College of Health & Human Services


Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing

Assistant Professor, Simulation Lab Director

Starting Date:

Fall 2018

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned doctorate (Ph.D) in nursing or closely-related discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. The doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/16/2018);

1) Evidence of expertise in simulation methodology, implementation and teaching.
2) Current classroom and clinical experience (within the last five years) that included the facilitation of understanding and mastery of health care in multiple environments at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
3) Evidence of eligibility to obtain a California RN license, and;
4) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, and;
2) Evidence of scholarly achievement ( e.g., academic or professional presentations, publications in refereed nursing journals).


The primary primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community.  These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate may be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of their expertise and/or other courses in the department in consultation with the Department Chair. Primary professional responsibilities are within the Sim Lab which will include: leadership, management and creative activity.  

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.



Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University:

California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. With over 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs led by award-winning faculty, Cal State LA’s dedication to access and excellence has been recognized nationally.  Founded in 1947, the University is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and serves more than 28,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the area. As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. This longstanding commitment is reflected in its history as home to the nation’s first Chicano Studies program, second Pan-African Studies program, as well as Latin American and Asian and Asian American Studies programs. Faculty have the opportunity to establish affiliate status with ethnic studies and other academic programs, including the Honors College. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.

The Department:

The Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (PACSON) is located in the Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services. Four undergraduate programs; 5 master’s degree programs; and 5 post masters certificates are offered. Undergraduate programs lead to the B.S.N. and the graduate program leads to the M.S.N. degree with 4 different nurse practitioner specialties. Nursing is an impacted program and admission is highly competitive. The undergraduate and graduate programs are nationally ranked.

Required Documentation:

Please submit electronically: 1) a cover letter of application specifically addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a list of three professional references, and; 4) a university application for employment (found here) compiled into one single pdf file to the email address below.

Finalists will be required to submit:  1) official transcripts, and; 2) three current letters of recommendation prior to on-campus interviews to the postal address below:

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 


Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit electronic application file materials to:


Please send questions, requests for information, letters of recommendation, and official transcripts (finalists only) to:

Angela Hudson, Search Committee Chair
Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing
California State University Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA  90032-8170
Phone: 323-343-4700
E-mail: angelaHudson@calstatela.edu

Note: 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.

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

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA 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, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.


Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.