Faculty Openings

Adjunct Faculty in APRN Level in Adult/Gerontology Acute Care or Pediatric Specialty

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applicants for two full-time Adjunct Faculty positions. Qualified applicants will be Doctorate (PhD or DNP) in nursing from an accredited program in advanced practice Registered Nurse licensure and clinical experience at the APRN level in Adult/Gerontology Acute Care or Pediatric Acute or Primary Care.

Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials for the Adjunct faculty series. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience. Clinical experiences, leadership and scholarship in APRN level in Adult/Gerontology Acute Care or Pediatric Acute or Primary Care.

The School of Nursing prepares nurses and scholars to lead and transform nursing care in a rapidly changing, diverse and complex healthcare environment through academic excellence, innovative research, superior clinical practice, strong community partnerships, and global initiatives. 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 UCLA Santa Monica Hospital.

Basic Qualifications: • Doctorate (PhD or DNP) in nursing from an accredited program

• Current licensure in California as Registered Nurses

• Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licensure, National Certification, and clinical experience at the APRN level in      Adult/Gerontology Acute Care or Pediatric Acute or Primary Care specialty

• Graduate level teaching experience in an academic institution, in either face-to-face or remote learning modalities, preferred

Program Leadership Qualifications:

• Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and networking skills

• Demonstrated leadership experience to negotiate, creatively problem solve and interact in academic and clinical settings

• Evidence of innovation and creativity to curricular design and content implementation including classroom teaching and online presentation of content

Major Responsibilities: • Report to the APRN Program Director and Assistant Director

• Teach relevant theory and clinical courses in the Adult/Gerontology Acute or Pediatric Acute or Primary Care specialty

• Facilitate application of remote learning modalities for relevant courses and content as needed

• Assist with quarterly student advisement and confer with faculty and students on matters related to student performance and remediation

• Build and maintain a program of scholarly work related to applicant’s areas of scholarly focus, including publications and presentations

• Perform service to the School of Nursing and greater UCLA community, including participation in School of Nursing faculty and campus wide committees as needed, reading admission applications and comprehensive exams, advisement of students, etc.

• Participate with the Director/Assistant Director and program administrator in the writing of accreditation and required UC and/or state and national (CCNE) approval reports, as needed

• Promote an environment that encourages respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by April 1, 2021 - Position to remain open until filled.

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


School of Nursing - Lecturer - Pre-Licensure (Medical Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health, and/or Geriatrics) 21-22

The UCLA School of Nursing invites applicants for Lecturer positions (full-time or part-time) for Pre-Licensure in the field of: Medical Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health, and/or Geriatrics) for Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022.

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Nursing
  • Excellent skills in teaching and mentoring students
  • Excellent clinical skills in medical-surgical nursing, mental health, pediatrics maternity, public health and/or geriatric nursing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability as an educator, including classroom management, mastery of educational methodologies, and/or experience with individualized student coaching and remediation
  • Have/or be eligible for a license as a Registered Nurse in California
  • Meet eligibility requirements for BRN certification in clinical instruction
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity as a core value in education.

Candidates should have a good understanding of the academic process and the University setting along with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with other faculty, students, and preceptors. The position may require traveling to clinical sites within the greater Southern California community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and present lectures for students in the clinical courses for the Undergraduate and Master’s Entry Clinical Nurse (MECN) programs according to the curriculum;
  • Construct, administer, and file appropriate student evaluations, including tests, performance exams (e.g., Objective Structured Clinical Exams [osces]), and final grades;
  • Provide consultation to clinical instructors as required at clinical training sites to insure effective student learning;
  • Instruct students in fundamentals, skills labs, including virtual simulations, and physical assessment labs as needed;
  • Participate in one- on-one student coaching and remediation as directed;
  • Serve as an academic advisor for Prelicensure students, as assigned by the Prelicensure Program Director;
  • Provide feedback to the Prelicensure Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs regarding the fit of clinical sites to student learning as needed
  • Provide student counseling and mentorship as needed, in conjunction with the Prelicensure Program Director and the Director for Student Affairs
  • Function effectively as part of teaching teams.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by April 15, 2021 - Position to remain open until filled.

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.


Adjunct Faculty in Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applicants for a part-time, Adjunct Faculty position. Qualified applicants will be doctorally prepared (PhD or DNP from an accredited university) advanced practice nurses certified as a Psych-Mental Health nurse practitioner (PMH – NP) to fulfill teaching responsibilities, especially clinical supervision in psychiatric mental health settings.

Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials for the Adjunct faculty series. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience. Clinical experiences, leadership and scholarship in psych mental health settings preferred.

The School of Nursing prepares nurses and scholars to lead and transform nursing care in a rapidly changing, diverse and complex healthcare environment through academic excellence, innovative research, superior clinical practice, strong community partnerships, and global initiatives. 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 UCLA Santa Monica Hospital.

Requirements:

  • Current licensure in California as Registered Nurse
  • Eligible for National certification as a Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMH – NP)
  • Graduate level teaching experience in an academic institution, in either face-to-face or online learning modalities, preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and networking skills
  • Commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace  

Major Responsibilities:

  • Teach 50% time (12 units) including online coursework in a post-mater’s certificate program for psych-mental health, and in mental health content in the prelicensure and the advanced practice program as needed
  • Provide clinical supervision for advanced practice nurses who are obtaining a post-master’s certificate in psych-mental health as well as for prelicensure students in mental health settings as needed
  • Help identify clinical placements in psych-mental health settings.
  • Collaborate with other psych-mental health faculty as part of a multi-campus consortium
  • Promote an environment that encourages respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion  

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by April 15, 2021 - Position to remain open until filled.

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.

 


 

Adjunct Professor - Doctor of Nursing Practice

The University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing seeks applications for a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) advanced-practice nurse to fulfill teaching and administrative responsibilities. Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials for the Adjunct faculty series.

The position reports directly to the Director of the DNP Program. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

Scholarly/creative productivity desired in publishing, research, evidence-based practice, leadership and academic administration.

The School of Nursing prepares nurses and scholars to lead and transform nursing care in a rapidly changing, diverse and complex healthcare environment through academic excellence, innovative research, superior clinical practice, strong community partnerships, and global initiatives. 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 UCLA Santa Monica Hospital.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate, (DNP preferred) in nursing from an accredited program
  • Current licensure in California as Registered Nurses
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licensure and clinical experience at the APRN leve
  • Graduate level teaching experience in an academic institution, in either face-to-face or online learning modalities, preferred

Program Leadership Qualifications

  • Commitment to building the DNP program, nurturing a culture that is welcoming, inclusive and supportive
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and networking skills
  • Demonstrated leadership experience to negotiate, creatively problem solve and interact in academic and clinical settings
  • Evidence of innovation and creativity to curricular design and content implementation including classroom teaching and online presentation of content

Major Responsibilities:

  • Report to the Director of the DNP Program 
  • Teach 75% time (18 units) and devote 25% time to administrative duties and/or scholarship
  • Integrate the AACN DNP Essentials in course content and support development of course syllabi
  • Facilitate development of online courses and content for the DNP
  • Participate in admission screenings and interview processes
  • Assist with quarterly student advisement and confer with faculty and students on matters related to student performance and remediation
  • Participate with the Director and program administrator in the writing of accreditation and required UC and/or state and national (CCNE) approval reports for the DNP Program
  • Promote an environment that encourages respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion. The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including race, ethnicity, and gender. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1, 2020. Position to remain open until filled.

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.


Lecturer - APRN (FNP or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care)

The School of Nursing invites applicants for Lecturer positions (full-time or part-time). Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • MSN or doctorate in nursing;
  • National certification and clinical experience as either Adult/Gerontology Acute Care NP or CNS. Other advanced practice nursing certification may be considered.
  • Have or be eligible for a licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in California;
  • Prior teaching experience preferred;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity as a core value in education.

Candidates should have a good understanding of the academic process and the University setting along with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with other faculty, students, and preceptors. The position may require traveling to clinical sites within the greater Southern California community. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing/presenting lectures and providing clinical instruction to advanced practice (nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist) students in theory and/or clinical courses, in accordance with the curriculum;
  • Constructing, administering, grading and filing appropriate student evaluations and final grades;
  • Instructing students in skills labs and physical assessment labs as needed;
  • Identifying clinical training sites and provide feedback to the Program Director for Advanced Practice Programs and the Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs regarding the fit of clinical sites to student learning;
  • Providing student counseling and mentorship as needed, in conjunction with the Director of Student Affairs
  • Participating in program meetings and School of Nursing committee as needed, and
  • Functioning effectively as part of teaching teams.

Application Requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Next review date: Sunday, Mar 14, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Sep 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

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 Mary P. Cadogan, APRN Program Director, at mcadogan@sonnet.ucla.edu or Lynn Doering, Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs at ldoering@sonnet.ucla.edu