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Associate Dean

Samuel Merritt University (SMU), located in Oakland, California, has been educating health science practitioners who are committed to making a positive difference in diverse communities since 1909. Nearly 1,400 students are enrolled at SMU, with campuses in Oakland, Sacramento, and the San Francisco Peninsula. The University offers an undergraduate degree in nursing; master's degrees in nursing, occupational therapy, and physician assistant; and doctoral degrees in nursing, physical therapy and podiatric medicine.

The School of Nursing welcomes applications for Associate Dean, Pre-licensure Nursing Programs (90% Admin; 10% Teaching).

Requires: Earned doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education. Must have either the doctorate or master’s degree in nursing. Experience and accomplishments consistent with the requirements for academic rank of professor or associate professor. Minimum of three years progressive experience in teaching in baccalaureate and higher degree program(s).  Minimum of three years administrative or management experience in nursing higher education. Registered Nurse or eligible for licensure in California.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence.

Please send letter of interest and CV to the Coordinator of Faculty Recruitment at

For more information see

Samuel Merritt University has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

posted february 2014