Faculty Openings

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The UCLA School of Nursing invites applicants for the position of Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the UCLA School of Nursing. This is a full-time position with 50 percent effort as Associate Dean of DEI and the remaining 50 percent effort at the Associate or Full Professor rank expected to engage in teaching, research, and university and professional service.

The Associate Dean reports to the Dean of the School of Nursing and is responsible for the strategic direction of the school’s DEI activities and promoting a diverse, equitable and respectful environment for faculty, staff and students. As a member of the School of Nursing leadership team, the Associate Dean for DEI will serve as a liaison for the school with the UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and represent the School’s DEI interests with the other UCLA Health Sciences schools, including the David Geffen School of Medicine, the UCLA School of Dentistry, and the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. In addition, the Associate Dean for DEI will collaborate with colleagues from other schools and departments across the UCLA campus as an Equity Advisor and will represent the School of Nursing at selected community and professional meetings in the Los Angeles area, as well as nationally and internationally. In addition, the Associate Dean will provide leadership in: 1) planning, implementing and evaluating goals related to diversity and inclusion within the school, 2) facilitating new initiatives and activities that promote DEI, 3) monitoring and measuring the DEI outcomes in the strategic plan, and 4) overseeing and reporting on academic track recruitment processes to increase diversity within the school. Consistent with the goals of the school, the Associate Dean will collaborate with the diversity leadership team within the school, including the Director and Assistant Director of DEI, and serve as a resource for the Council on DEI.

Requirements Candidates must have: 1) an earned PhD degree in nursing or a related field, 2) academic credentials and leadership skills to qualify for associate or full professor rank in the Ladder Rank Professorial series, 3) current licensure (or eligible for current licensure) in California as a registered nurse, and 4) a meritorious program of funded research consistent with the awarding of tenure. An Endowed Chair appointment may be considered for those applicants meeting qualifications for this honorary position.

Applicants must demonstrate a clear commitment toward supporting and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion of students, faculty and staff from differing backgrounds. Qualifications include a history of successful leadership in promoting diversity and engaging in activities that support equity and respect in the work environment. Preferred candidates should be creative nurse scientists with administrative experience and a current, focused research program that advances nursing science and is congruent with the mission of the School. In addition, candidates must have a distinguished personal record of funded research.

The School of Nursing at The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) was established in 1949 and has been recognized for 70 years of excellence in nursing education, research and service. The UCLA School of Nursing has been consistently ranked in the top ten Schools of Nursing in the United States. The UCLA School of Nursing is committed to scholarship in the service of improving health, wellness, and quality of life throughout the lifespan through the blending of the disciplines of nursing, medicine, public health, statistics, epidemiology, physiological sciences, and the basic sciences.

Active UCLA-based research partners include: 1) the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), which has four partnering site Centers (Cedars Sinai; Charles Drew University; Los Angeles Lundquist/Harbor-UCLA, and UCLA-Westwood); 2) the Center for Health Improvement of Minority Elderly (CHIME), which is a Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) Center; 3) the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research; 4) the UCLA Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, and 5) the UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC).

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation 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 University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applications 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. 

Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF05289. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by April 30. Position to remain open until filled.

 

Acute Care Track 2019-20

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for two full-time, tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor faculty positions. Candidates must be nurse scientists who have, or demonstrate exceptional promise for development of a focused research program relevant to non-communicable disease, with a focus on acute care; examples include acute phases of cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory disease or diabetes. Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenured-track appointment at UCLA at either the Assistant or Associate rank, including an Earned research doctorate (PhD in nursing or related field), a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching and service excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

Requirements

  • Current licensure (or eligible for current licensure) in California as a registered nurse
  • Current licensure (or eligible for current licensure) in California as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (either nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist)
  • National certification in one of the following areas: (1) Adult Gerontology Acute Nurse Practitioner or CNS; (2) Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or CNS
  • Evidence of an established independent research program or ability to develop an independent research program congruent with the mission of the School
  • Evidence of excellent oral and written communications
  • Evidence of teaching and service excellence, including graduate level teaching experience in an academic institution
  • Commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace

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 at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04764. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 1, 2020. Position to remain open until filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applications 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 in DNP

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. Doctorate in nursing from an accredited program. Leadership and administrative experience 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.

Basic Qualifications: ● Doctorate, (DNP preferred) in nursing from an accredited program ● Current licensure in California as Registered Nurse ● Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licensure and clinical experience at the APRN level ● 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 • 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 at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF05322. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by May 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.