Qualifications – Minimum Criteria
Education: Master’s degree in nursing with recent experience teaching at the advanced practice level
Current clinical practice in an oncology setting at the advanced practice level
Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of California
Qualifications – Preferred Criteria
1. Five or more years of experience in an oncology setting.
2. Educator with a strong foundation in biological, social and/or behavioral science, experience teaching graduate students, and expertise in oncology. Expertise in oncology is broadly defined to include some or all of the following: acute care of oncology patients, symptom management of oncology patients or other areas of expertise related to the health and well-being of oncology patients and their family members. Applicant must have a strong background in the pathophysiology of cancer and the myriad of treatment regimens used in evidence based practice, and the impact of medications and side effects.
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 oncology.
Areas of Responsibility
1. Teaching and advising master’s clinical nurse specialist nursing students.
2. Contributing to department leadership in the area of oncology and interdisciplinary and translational research, including participation in the activities of the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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 oncology nursing and related areas 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.