Nursing - Assistant Professor

Holy Names University
Oakland, CA
Jul 30, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Organization Type
Holy Names University (HNU) is seeking candidates for a full-time Medical Surgery Faculty position in the Department of Nursing. Faculty schedules vary by semester. Candidate may be required to teach theory and clinical rotations, evenings, weekends, summer, online, hybrid, and/or distance education courses.

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels.
  • Has ownership for the development, implementation, evaluation of the curricula within the School of Nursing, which, are designed to prepare graduates to provide nursing care in a dynamic health care environment.

  • Required to provide service on School of Nursing Committees, University Committees and other committees and task forces, as needed.
  • Professional service implies the use of academic and professional expertise to serve the University, the nursing profession, and the community.
  • Service consists of meaningful activities that promote the image, mission and strategic priorities of the University, the well-being of relevant individual or groups among the community of interest or the professional growth of faculty.

  • Faculty members are required to engage in scholarship that reflects activities resulting in the productions, reorganization/refinement, dissemination or creation of works that advance knowledge in ones field.

Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Attend and participate in all faculty, committee, and program/College meetings.
  • Maintain professional competence and participate in professional development activities.
  • Maintain a professional working relationship with students, fellow faculty members,
    administration, staff, and clinical personnel.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Masters (or higher) degree in Nursing required.
  • Current un-incumbered nursing license (RN) in the state of California.
  • BLS and ACLS.
  • Recent (within 5 years) practice in area of specialty.
  • Meet the BRN requirements to be approved for teaching both Medical Surgical and Geriatrics nursing.
  • Preferred Critical Care experience.
  • Willing to remediate in a 3rd area of teaching.
To Apply:
  • We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to
About Holy Names University
Oaklands Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the universitys mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 masters degree programs. HNUs student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The Universitys idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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