Website California State University, Bakersfield

Assistant, Associate, “full” Professor of Nursing (Gerontology/Medical Surgical)
California State University, Bakersfield

Type: Tenure-track (probationary)
Academic Year: 2018/2019
Available: August, 2018

Department of Nursing
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway, RNC 29
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Dr. Debra Wilson
Search and Screening Committee Chair

Deadline: Review of applications will begin on March 12, 2018 and will continue until filled. To be assured of full consideration, your file must be completed by March 5, 2018.

Description: We are seeking a dynamic PhD prepared nursing faculty member for a Geriatric Nursing tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, Or Professor rank depending on qualifications, beginning Fall 2018. The opportunity is for the Robert and Edith Cochran Endowed Professorship in Gerontology at the CSUB Nursing Department. The successful candidate will provide theoretical and clinical teaching and advising for undergraduate nursing students. He/she will plan and supervise clinical nursing experiences for undergraduate students in Gerontology and Medical- Surgical Nursing, and collaborate with faculty in developing, implementing and evaluating the nursing curriculum. The successful candidate will participate in and initiate professional scholarly activities in the field of geriatrics, advise nursing students interested in professionally-related services to the department, university, and community. The Department of Nursing is also currently seeking a Department Chair; senior-level faculty with experience at the Director or Assistant Director level may be considered for this position.

Qualifications: 1) Doctorate in nursing or related field is preferred; 2) Master’s degree in Nursing from a nationally recognized, regionally accredited school is required; 3) Meet the requirements for Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank; 4) Minimum of one year teaching experience in Gerontology and Medical-Surgical Nursing in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program; 5) At least one year full-time clinical experience (within the last five years) in Gerontology and Medical-Surgical Nursing; 6) Eligible to hold an active and clear license to practice as a professional nurse in California; 7) Eligible for approval as a Nursing Instructor by the California Board of Registered Nursing; 8) Possess the health qualifications to teach students in the clinical setting.

Background Check: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSUB employees who apply for the position.

Mandated Reporter: The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set for in CSU Executive Order 1083 and a condition of employment.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. CSUB offers a generous benefit package (e.g. excellent health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits).

Application: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official copies of transcripts, copy of nursing license, a written description of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to the contact and location indicated above. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Clery Act: CSUB’s annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. The report also includes policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault and other subjects. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety. You can obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting the Department of Public Safety/University Police at 661-654-2111 or by logging on to the Department of Public Safety website at

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