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Assistant Professor, Nursing (Maternal Health/Obstetrics)

Posted: 01/07/2024

Assistant Professor, Nursing (Maternal Health/Obstetrics)


Department: Nursing Education


Palomar College


Date Opened: 01/08/2024


Close Date: 3/4/2024


Primary Function:


The Assistant Professor, Nursing (Maternal Health/Obstetrics) is primarily responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the discipline of Nursing. Specifically, these courses include lecture, clinical instruction, and campus lab instruction. Clinical instruction may be assigned to various times of the day on any day of the week (Monday - Sunday), and the assignment may be changed at any time.


Salary: Starting salary range: $76,196.12 – $121,068.27, annuallyAcademic training and teaching experience will form the basis for salary computation as determined by placement on the regular salary schedule of the College. A maximum of step 8 at the appropriate salary grade will be awarded to new faculty. For a salary estimate, visit and use the links in the Full-time Faculty section.


Benefits: In addition? to a competitive compensation structure, Palomar College? also offers an extremely generous benefits package.


• Insurance fully paid for employees and their eligible dependents: four medical plans, dental HMO, and the vision plan (additional plans are available that require employee buy up/monthly contribution)

• $80,000 employee term life?/accident insurance policy (additional buy up options available)

• Employee long-term care insurance

• Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) – Free counseling, financial, legal, personal and professional development resources

• Additional buy up options available for other voluntary insurance benefits

• Enrollment in CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System)


The estimated maximum value of this employer-paid benefits? package is approximately $41,360 annually.


Minimum Qualifications:


Must meet all of the qualifications listed under 1) through 4):


• A Master’s degree in nursing.

• Current license or eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.

• One year of professional experience providing direct patient care as a bedside RN within the past five years in Maternal Health/Obstetrics nursing (direct patient care experience as a registered nurse, which includes registered nurse-level clinical teaching experience, in the content/clinical area).

• Eligible for approval as a Maternal Health/Obstetrics instructor by the California State Board of Nursing.


Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at, or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) website at


NOTE: For professional experience, a “year” is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 10 months.


Diversity Statement: Palomar College serves over 30,000 students from a variety of backgrounds and we are proud to be a Hispanic Serving Institution. Our student body is rich in its diversity. Click here to see a quick overview of our student demographics on our recent Student Fact Sheet.


Palomar College is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, access and antiracism. We are dedicated to empowering students to succeed and are guided by our core values; some of which are the following:


• Access - We make education possible for everyone.


• Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - We recognize and respect diversity, seek to foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, and strive to address inequities.


All positions require cultural competency which includes the sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.


To Apply: Visit for full details and required application materials.


About the District:


Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year community college that serves the greater North San Diego County region. Palomar College offers over 200 associate degrees and certificate programs to approximately 25,000 full- and part-time students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of higher education, the College is recognized as one of the top 100 Colleges and Universities in the nation for serving Hispanic students. Palomar College is just 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that San Diego has to offer.


Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


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