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# 1900-1314-01). Candidates should be 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 promotion and disease prevention, and with clinical expertise as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner
2) Transitional care of adults from one care setting or provider to another, with an area of specialization consistent with adult/gerontology care, health services, multidisciplinary care models, and implementation/dissemination science.
3) Translational sciences (from bench to bedside) or implementation sciences (from experimental to practice settings), with an area of specialization consistent with oncology, heart disease, metabolic or sleep disorders, HIV, mental health or dementia.
Required qualifications include: 1) a record of funded research that is outstanding for the individual's career stage: 2) current or pending research funding from the National Institutes of Health (or similar external funding agencies); 3) ability to implement basic, translational, and/or clinical research involving nursing and related disciplines; 4) excellence in teaching/mentoring commensurate with career stage, and ability o contribute to the undergraduate and/or graduate teaching mission of the School; 5) outstanding record of professional service commensurate with career stage; 6) excellent clinical skills in nursing (or related fields) to support clinical education in primary, secondary, and/or tertiary health settings, and 7) evidence of a commitment to diversity in research, education, and clinical practice. Licensure (or eligibility for licensure) as a Registered Nurse and/or Advanced Practice RN in the state of California is preferred. For pediatric nursing, national certification as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner is required.
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.
Requests for information should be sent to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Lynn Doering (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the positions are filled; candidates are urged to apply before March 14, 2014. 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. UCLA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty, students and staff. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and (2) relevant publications. To apply, please visit https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00179. Or mail materials to:
Courtney H. Lyder, ND, ScD (Hon), FAAN
Dean and Professor
UCLA School of Nursing, Box 951702, Los Angeles, CA. 90095-1702
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