The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for three full-time, open-rank tenure track faculty positions (Job#: JPF00534). Candidates should be nurse scientists who have, or demonstrate exceptional promise for development of, a focused research program relevant to one of the following areas:
1) Pediatric nursing, with an area of specialization consistent with health primary health or acute and chronic care
2) Health services, health care leadership, and/or health policy, with an area of specialization consistent with application to nursing practice in acute, primary care, and/or chronic care settings across the age continuum
3) Self-care management or symptom science of non-communicable diseases, with an area of specialization in either clinical, bio-behavioral, or basic science research
Required qualifications include: 1) a record of funded research that is outstanding for the individual’s career stage, such as funding from the National Institutes of Health (or similar external funding agencies); 2) ability to implement basic, translational, and/or clinical research involving nursing and related disciplines; 3) excellence in teaching/mentoring commensurate with career stage, and ability to contribute to the undergraduate and/or graduate teaching mission of the School; 4) outstanding record of professional service commensurate with career stage, 5) evidence of a commitment to diversity in research, education, and clinical practice, and 6) licensure (or eligibility for licensure) as a Registered Nurse in the state of California. Certification or(eligibility for certification) as an Advanced Practice Nurse in California is strongly preferred.
Candidates must have the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenured appointment at UCLA. These credentials include an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching and service excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.
UCLA is located in Westwood Village, one of the most beautiful urban areas of Los Angeles. UCLA is recognized as one of the leading universities in the US. The UCLA School of Nursing, ranked among the top schools of nursing nationally, has a strong commitment to diversity and is home to the most diverse student body on campus. The School of Nursing is proud of its long-standing focus on care for the underserved and maintains the Center for Research for Vulnerable Populations, a nurse-managed practice for care of the homeless at the Health Center of the Union Rescue Mission, and the Center for American Indian/Indigenous Research and Education (CAIIRE). As part of the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, the School of Nursing is affiliated with the highly acclaimed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and with UCLA Santa Monica Hospital. The School of Nursing offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.
The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.
Requests for information should be sent to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Lynn Doering (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00534.
Review of completed applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates are urged to apply before January 14, 2015.