Assistant Professor

Western University of Helth Science
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$87,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Posting Details

In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to the position's level, core duties, job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Classification Details

Function College of Graduate Nursing

Family Instruction Classification Series Details Faculty

Classification Pay Scale

Minimum $87,000.00

Maximum $115,888.96

Posting Details

Posting Number F00570

Position Title Assistant Professor Campus Western University Campus-Pomona, CA Department 1802-College of Graduate Nursing Type of Position Faculty Job Summary

Serve as an Assistant Professor in the Master of Science in Nursing – Entry (MSN-E) program in the College of Graduate Nursing. The faculty member will be expected to teach in the CGN programs, conduct scholarly and research activities in areas of expertise, provide institutional and community service, participate in College committees and activities, and maintain professional competency.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. 1. Expertise and knowledge of entry level nursing and advanced practice of nursing. 2. Ability to design, implement and evaluate courses, lectures and seminars and evaluate student achievement. 3. Knowledge of basic and advanced clinical skills required of nurses in multiple settings. 4. Maintain accurate records and reports of clinical and didactic performance of students. 5. Ability to communicate with a variety of health professionals that contribute to the clinical/didactic education of nursing students. 6. Work effectively with colleagues, staff and administration to advance the mission of the institution. 7. Demonstrate basic computer literacy and skills in emerging teaching technologies. Willingness to remain flexible and adapt to the changing technological advancements associated with delivering curriculum.

Required Qualifications

1. EDUCATION: Must possess a Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited institution. Doctoral degree desirable but not required. 2. LICENSURE: Must possess a current and valid license as a registered nurse. Prefer specialty certification. 3. EXPERIENCE: Two years clinical experience and two years teaching experience in nursing education preferred.

Preferred Qualifications List comments regarding work hours

Typically Monday – Friday, 8AM to 5 PM with flexibility to support after-hours activities as necessary. Requires 3 days per week of in-person attendance for on-campus teaching and skills/simulation center activities and clinical site supervision. Hours to be determined in consultation with Program Director and Dean.

Posting Date 01/12/2023 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will be asked to provide three professional letters of reference at an appropriate time in the interview process.

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty

Teaching 1. Teach in the MSN-E program with a clinical focus in Medical Surgical, Obstetrics, Pediatrics or Mental Health specialty. May be assigned to teach in other CGN programs. 2. Facilitate student centered learning in theory, lab, and in clinical practice in BRN-approved content area. 3. Advise and guide students to gain success as nursing students and new nurses. 4. Assess and evaluate clinical preceptors and clinical education sites. Perform clinical site visits, and mentor students in the clinical setting. 5. Teach in other Western University programs to promote inter-professional education.

Percentage Of Time 65 Job Duty

Service 6. Attend and participate in College and University functions, Commencement, Convocation, White Coat, Pinning, etc. 7. Participate in institutional and college activities and decision-making which may include: a. Curriculum development or evaluation. b. CGN and University committees. c. Formal and informal faculty development programs. d. Annual revisions of the Student and Clinical handbooks. 8. Maintain clinical competency in area of specialty.

Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty

Scholarship 9. Participate in academic support activities such as conferences, seminars, student recruiting, etc. 10. Develop a program of research or evidence-based practice. Contribute one piece of scholarship per academic year. 11. Participate in the CGN Mentorship Program. 12. Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of the MSNE program and Dean of the College of Graduate Nursing.

Percentage Of Time 15

Physical Demands

Physical Demands

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes

If yes, list maximum weight and duration

WesternU Policy requires persons employed by the University to provide proof of vaccination against the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19), subject to limited exemptions, regardless of whether the employee is on-site or working authorized to work remotely. Exempted employees, or those whose status of full vaccination is pending, will be required to submit to regular COVID-19 testing for in-person/on-campus work assignments. ​

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to operate a PC in the performance of job duties, and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit, and reach with hands and arms, and occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.

Describe Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties are normally performed in a typical classroom and office setting. The noise level in this setting is typically low to moderate.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Recommendation #1
  • Letter of Recommendation #2
  • Letter of Recommendation #3
  • Additional Applicant Document
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