Nursing Assistant Professor (Registered Nursing – Medical Surgical/Psychiatric)

Posting Number: F00993

Location: Los Medanos College


Description of Position:

Under the direction of the associate dean in nursing & allied health and working closely with co-faculty within the department, this position is responsible for high-level classroom and/or skills lab/simulation teaching, participating in patient care teaching, and conducting creative learning activities. Faculty in this series teach the application of ADN nursing courses and the mastery of clinical care and process related to the nursing care of patients. This is a full-time appointment.


For questions, please contact Eileen Valenzuela in the Office of Instruction via email evalenzuela@losmedanos.edu.

Position Status: Tenure- Track

EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff

Employee Group: Full-Time Faculty

Department: L6004-Nursing

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
5. participating in department, division, and college committees;
6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
13. participating in College’s shared governance processes.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:

Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Experience in teaching medical-surgical nursing theory/pediatrics/psychiatry and nursing skills as well as experience teaching clinical to registered nursing students at the pre-licensure level.
2. Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating curriculum in nursing and/or formal teaching presentations.
3. Experience utilizing a variety of teaching strategies to foster critical thinking and application of theory to practice.
4. Experience in facilitating student application of theory to practice by use of the nursing process and critical thinking in both classroom and clinical settings.
5. Sensitivity to, and experience working with diverse racial, ethnic, gender, socioeconomic, disabled, and cultural populations; and a commitment to support policies that respect and consider the diversity of the student population and its faculty.

Job Open Date: 05/04/2023

Job Close Date: 5/31/2023

Open Until Filled: No

Employment Begins: August 2023

# of Months: 12

To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/4186029

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