Samuel Merritt University Job Listing RSS Feed - Faculty Jobs en-ushttp://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs These are the latest Faculty job listings for Samuel Merritt University. For more information, please visit us at http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs. SMU-Full Time Assistant Professor-Podiatric Medicine http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1066 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>CSPM<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>April 9, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: <br />As an Assistant Professor the incumbent is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. Faculty members are assigned to develop and teach the courses for which they are qualified by education, certification, and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching, and evaluating courses. Related duties include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees, and participation in special University events and ceremonies. Faculties at the rank of Assistant Professor are also expected to engage in relevant current clinical practice or scholarly activities in the teaching specialty as defined in the Faculty/Staff Handbook and to be actively engaged in professional activities, which enhance the faculty role. <br /> <br />Required Education and Experience: <br />-An earned doctoral degree in podiatric medicine <br />-Podiatric Residency Training through an accredited program <br />-Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of the teaching assignment. <br />-Expertise in podiatric surgery and/or podiatric radiology. <br />-Publication record appropriate for this rank (refer to SMU Faculty Handbook) is required. <br />-Service to the University and one s profession appropriate for appointment at this rank. <br /> <br />Desired Skills and Abilities: <br />-Excellent verbal and written communication skills. <br />-Ability to establish and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships. <br />-Calculates exam scores and grades. <br /> <br />Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: <br />-Holds a current license to practice in California. <br />-Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment. <br /> <br />*Physical Effort Required The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. <br /> <br />Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. <br /> <br />While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. Clinical instruction positions require the employee to move with students around a clinical unit while caring for patients. The employee must be able to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word and receive detailed information through verbal and written communication. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1806470 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:33:38 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1066 SMU-Assistant Professor-Regional Clinical Coordinator (San Francisco Peninsula) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1062 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing (PNA)<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 29, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>KEY OBJECTIVE <br />To act as a liaison in management, support, and development of assigned portions of the Program s clinical curriculum, commensurate with accepted norms of higher education, accreditation standards, and within the philosophy of the University and Program. <br /> <br />EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENT: <br />This position is a 0.10-0.20 FTE. The faculty member s other professional scheduling commitments (clinical) should take into account the Regional Clinical Coordinator s responsibilities to the program. <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br />-Earned Master s degree in nursing or equivalent <br />-Current certification by the National Board of -Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists <br />-RN Licensure and NA certification by the California -Board of Registered Nursing <br />-Strong leadership and critical thinking abilities <br />-Substantive clinical anesthesia expertise. Must make available evidence of high quality clinical performance as a CRNA (3-5 years preferable). <br />-Expertise in clinical teaching <br />-Experience in higher education and/or the commitment to gain knowledge and experience in current concepts and techniques of education <br /> <br />WORKING CONDITIONS: <br />-Must have substantive computer skills and access sufficient to meet position demands. <br />-Must have the ability to perform the tasks of a practicing CRNA and the ability to adjust other professional commitments to meet varying program scheduling requirements. <br />-Must be able to maintain a travel schedule to each clinical site within the assigned geographic area according to a schedule that is deemed appropriate by the PCC and Director. <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1805777 <br /> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:36:04 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1062 SMU-Instructor-Occupational Therapy (Oakland Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1061 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Occupational Therapy<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 29, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University is a private allied health university known for high quality programs since 1909. We are located in Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay Area, and only a few hours away from Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe. <br /> <br />Job Summary: <br />The Department of Occupational Therapy at Samuel Merritt University is seeking either a benefited part time faculty member or adjunct faculty to teach in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program. The position(s) will start the fall of 2018. <br /> <br />Teaching opportunities are available in our adult clinic lab (supervising students with clinical treatments), our theory and practice of physical disabilities course, a research course, and other course sections to be determined. The candidate will provide didactic and lab instruction in his or her area of expertise and participate in departmental activities. <br /> <br />Education and Experience: <br />-Previous teaching experience is preferred and highly desirable <br />-A post-professional doctorate is highly desirable <br />-A degree in Occupational Therapy is required <br />-Preferred clinical experience in physical disabilities <br />-Candidates must have a minimum of five years of clinical practice and be licensed or eligible for licensure in California <br />-Prior experience in course program development desirable <br /> <br />Applications accepted immediately until the position is filled. <br /> <br />Please submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names of three references to our website: www.samuelmerritt.edu <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1805754 <br /> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:34:59 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1061 SMU-Full Time Faculty-Family Nurse Practitioner (Sacramento Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1060 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing (FNP)<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 15, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>KEY OBJECTIVE: <br />To plan, implement, manage and evaluate assigned portions of the academic curriculum commensurate with accepted norms of higher education and accreditation standards. <br /> <br />EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENT: <br />This position is 1.0 FTE with expected on-campus participation in program activities from 3 - 5 days per week or the equivalent thereof. On-campus presence is negotiated with the program chair on an individual basis. <br /> <br />PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: <br />Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. All items listed below are considered essential job functions for ADA purposes. <br /> <br />Teaching and Learning <br /> <br />1. Assumes responsibility for the conduct of assigned didactic and clinical courses at the Sacramento campuses. This will include at least three regular courses per year, including online FNP courses. Responsibilities entail: planning courses, sequencing and scheduling; lecture and/or coordination of guest faculty; composing and administering examinations, grading and conducting competent evaluations. <br /> <br />2. Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives. <br /> <br />3. Confers with colleagues to assure the integrity of the courses across programs and the curriculum as a whole. <br /> <br />4. Teaches and precepts clinical rotations in outpatient community settings. <br /> <br />5. Oversees students as assigned at the Faculty Practice Clinics in the San Francisco Bay Area. <br /> <br />Service <br /> <br />6. Participates in faculty/school/university committee work as assigned, which will be commensurate with the assigned FTE. 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 or strategic priorities of the University, the well-being of members of the community or the professional growth of faculty. Participation includes Faculty Organization meetings, School of Nursing Assembly meetings, university or school committees, and the FNP Faculty meetings. <br /> <br />7. Will be available for student counseling and advising as required. <br /> <br />Scholarship and Creative Activity <br /> <br />8. Draws on extant literature to design evidence-based teaching and evaluation practices. <br /> <br />9. Demonstrates qualities of a scholar: integrity, courage, perseverance, vitality and creativity. <br /> <br />10. Engages in scholarly activities reflecting dissemination and professional peer review. <br /> <br />REQUIRED SKILLS CHARACTERISTICS: <br />-Expertise in clinical teaching and in didactic instruction. <br />-Strong leadership and critical thinking abilities. <br />-Experience in higher education and/or the commitment to gain knowledge and experience in current concepts and techniques of education. <br />-Substantive computer skills sufficient to meet position demands; willingness to obtain additional training and education in this area. <br />-Ability to adjust other professional commitments to meet varying program scheduling requirements. <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br />-Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education. <br />-Specialization in area of teaching responsibility. <br />-Current national certification by either ANCC or AANP. <br />-RN Licensure and FNP with Furnishing Number by the -California Board of Registered Nursing. <br />-Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization. <br />-Documented high quality didactic teaching experience of <br />at least three years. <br /> <br />PHYSICAL DEMANDS WORKING CONDITIONS: <br />-Ability to sit or stand for two - four consecutive hours in a classroom or meeting setting. <br />-Ability to sit at a desk for multiple consecutive hours using a desktop computer. <br />-Use telephone, computer and other electronic equipment used in the university setting. <br />-Use hands to fingers, handle or feel, talk, see, and hear. <br />-Express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken, written, and electronic word and receive detailed information through verbal communication. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> SMU-1804604 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:45:51 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1060 SMU-Full Time Faculty-Family Nurse Practitioner (Oakland Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1059 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing (FNP)<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 15, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>KEY OBJECTIVE: <br />To plan, implement, manage and evaluate assigned portions of the academic curriculum commensurate with accepted norms of higher education and accreditation standards. <br /> <br />EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENT: <br />This position is 1.0 FTE with expected on-campus participation in program activities from 3 - 5 days per week or the equivalent thereof. On-campus presence is negotiated with the program chair on an individual basis. <br /> <br />PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: <br />Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. All items listed below are considered essential job functions for ADA purposes. <br /> <br />Teaching and Learning <br /> <br />1. Assumes responsibility for the conduct of assigned didactic and clinical courses at the Sacramento campuses. This will include at least three regular courses per year, including online FNP courses. Responsibilities entail: planning courses, sequencing and scheduling; lecture and/or coordination of guest faculty; composing and administering examinations, grading and conducting competent evaluations. <br /> <br />2. Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives. <br /> <br />3. Confers with colleagues to assure the integrity of the courses across programs and the curriculum as a whole. <br /> <br />4. Teaches and precepts clinical rotations in outpatient community settings. <br /> <br />5. Oversees students as assigned at the Faculty Practice Clinics in the San Francisco Bay Area. <br /> <br />Service <br /> <br />6. Participates in faculty/school/university committee work as assigned, which will be commensurate with the assigned FTE. 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 or strategic priorities of the University, the well-being of members of the community or the professional growth of faculty. Participation includes Faculty Organization meetings, School of Nursing Assembly meetings, university or school committees, and the FNP Faculty meetings. <br /> <br />7. Will be available for student counseling and advising as required. <br /> <br />Scholarship and Creative Activity <br /> <br />8. Draws on extant literature to design evidence-based teaching and evaluation practices. <br /> <br />9. Demonstrates qualities of a scholar: integrity, courage, perseverance, vitality and creativity. <br /> <br />10. Engages in scholarly activities reflecting dissemination and professional peer review. <br /> <br />REQUIRED SKILLS CHARACTERISTICS: <br />-Expertise in clinical teaching and in didactic instruction. <br />-Strong leadership and critical thinking abilities. <br />-Experience in higher education and/or the commitment to gain knowledge and experience in current concepts and techniques of education. <br />-Substantive computer skills sufficient to meet position demands; willingness to obtain additional training and education in this area. <br />-Ability to adjust other professional commitments to meet varying program scheduling requirements. <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br />-Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education. <br />-Specialization in area of teaching responsibility. <br />-Current national certification by either ANCC or AANP. <br />-RN Licensure and FNP with Furnishing Number by the -California Board of Registered Nursing. <br />-Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization. <br />-Documented high quality didactic teaching experience of at least three years. <br /> <br />PHYSICAL DEMANDS WORKING CONDITIONS: <br />-Ability to sit or stand for two - four consecutive hours in a classroom or meeting setting. <br />-Ability to sit at a desk for multiple consecutive hours using a desktop computer. <br />-Use telephone, computer and other electronic equipment used in the university setting. <br />-Use hands to fingers, handle or feel, talk, see, and hear. <br />-Express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken, written, and electronic word and receive detailed information through verbal communication. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1804603 <br /> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:12:53 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1059 SMU-Adjunct Assistant Professor (Biochemistry) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1054 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Basic Sciences<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>February 28, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University (SMU) welcomes applications for part time faculty in the Basic Sciences Department. SMU has a long history of educating highly skilled health professionals in undergraduate Nursing, and graduate programs in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician s Assistant and Podiatric Medicine. The Basic Sciences Department provides instructors for the basic science courses required in our graduate programs. The applicant must be able to teach doctoral level biochemistry courses. <br /> <br />The main campus of SMU is located on the east side of the beautiful San Francisco Bay and houses a state-of-the-art Movement Analysis Research Center (MARC) and Health Science Simulation Centers (HSSC). <br /> <br />Qualifications: <br />-Applicant must have a minimum of a Doctoral degree or -equivalent in Biochemistry or a closely related discipline. <br /> <br />Two years of teaching experience preferred. <br /> <br />Experience: <br />- At least two years experience teaching biochemistry <br />- Experience in teaching in additional basic science courses such as immunology, virology, microbiology is preferred <br /> <br />Timeline: Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials. <br /> <br />For additional information please contact: <br />Barb Puder, PhD <br />Associate Professor and Chair <br />Basic Sciences Department <br />Samuel Merritt University <br />Bpuder@samuelmerritt.edu <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1803645 Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:43:13 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1054 SMU-Adjunct Instructor-Nursing (Oakland Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1042 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>December 20, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing has adjunct faculty (Theory and Clinical) opportunities available at the Oakland campus. These positions are ideal for working nurses who have expertise in disciplines of medical surgical nursing, critical care, pediatrics, maternity, community health or mental health nursing. <br /> <br />Adjunct faculty are responsible for creating a positive learning environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the course and implement the policies identified in the course syllabus to ensure the successful achievement of course objectives. <br /> <br />Specific duties and responsibilities: <br /> <br /> Creates a dynamic, learner centered environment that supports the diverse learning needs of the student population and that is based on educational theory, and evidence-based teaching practices. <br /> Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a coach and mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives; <br /> (Theory) Meets with program faculty as needed to review the course, student evaluations and recommendations for change. (Clinical) Meets with faculty of the course prior to the first day of clinical to review clinical and course requirements. <br /> (Theory) Completes an appropriate orientation. (Clinical) Completes an appropriate clinical orientation to the site/s (if necessary) where the faculty member will be overseeing students; maintains and enhances competence in the clinical area of teaching. <br /> Plans learning experiences that are appropriate for the level of the students. <br /> Reviews written assignments and provides appropriate, timely, written feedback; documents student progress on appropriate forms and if necessary, provides a learning plan for the attainment of objectives. <br /> Evaluates learner performance and provides ongoing feedback to students on attainment of course objectives. <br /> (Theory) Apprises students of their progress in the course at the mid-term point, as defined in the syllabus, and for those who are not meeting expectations, establishes a mutual learning plan to achieve stated goals. (Clinical) Completes a formal, written midterm and final evaluation on a designated form for each student. <br /> (Theory) Submits grades to the Registrar by the appointed date in the Academic Calendar. (Clinical) Submits the students final clinical evaluations for filing to the Program administrative assistant. <br /> (Theory) Notifies Program Director of at-risk students as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. (Clinical) Notifies Course Manager of at-risk students or unusual occurrences in the clinical setting as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. <br /> (Theory) Participates in program faculty meetings as needed. (Clinical) Participates in faculty course meetings during the semester. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />Qualifications: <br /> <br /> Masters in Nursing or related field (required for theory; preferred for clinical) <br /> Demonstrated current competence in theory or clinical area <br /> Effective leadership and communication skills <br /> Past experience in theory or clinical teaching preferred <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1724410 <br /> Wed, 20 Dec 2017 15:04:45 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1042 SMU - Full Time Nursing Faculty (Mental Health Specialty) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1018 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 7, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>SMU School of Nursing welcomes applications for full-time, annualized faculty with specialty in mental health nursing. The full-time faculty has multiple roles in our academic environment: teaching, service, and scholarship and creative activity. Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. Faculty has ownership for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the curricula within the School of Nursing which are designed to prepare graduates to provide nursing care in a dynamic health care environment. Faculty provides service on School of Nursing committees, University Committees and other committees or task forces. Faculty also engages in scholarship that reflects activities resulting in the production, reorganization/refinement, dissemination or creation of works that advance knowledge in one s field. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE: <br /> Minimum of Master s degree in nursing or an equivalent field required <br /> Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education preferred <br /> Specialization in area of teaching responsibility <br /> At least three years of progressive teaching experience in classroom, practice, and/or laboratory settings preferred. Baccalaureate or higher degree preferred. <br /> Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization <br /> Unencumbered RN license or eligible for licensure in California <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1721760 Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:44:33 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1018 SMU-Adjunct Instructor - Physical Therapy Program http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1028 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Physical Therapy<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 6, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>An adjunct faculty is a temporary faculty member in an academic department who is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. This faculty member is assigned to teach the courses for which they are qualified by education, certification and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching and evaluating courses. Related duties include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees and participation in special University events. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br />Doctoral degree preferred. A master s entry-level degree can suffice with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities certification and/or completion of a post-graduate residency or fellowship. Two years of full time teaching experience in specialty area with entry-level students or licensed practitioners preferred. Prior teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program required for masters prepared faculty and strongly preferred for doctorally prepared faculty at this rank. Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of teaching assignment. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br />Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). <br />Excellent interpersonal relationships. <br />Ability to calculates exam scores and grades. <br /> <br />Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: <br />Current licensure as a physical therapist in California is required. Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment. <br /> <br />SMU-1724129 Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:40:33 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1028 SMU-Adjunct Instructor - Physician Assistant http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1005 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Physician Assistant<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>April 26, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>An Adjunct Instructor is a temporary faculty member in an academic department who is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. A faculty member is assigned to teach the course for which they are qualified by education, certification and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching and evaluating courses. Related duties may include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees and participation in special University events and ceremonies. Faculty at the rank of adjunct instructor are expected to engage in scholarship as defined in the Faculty/Staff Handbook and to be actively engaged in professional activities, which enhance the faculty role. <br /> <br /> The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Master s level Physician Assistant degree required, Doctoral degree preferred. <br /> Two years of full time teaching experience in specialty area with entry-level students or licensed practitioners preferred. <br /> Prior teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program required for masters prepared faculty and strongly preferred for doctoral prepared faculty at this rank. <br /> Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of teaching assignment. <br /> <br />Certificates and Licensure: <br /> Current certification/licensure in discipline required of clinical candidates. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1802742 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:22:28 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1005 SMU-Nursing Instructor - Medical-Surgical/Critical Care http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/770 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>April 26, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The School of Nursing is in need of a pre-licensure full-time faculty who will teach almost exclusively in a clinical setting with a specialty in Medical-Surgical/Critical Care. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> Qualifications: <br /> Masters in Nursing or a related field (required) <br /> Demonstrated current competence in clinical area <br /> Effective leadership and communication skills <br /> Past experience in clinical teaching preferred <br /> Unencumbered RN license or license eligible in California <br /> <br />SMU-1722706 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:21:38 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/770 SMU-Full Time Nursing Faculty (Med Surg/Adv Med Surg) - Sacramento Campus http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1006 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 14, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>SMU School of Nursing welcomes applications for full-time, annualized faculty, medical surgical/advanced medical surgical nursing. The full-time faculty has multiple roles in our academic environment: teaching, service, and scholarship and creative activity. Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. Faculty has ownership for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the curricula within the School of Nursing which are designed to prepare graduates to provide nursing care in a dynamic health care environment. Faculty provides service on School of Nursing committees, University Committees and other committees or task forces. Faculty also engages in scholarship that reflects activities resulting in the production, reorganization/refinement, dissemination or creation of works that advance knowledge in one s field. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE: <br /> Minimum of Master s degree in nursing or an equivalent field required <br /> Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education preferred <br /> Specialization in area of teaching responsibility <br /> At least three years of progressive teaching experience in classroom, practice, and/or laboratory settings preferred. Baccalaureate or higher degree preferred. <br /> Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization <br /> Registered Nurse or eligible for licensure in California <br /> <br />SMU-1626219 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 10:14:55 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1006 SMU-Associate Managing Director (San Francisco Peninsula Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/983 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>October 7, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Associate Managing Director (AMD), San Francisco Peninsula Campus (SFPC) is a regular ranked faculty member of the school of nursing who is responsible for all aspects of SFPC ABSN students placements within all agencies across the curriculum, supports clinical faculty, identifies and executes the processes around students and faculty entering clinical sites, identifies clinical faculty, and teaches students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. <br /> <br />(Partial job description) <br /> <br />Students <br /> Assists in coordination of students orientation to local agencies. <br /> Assists in supporting students with troubleshooting electronic medical records training, agency audits, etc. <br /> <br />Faculty <br /> Implements clinical orientation program and support system for new adjunct clinical faculty. <br /> Ensures that the faculty returns badges, beepers etc. directly after courses end. <br /> Assists the managing director in supporting faculty. <br /> <br />Teaching <br /> Teaches in areas of expertise. <br /> <br /> <br />REQUIRED SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS: <br /> Effective leadership and critical thinking skills <br /> Excellent organizational and operational skills <br /> Excellent written and verbal skills <br /> Effective project planning and implementation skills <br /> Substantial computer and technology skill sufficient to meet teaching and administrative responsibilities <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br /> Earned master's degree or higher in nursing or a related field. <br /> Unencumbered registered nurse license in California or license eligible <br /> Three years full-time teaching experience in nursing <br /> Progressive experience in administration/management in degree nursing programs and/or clinical settings (preferred) <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1623666 Fri, 07 Oct 2016 14:50:07 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/983 SMU-Managing Director (San Francisco Peninsula Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/982 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>October 7, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Managing Director, San Francisco Peninsula (Campus SFPC), is a regular ranked faculty member of the School of Nursing who is responsible for implementing the ABSN program and teaching students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. Supervises campus ABSN faculty. <br /> <br />(Partial job description) <br /> <br />Students <br /> Coordinates students orientation and new student kick-off. <br /> Assigns students to faculty advisor; ensures academic/psychological/ social support of students by staff/faculty with appropriate use of resources and referrals when needed. <br /> Facilitates informal resolution to student disputes after course faculty, before chair. <br /> Communicates issues regarding student performance to program administrators on an ongoing basis. <br /> <br />Faculty <br /> Works with the human resources and associate managing director to identify needs for and to recruit FT and adjunct faculty. <br /> Work with associate managing director to hire and assign adjunct faculty in consultation with course managers and appropriate administrators. <br /> Coordinates interviews for FT faculty candidates with faculty and facilitates additional interviews with Oakland personnel/ search committees as indicated. <br /> Collaborates with faculty in the assignment of courses, classrooms, and labs. <br /> In collaboration with associate managing director, implements orientation program and support system for new FT and PT faculty. Includes oversight of faculty orientation personnel and collaboration with faculty development personnel. <br /> Facilitates faculty meetings and communication and promotes faculty participation in ABSN program meetings, school of nursing, and SMU faculty meetings. <br /> Works with faculty to implement and evaluate the approved ABSN curricula and courses; facilitates and communicates recommendations for curricular changes as appropriate. <br /> Ensures completion of faculty and course evaluations. <br /> Executes all Board of Registered Nursing faculty and clinical site approvals. <br /> <br />Teaching <br /> Teaches in areas of expertise. <br /> <br />Required Skills and Characteristics: <br /> Effective leadership and critical thinking skills <br /> Excellent organizational and operational skills <br /> Excellent written and verbal skills <br /> Effective project planning and implementation skills <br /> Substantial computer and technology skill sufficient to meet teaching and administrative responsibilities <br /> <br />Education and Experience Requirements: <br /> Earned master's degree or higher in nursing or a related field. <br /> Unencumbered registered nurse license in California or license eligible <br /> Three years full-time teaching experience in nursing <br /> Progressive experience in administration/management in degree nursing programs and/or clinical settings (preferred) <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1623659 Fri, 07 Oct 2016 14:47:28 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/982 SMU-Adjunct Instructor (San Francisco Peninsula Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/925 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>August 16, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing has adjunct faculty (Theory and Clinical) opportunities available at the San Francisco Peninsula campus. These positions are ideal for working nurses who have expertise in disciplines of medical surgical nursing, critical care, pediatrics, maternity, community health or mental health nursing. <br /> <br />Adjunct faculty are responsible for creating a positive learning environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the course and implement the policies identified in the course syllabus to ensure the successful achievement of course objectives. <br /> <br />Specific duties and responsibilities: <br /> <br /> Creates a dynamic, learner centered environment that supports the diverse learning needs of the student population and that is based on educational theory, and evidence-based teaching practices. <br /> Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a coach and mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives; <br /> (Theory) Meets with program faculty as needed to review the course, student evaluations and recommendations for change. (Clinical) Meets with faculty of the course prior to the first day of clinical to review clinical and course requirements. <br /> (Theory) Completes an appropriate orientation. (Clinical) Completes an appropriate clinical orientation to the site/s (if necessary) where the faculty member will be overseeing students; maintains and enhances competence in the clinical area of teaching. <br /> Plans learning experiences that are appropriate for the level of the students. <br /> Reviews written assignments and provides appropriate, timely, written feedback; documents student progress on appropriate forms and if necessary, provides a learning plan for the attainment of objectives. <br /> Evaluates learner performance and provides ongoing feedback to students on attainment of course objectives. <br /> (Theory) Apprises students of their progress in the course at the mid-term point, as defined in the syllabus, and for those who are not meeting expectations, establishes a mutual learning plan to achieve stated goals. (Clinical) Completes a formal, written midterm and final evaluation on a designated form for each student. <br /> (Theory) Submits grades to the Registrar by the appointed date in the Academic Calendar. (Clinical) Submits the students final clinical evaluations for filing to the Program administrative assistant. <br /> (Theory) Notifies Program Director of at-risk students as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. (Clinical) Notifies Course Manager of at-risk students or unusual occurrences in the clinical setting as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. <br /> (Theory) Participates in program faculty meetings as needed. (Clinical) Participates in faculty course meetings during the semester. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Qualifications: <br /> <br /> Masters in Nursing or related field (required for theory; preferred for clinical) <br /> Demonstrated current competence in theory or clinical area <br /> Effective leadership and communication skills <br /> Past experience in theory or clinical teaching preferred <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1607104 <br /> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:25:42 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/925