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Job Overview

Position Description:    Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Nursing Faculty

                                    Assistant /Associate / Full Clinical Professor Rank


Qualifications – Minimum Criteria

1.      Education: Master’s degree in nursing with recent teaching experience at the advanced practice level Current clinical practice in an acute care setting at the advanced practice level

2.      Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of California

3.      Applicant must have a strong background in the pathophysiology of complex acute and chronic medical conditions and the myriad of treatment regimens used in evidence based practice, and the impact of medications and side effects.


Qualifications – Preferred Criteria

1.      Five or more years of experience in acute care settings.

2.      Educator with a strong foundation in biological, social and/or behavioral science, experience teaching graduate students, and expertise in acute care. Expertise in acute care is broadly defined to include some or all of the following: acute and chronic illness in older adults, care of the acutely ill adult, or other area of expertise related to the health and well-being of adults and their families.

3.    Model behavior that reflects the important skills and knowledge necessary for effective patient care management and demonstrate how to use research and clinical practice guidelines as a basis for patient care.

4.      Prepare through experience, teaching, research, or community service to contribute to the School of Nursing’s commitment to diversity and excellence.

5.      Publications and research experience in areas related to acute care.


Areas of Responsibility

1.   Teaching and advising master’s nurse practitioner students.

2.   Contributing to department leadership in the area of acute care, including participation in the activities promoting acute care across departments and interdisciplinary.

3.   Participating as a faculty member in activities of the Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing and the University of California, San Francisco, including committee appointments.

4.   Engaging in professional activities at a local, state, regional, and national level.

5.   Disseminating knowledge in acute care and related areas through publications as well as participating and presenting at interdisciplinary and scientific meetings.


Lines of Responsibility: Responsible to the Chair, Department of Physiological Nursing.


Recruitment Closing Date:  Open until filled.


Please send curriculum vitae to:           Glenna A. Dowling, RN, PhD, FAAN

                                                            Professor and Chair

                                                            Chair, Search Committee

                                                            Department of Physiological Nursing

                                                            2 Koret Way, Box 0610

                                                            San Francisco, CA 94143-0610




The University of California, San Francisco, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underutilized minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for covered veterans. UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.