Department SummaryThe Valley Foundation School of Nursing (TVFSON) at San José StateUniversity seeks a qualified candidate with Pediatric and/orMaternal Nursing expertise for a full-time, open rank, tenure-trackposition. The candidate will be qualified to teach in the varietyof programs (BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP) offered within thedepartment. During the application and interview process,candidates are encouraged to highlight their specialties and topicsof passion, as TVFSON believes that enthusiasm fuels engagement forboth educators and students.The Valley Foundation School of Nursing is a Department within theCollege of Health and Human Sciences. The School offersBaccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctor of Nursing Practice nursingeducation programs. The programs are accredited by the Commissionon Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the CaliforniaBoard of Registered Nursing. The School also has a Wound and Ostomyprogram and several Nurse Managed Centers in the community. TheSchool emphasizes the use of clinical simulation in its programs.We have a renewed, ongoing commitment to excellence in teaching andresearch/scholarship and engagement. The campus is also poised tostrengthen our connection to the surrounding San José and SiliconValley communities further fulfilling our social justice mission ofaccess, equity, opportunity and success.This position is an excellent opportunity for scholars interestedin launching a career at a comprehensive university that is anational leader in graduating historically underserved students. Asa result, we rank #1 nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. We seek candidates whose research/scholarship, teachingand/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment toengagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in highereducation, and particularly in the profession of nursing. TheSchool’s web site is www.sjsu.edu/nursing and the contactphone number is 408-924-3131.Required Qualifications A doctorate in nursing or a related field (e.g. DNSc, DrPH,EdD, DNP, PhD, DHS) at time of appointment.A baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing with master’sdegree which includes coursework in nursing, nursing education oradministration.Possession of, or eligibility for, an unrestricted CA RNlicense.A minimum of 1 year of recent (within the past 5 years)experience in nursing, providing evidence-based, direct patientcare in pediatric, obstetrics, community health, nursing. Clinicalteaching applies toward direct patient care.One year of teaching experience in a Registered Nurse educationprogram.Record of publications or strong potential forpublications.Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity tothe educational goals of a multicultural population as might havebeen gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and othercomparable experience. letter of interestcurriculum vitaestatement of teaching interests/philosophy that describes whatrole faculty play in student successresearch statement that addresses the relationship of researchactivities to the classroom and teachingdiversity statement that discusses best strategies forsupporting students historically marginalized in the field ofNursingthree references with contact information Inquiries may be directed to the Department Chair or SearchCommittee Chair – Colleen O’Leary-Kelley, PhD, RN, Director, TheValley Foundation School of Nursing [email protected] UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked third nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: December 02, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific StandardTimeApplications close: ResponsibilitiesCandidate will participate in shared governance, usually indepartment, college, and university committee and other serviceassignments. The primary responsibilities of the accepted candidatewill be to teach both undergraduate (BSN, RN-BSN) and graduatecourses (master’s and/or Doctor of Nursing Practice). Additionalresponsibilities may include a combination of classroom, online,and clinical teaching, and supervision of graduate and/or DNPstudents’ projects. Further responsibilities include a commitmentto teaching and participation in evidence-based practice andadvanced nursing research; maintaining clinical expertise; advisingstudents; and effective team collaboration across the School ofNursing. Teaching effectiveness, scholarly/professionalachievement, and service to students and university are requiredfor retention, tenure, and promotion. Development and an ongoingrecord of research, scholarship, and/or creative activities, aswell as other professional engagement is required. Candidate mustdemonstrate awareness and experience in understanding the needs ofa student population with a great diversity – in age, culturalbackground, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation –through examples of past inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies, and advisement.Compensation – Commensurate with qualifications andexperience. See Benefits Summary for details.Starting Date – August 2021Eligibility – Employment is contingent upon proof ofeligibility to work in the United States.Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents: Preferred Qualifications Current national certification in at least one specialty.Experience in online teaching, informatics and/or informationtechnology, health care policy, and advanced practice as a nursepractitioner and/or clinical nurse specialist.Demonstrated ability or potential to conduct impactfulinterdisciplinary research/scholarshipSubstantive evidence of supporting, cultivating, generating,and integrating a broad spectrum of diverse perspectives intoteaching and practice.Knowledge of disciplinary trends in nursing regarding issuesthat center race, gender, sexual orientation, immigration, andunderserved communities.Experience working with racially diverse students in theclassroom, and an understanding of how historical patterns ofexclusion of groups within higher education, and the profession,shape patterns of participation and outcomesDemonstrated ability or potential to conduct both undergraduateand graduate mentoring.An active and well-articulated research agenda, coupled withinterest and ability to secure external grant funding.