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Assistant Professor of Nursing, Medical-Surgical and Gerontological

Dominican University of California is seeking to fill a full-time (9 month), tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Nursing, School of Health and Natural Sciences. This position commences in Fall 2014. The successful candidate's primary responsibilities will include undergraduate teaching in the area of Medical-Surgical Nursing and Gerontological Nursing. Graduate level teaching is also possible depending on program needs. Tenure and promotion requirements for tenure-track faculty include teaching, scholarship, and service. Opportunities exist for research and teaching collaboration within the School of Health and Natural Sciences.


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate nursing classes
  • Advise students
  • Participate in curriculum development and evaluation
  • Participate in departmental committees
  • Supervise student theses/senior projects
  • Contribute to the department and his/her professional field through research, publications and service


  • Doctoral degree required, along with a degree in Nursing at any level
  • Must have a current RN license
  • Experience or ability to teach in medical-surgical and gerontological nursing 
  • Prior college level teaching experience is highly preferred

Additional Position Information

  • Open until filled
  • Salary is commensurate with qualifications and expertise
  • Must be willing to consent to a background check

Dominican University of California is an independent, international, learner-centered university of Catholic heritage, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The University is located 12 miles north of San Francisco nestled in the foothills Marin County. Over 75% of our faculty members hold a PhD or the highest degree in their field of expertise, mirroring the percentage of doctorates at research universities. We blend interdisciplinary core courses, real-world studies, and close and supportive academic advising and mentoring. 

Application Procedures

The executive search firm The Hollander Group has been retained by Dominican University of California to assist in the recruitment for the position of Assistant Professor of Nursing, Medical-Surgical and Gerontological.  Applications, comprising curriculum vitae and a cover letter, as well as nominations and inquiries, should be submitted electronically to  Review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, interested persons are encouraged to apply early.  The principals assisting Dominican University of California in this regard are:

Clifford R. Hollander, PhD, 202-486-9097 (cell)
Sharon M. Flynn Hollander, MSN, MBA 202-270-8772 (cell)

For More Information About the Position Contact:

Olivia Catolico, Professor of Nursing
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Tel: 415-257-0156

Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.

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