver and/or web-based instructional methods. Experience as a leader in nursing and in teaching Nursing Leadership and Management courses and clinical. Preference will also be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research, and/or service. CSUSM places great value upon the development of educational and research partnerships within the community and candidates with a history of interdisciplinary collaboration and/or community based research are desirable.


Applications must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research interests and statement of teaching philosophy
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Faculty Application
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A review of application will begin on December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

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  for more information.

California State University San Marcos 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.