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Full-time faculty positions- Graduate Nursing

National University (NU) is the second-largest, private, nonprofit institution of higher learning in California. Founded in 1971, NU consists of five schools and one college, including the Schools of Business and Management; Education; Engineering, Technology and Media; Health and Human Services; Professional Studies; and the College of Letters and Sciences. NU campuses are located throughout California and Nevada.

POSITIONS:  Two graduate faculty positions with specialization in nursing informatics or administration to teach in MSN and DNP programs

LOCATIONS:  San Diego, California

EFFECTIVE DATE:  Open until filled


A doctoral degree in Nursing or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution is required; teaching experience in a doctoral nursing education program; record of scholarly activity; evidence of or eligibility for a current and unencumbered CA Registered Nursing license and a clear background check and drug screen. Successful candidates may be at mid-career or senior levels of development.


Ability to develop and maintain a research agenda as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications; teaching experience that includes online and web-enhanced formats. Candidates should also demonstrate commitment to achieving exceptional student learning at the graduate level, participation in shared faculty governance, and commitment to the Department's vision/mission to advance health through community engagement and partnerships.


 Teach primarily graduate courses as assigned (some opportunities for undergraduate teaching), facilitate student learning to achieve course learning outcomes; provide academic leadership to adjunct faculty in specialization; lead continuous quality improvement of curriculum and teaching effectiveness; develop and maintain a research agenda as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and external funding; advise graduate students; serve on Department, School, and University committees.


Commensurate with experience and academic rank.


Candidates must submit: letter of application, professional resume, evidence of or eligible for a current and unencumbered CA Registered Nursing license and three references. (Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.)


Positions open until filled (or recruitment cancelled). Review of applications to begin September, 2012. Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Mary Kracun, PhD
Interim Chair, Search Committee
Department of Nursing
National University
3678 Aero Court
San Diego, California 92123-1788
Fax: 1-858-309-3480
Phone: 1-858-309-3486

National University is an Equal Opportunity Employer


posted may 2013