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Sacramento Branch: Open Rank, Nursing Faculty

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please note, this position will be based at our Sacramento Branch campus and not the main campus in San Francisco.

Posting Details

Position Information

Requisition Number 2015-0251Faculty
Position Title Sacramento Branch: Open Rank, Nursing Faculty
Job Location Sacramento Campus
Department Nursing
Job Type Full-Time
Union Type USFFA
Travel Up to 25%
Work Environment Classroom/Office
Job Summary

The School of Nursing & Health Professions at the University of San Francisco invites nominations and applications for full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The school has a vibrant baccalaureate program that is one of the few programs on the West Coast to admit students as freshmen. As a result, the undergraduate students in the nursing major are among the very best at the university.

In 2014, the Veteran Affairs Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) and the USF School of Nursing and Health Professions (SONHP) formed an Academic Practice Partnership under the auspices of VANAP program. The mission of the VANCHCS-SONHP program is to promote the safe and effective care of Veterans within and across community healthcare settings by expanding the workforce of BSN prepared nurses able to provide quality Veteran centric care that improves patient outcomes and reduces cost.

Job Responsibilities

Successful candidates will be expected to engage in classroom and clinical teaching, scholarship, and service that will contribute to the university and profession.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

One year of full time direct patient care experience within the last 5 years in the clinical area that corresponds to the teaching assignment (medical surgical, pediatrics, obstetrics, geriatrics, psychiatric mental health nursing, or community health nursing). Acute care clinical experience in these clinical areas is preferred but not required for teaching community health related courses.


A doctoral degree in nursing or related area is required. Upon hire, the faculty member must be licensed as a registered nurse in California. Qualifications include a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship, experience and willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University.

Special Instructions Summary

Please note, this position will be based at our Sacramento Branch campus and not the main campus in San Francisco.

Job Open Date 11/22/2016
Job Close Date
Posted until Filled Yes
About USF

The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information, visit

EEO Policy

The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

Fair Chance Ordinance

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. For more information visit:

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about USF employment opportunities?
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    • A former USF employee
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  2. If you selected Other above, please specify (Please Limit Description to 150 Characters)

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  3. * Are you 18 years or older?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * If selected, do you agree to submit to a background check?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * If selected, are you able to provide original documentation showing your authorization to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Three Letters of Recommendation
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Other Document