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Job ID: Associate Professor, Evidence-Based Practice, 10.19
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Date Posted:
September 6, 2019
Closing Date:
Open until filled
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Faculty (Unit 3)
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San Francisco State University, School of Nursing offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Associate Professor position with potential for tenure in Evidence-Based Practice and Leadership beginning August 2020.

We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests include Medical Surgical Nursing. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, through diversity, to the excellence of the academic community.

The School of Nursing is one of a wide range of departments, programs, and schools within the College of Health and Social Sciences at San Francisco State University with a shared commitment to equity and social justice. The School of Nursing provides baccalaureate and graduate education in nursing through eight various nursing programs to a diverse student body.

Our diverse faculty prepares graduates to provide quality nursing care, leadership and advocacy to meet the health needs of culturally diverse individuals and improve health and nursing services in the community. The baccalaureate program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. The baccalaureate and master programs are accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.

The mission of San Francisco State University is to create and maintain an environment for learning that promotes respect for and appreciation of scholarship, freedom, human diversity, and the cultural mosaic of the City of San Francisco and the Bay Area; to promote excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and to provide broadly accessible higher education for residents of the region and state, as well as the nation and world.

To fulfill its mission, the University is committed to the following goals:
•Attracting, retaining and graduating a highly diverse student body
•Providing disciplinary and interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional education that is academically rigorous and intellectually challenging
•Providing curricula that reflect all dimensions of human diversity, and that encourage critical thinking and a commitment to social justice
•Recruiting, retaining and supporting a diverse faculty whose teaching demonstrates an active engagement with their individual fields of study and whose creative and scholarly work is an extension of the classroom, laboratory or studio
•Employing a staff and administration reflecting the diversity of our student community and the values of the campus;
•Fostering a collegial and cooperative intellectual environment that includes recognition and appreciation of differing viewpoints and promotes academic freedom within the University community; and
•Serving the communities with which its students and faculty are engaged.


The position requires graduate and undergraduate teaching in Medical Surgical nursing, Evidence-Based Practice and Leadership, mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students, developing an active ongoing scholarship program and ongoing committee and service assignments. Detailed position description is available at


•Ph.D in Nursing and a Clinical Nurse Specialist certification from an accredited program. Terminal degree must be completed by the first day of employment.

•Record of working and communicating effectively with colleagues and students

•Record of teaching contributions in the areas of: medical surgical nursing, evidence-based practice and leadership
•Active record of scholarship related to specialty area and evidence of external support or the potential for external funding of these activities
•Demonstrated ability to incorporate inclusion, diversity, and educational equity in teaching, and/or scholarship/creative works
•Experience teaching and working closely with students from historically under-represented communities
•Record of contributing to collegial, supportive and collaborative work environments

Rank and salary:

Associate Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The California State University (CSU) provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.


Submit letter of intent/interest, a current CV, a statement on how your teaching and scholarship align with the commitment of the School of Nursing to foster an inclusive and diverse academic community; sample of scholarly papers, work portfolio, teaching philosophy, description of research interests, and other as relevant; names and contact information of three references to Dr. Pam Baj, Letters of recommendation upon request at a later date.

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.