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Tenure-track, Assistant Professor (Psychiatric/Mental Health)

Tenure-track position, Assistant Professor level, in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing to begin in August of 2014. Search # 7.13. San Francisco State University (San Francisco, CA).

position description

Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs particularly the components of the curriculum related to Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing practice and use of the nursing process. Responsible for classroom and clinical teaching of undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of the curriculum with particular academic classroom instruction that focuses on Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing practice. Effective teaching will encompass the integration of the nursing process, critical thinking with professional development to encourage students as independent learners and decision makers. Actively participates in scholarly work and service related activities particular to his/her area of specialty and/or interests.

required qualifications

An earned doctorate in nursing or related field. A Masters degree in Nursing and must be licensed or eligible for licensure in California. Academic teaching experience and scholarship with recent Psychiatric/Mental Health clinical practice expertise is desired. Competency in academic program development, implementation and evaluation is desired. The ability to work and collaborated successfully within a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural setting. Preferred qualifications include masters in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing and/or certification as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner college level teaching experience at undergraduate and graduate level; and, curriculum development at the college level.

required documents

Qualified applicants are to submit the following documents to Chairperson, Hiring Committee, School of Nursing at San Francisco State University: (Email address follows)

  • A cover letter describing teaching and scholarship interests.
  • Updated curriculum vitae – clearly indicate Psychiatric/Mental Health and adult nursing experiences and expertise
  • Three recent (no more than two years old) letters of recommendation.
  • Verification of earned Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Nursing.
  • Verification of licensure or eligible for licensure in California

Send to:

Fang-yu Chou, PhD, RN, Co-Chair,
Andrea Renwanz Boyle, PhD, ANP- BC, Co-Chair,
Search Committee
School of Nursing, SFSU
1600 Holloway Avenue, Burk Hall 371
San Francisco, CA 94132


posted october 2013