Nursing Faculty – Tenure Track – Open Rank – Pediatric expertise
Job no: 520684
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: San José
Categories: Unit 3 – CFA – California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty – Health Sciences, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Rank and Title: Nursing Tenure-Track
School/Department Name: The Valley Foundation School of Nursing
Target Start Date: August 17, 2023
Application Deadline: February 15, 2023
The Valley Foundation School of Nursing (TVFSON) at San José State University seeks a qualified candidate with Pediatric nursing expertise for a full-time, open rank, tenure-track position. The candidate will be qualified to teach in the variety of programs (BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP) offered within the department. During the application and interview process, candidates are encouraged to highlight their specialties and topics of passion, as TVFSON believes that enthusiasm fuels engagement for both educators and students.
The Valley Foundation School of Nursing is a Department within the College of Health and Human Sciences. The School offers Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctor of Nursing Practice nursing education programs. The programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. The School also has a Wound and Ostomy program and several Nurse Managed Centers in the community. The School emphasizes the use of clinical simulation in its programs. We have a renewed, ongoing commitment to excellence in teaching and research/scholarship and engagement. The campus is also poised to strengthen our connection to the surrounding San José and Silicon Valley communities further fulfilling our social justice mission of access, equity, opportunity and success.
This position is an excellent opportunity for scholars interested in launching a career at a comprehensive university that is a national leader in graduating historically underserved students. As a result, we rank #1 nationally in increasing student upward mobility. We seek candidates whose research/scholarship, teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, and particularly in the profession of nursing. The School’s web site is www.sjsu.edu/nursing and the contact phone number is 408-924-3131.
The Valley Foundation School of Nursing and San José State University value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. SJSU enrolls more than 36,000 students, many of whom are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution. The university’s commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni. As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
Successful candidates will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. We ask that all applicants include a Diversity Statement with their application package. A guide to writing this statement can be found at SJSU Diversity Statement Guidelines, along with information about how these statements will be evaluated.
About San Jose State University, School of Nursing
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