Adjunct Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor DNP and NP Programs

University of San Diego

United States

September 30, 2022


Adjunct Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor DNP and NP Programs

Apply now Posting #: 4218 Position Status: Faculty, Full-time regular Location: San Diego Position Type: Faculty, School of Nursing and Health Science

Position Title & Department:

Adjunct Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor DNP and NP Programs

Posting #


Department Description:

The Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science is a community of progressive scholars in an intellectually rigorous, research intensive environment. We educate graduate level nurses to optimize health, promote healing, and alleviate suffering through reflective practice, knowledge generation, service to the community, and leadership at local and global levels. We seek to deepen our commitment to social justice by influencing health policy and by promoting an ethical approach to nursing characterized by compassion and respect for the dignity of the individual.

University Description:

The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity's urgent challenges.

Detailed Description:

The Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science at the University of San Diego (USD) invites applications for a full time Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (non-tenure-track). Candidate must have the ability to teach across nursing programs, including the Nurse Practitioner Program. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal based on performance, department needs, and funding. The successful candidate will have an earned doctoral degree in nursing, experience teaching in the clinical setting, simulation and online programs.

Detailed Description:

· Teach and mentor students

· Evaluate educational effectiveness

· Develop program curriculum in integrated primary/ behavioral health care, advanced practice psychiatric mental health nursing care

· Function in Clinical Faculty and Simulation Faculty roles

· Maintain a clinical practice in population(s) of certification

· Participate in and/or conduct research and/or evidenced-based practice scholarship

· Chair or mentor DNP projects

· Serve on University Committees and USD-SON committees

· Attend and participate in SON's program meetings and USD-SON events and functions

Special Conditions of Employment:

The University of San Diego is requiring all employees to follow our Covid-19 vaccine requirement process. https: // www.

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement : Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned master's or doctoral degree (PhD or DNP) from an accredited school of nursing program. California RN license. Two years of teaching experience and primary and/or acute care clinical experience or practice. Current Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification (PMHNP-BC) required. Dual certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner certification (FNP-BC) preferred.

Preferred Qualifications :

Five years of teaching experience and an active program of research. Experience in simulation. Experience teaching online/hybrid courses. Earned Doctoral degree (PhD or DNP) from an accredited school of nursing. Leadership experience.

Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to teach theoretical or clinical aspects of nursing in an innovative learning environment. Ability to teach and evaluate nursing students in a clinical setting.

Special Conditions of Employment:

Successful completion of USD's on-boarding requirements including but not limited to BLS, health requirements, pre-employment background check and drug screen. Degree and license verification

Tools and Equipment Used:

Computer, classroom technology, and simulation equipment.

Physical Demands:

The position requires the ability to sit, lift, carry, push/pull, reach, exercise hand and finder dexterity, read, hear and articulate clearly using speech. Requires ability to drive.

Work Environment:

The work environment is typically in a classroom or simulation/skills lab, office or clinical site in the community.

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package including; medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University, and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits

Special Application Instructions:

Click 'Apply Now' to complete our online application and, for full consideration, please upload a resume and cover letter to your application profile for the hiring managers' review.

Contact: Dr. Jonathan Mack,

If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at

Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.

Advertised: July 27, 2022 Pacific Daylight Time Applications close: September 30, 2022 Pacific Daylight Time

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