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California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with approximately 2,151 full- and part-time faculty and a diverse student body of approximately over 38,948 enrolled in Fall 2015. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 55 at the baccalaureate level and 54 graduate programs including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice. Learning is preeminent at Cal State Fullerton. We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaborations to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural, and educational institutions. Faculty members were awarded more than $22.7 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2014-15. The university has a longstanding tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. We are ranked 5th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minorities. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State Fullerton is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Women’s Health Care

The School of Nursing (SON) at California State University, Fullerton invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Women’s Health Care (WHC) faculty position to begin Fall 2018. We seek an individual whose strengths best complement the distinctive character of our program and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through past experiences in teaching, research, and service.

The SON consists of 10 degree options in undergraduate and graduate programs, with a Doctor of Nursing Practice program. All existing programs are CCNE-accredited, and are recognized as being innovative, community-based, and student friendly. The undergraduate program includes a BSN completion program for registered nurses and a traditional BSN program which includes an accelerated pathway as well as freshman entry.  The master's program has specialties in nurse anesthesia, women's health care (nurse practitioner and midwifery), and nursing leadership, school nursing, and nursing education. Our DNP program is a consortium with CSUF, CSULB, and CSULA. The SON is committed to providing an engaging learning environment for its diverse student body.  For detailed information about our programs visit our website

The successful candidate will be working in a premiere nursing learning community in Southern California that enrolls a culturally diverse student body and has a nationally recognized faculty.  The primary responsibility will be teaching core WHC curriculum with the Clinical Midwifery specialty detailed in the Position Description below. This faculty member should maintain a firm commitment to valuing multicultural perspectives, in addition to demonstrating a professional track record that reflects that commitment. The faculty member would join an experienced and cohesive faculty that highly values innovation, collegiality and collaboration. Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching and scholarship, peer-reviewed publications, and participation in the university and profession.

Duties Include

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

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 application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Rank & Salary
These are tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases.  Moving expenses, start-up funds, and additional teaching in summer may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and/or dependent fee-waiver, access to campus child care, and defined retirement benefits along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to

Appointment Date
August 2018

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: to view all job listings and select 9911BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

  1. letter of application describing qualifications to teach in specific area of interest/specialization and a teaching philosophy statement
  2. current vitae
  3. copies of student evaluations with interpretive information from all courses taught over past two years
  4. Master’s and Doctoral work transcript(s)
  5. documentation of scholarly agenda
  6. three letters of reference (see instruction below)
  7. diversity statement - this statement should provide an understanding of your capabilities to address diversity in support of CSUF’s diverse student and community populations.  Please discuss how you have addressed diversity in your teaching, research, and/or service such that the committee is able to assess your ability to contribute to our campus in this area (approximately one page, single-spaced).

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application.  They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter.  You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.

The individual Diversity Statement should provide an understanding of the individual’s capabilities and contributions and may include an attention to diverse learning needs, engaging learning fields of diverse communities, pedagogical methods that address learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds, awareness of inequities in education and research, track record of specific activities that address and mitigate inequities, follow-up of positive impact on under-represented students, and specific plan of activities and follow-up at CSUF.

Please direct all questions about the position to: Lolita Hartono, Office Manager, SON at or call (657) 278-7461.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. To be assured full consideration, all application materials must be received by December 6, 2017.

Multiple positions may be hired from this based on the strength of the applicant pool.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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