Sutter Health SMU-Assistant Professor-Multiple Disciplines-(Oakland Campus) in Oakland, California


Job Summary:

An instructor is a regular 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 courses for which they are qualified by education, certification, and professional experience. Instructional duties include developing courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching, and evaluating students and 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 College events and ceremonies.


Education and/or Experience :

  • A minimum of a master’s degree in field or in a specialty area appropriate to area of teaching responsibility.

  • Required to have coursework in curriculum development and teaching/learning.

  • Prior teaching experience in a staff development position or college program strongly preferred.

  • Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of teaching assignment.

Skills and Abilities :

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Excellent interpersonal relationships.

  • Ability to calculates exam scores and grades.

  • Ability to calculates drug dosages accurately in the clinical lab setting (where applicable to clinical role).

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Current licensure to practice in professional field is required for some positions. Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment.

Physical Effort Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. Clinical instruction positions require the employee to move with students around a clinical nursing unit which 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.

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.

Primary Location: California, East Bay, Oakland

Organization: Samuel Merritt University

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.