Faculty Openings

ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR RESEARCH AND ADRIENNE H. MOSELEY ENDOWED CHAIR

The UCLA School of Nursing is seeking a visionary nurse scientist to enhance and promote innovative research and the highest standards of scholarly excellence.

The UCLA School of Nursing invites applicants for the position of Associate Dean for Research and Endowed Chair in the UCLA School of Nursing. This is a full-time position with 50 percent effort as Associate Dean of Research and the remaining 50 percent effort at the Associate or Full Professor rank expected to engage in teaching, research, and university and public service.

The Associate Dean reports to the Dean of the School of Nursing and is responsible for the strategic direction of the School’s research enterprise. As a member of the School of Nursing leadership team, the Associate Dean for Research will be expected to represent the School’s research interests within the UCLA Health System and with the other UCLA Health Sciences schools, including the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Public Health. In addition, the Associate Dean for Research will liaison with colleagues from other schools and departments across the UCLA campus, with campus Centers of Excellence, and other campus research centers. Finally the Associate Dean for Research will represent the School of Nursing at research venues in the Los Angeles area, as well as nationally and internationally.

Requirements: Candidates must have 1) an earned PhD degree or equivalent, 2) academic credentials and leadership skills to qualify for associate or full professor rank in the Ladder Rank Professorial series, and 3) a meritorious program of funded research consistent with the awarding of an Endowed Chair.

Preferred candidates should be creative nurse scientists with a current, focused research program that advances nursing science and is congruent with the mission of the School. Candidates must demonstrate a history of successful research mentorship of diverse faculty and students. In addition, candidates must have a distinguished personal record of funded research, and have current research funding from the National Institutes of Health (or similar external funding agencies). She/he should have an excellent understanding of federal and foundation funding opportunities, and be able to implement translational research between nursing and other disciplines. Also required is experience in: 1) directing research-focused programs and centers; 2) coordinating and facilitating team science and faculty research collaborations; 3) managing information technology resources and services to support research development; and 4) coordinating diverse human and other research resources to support the development, submission and conduct of scientific studies and dissemination of results.

The School of Nursing at The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) was established in 1949 and has been recognized for 68 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 sites Centers (Cedars Sinai; Charles Drew University; Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and UCLA); 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 Culture.

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.

Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04018. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 2018. 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

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 public service. School of Nursing is seeking a visionary nurse scientist to assume a key leadership role in implementing the school and campus commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion for all members of our community.

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 and will represent the School of Nursing at 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, and 3) monitoring and measuring the DEI outcomes in the strategic plan. 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 as well as meet with the University, scross campus DEI leadership and others.

Requirements Candidates must have: 1) an earned doctoral degree in nursing, 2) academic credentials and leadership skills to qualify for associate or full professor rank in the Ladder Rank Professorial series, and 3) 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 and experience 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 69 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 Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and UCLA); 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, 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.

Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04021. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 2018. 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.

SHAPIRO FAMILY ENDOWED CHAIR IN DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY STUDIES

The UCLA School of Nursing invites applicants for the position of The Shapiro Family Endowed Chair in Developmental Disability Studies in the UCLA School of Nursing, a tenure-track faculty position. This appointment builds on the School of Nursing’s national and international leadership to inform care for people with developmental disabilities and their families. The Chair holder will help position the School as a champion to advance education, research, practice and healthcare policy in the area of developmental disabilities.

Requirements Candidates must have: 1) an earned doctoral degree in nursing or related fields; 2) academic credentials and leadership skills to qualify for associate or full professor rank in the Ladder Rank Professorial series; and 3) a meritorious program of funded research consistent with the awarding of tenure.

Applicants for the Chair holder should have skillsets to establish and promote the advancement of knowledge through work in the basic and/or clinical sciences in the area of developmental disabilities. He/She should be a highly regarded educator with a demonstrated commitment to education for the next generation of nurses to care for individuals with developmental disabilities. The Chair holder should be academically active in strategies to improve the care and well-being of individuals with developmental disabilities. 

Preferred candidates should be scientists with a current, focused research program that advances science in care of individuals/populations with developmental disability and is congruent with the mission of the School. In addition, applicants must have a distinguished 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 69 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 School of is committed to scholarship in improving health, wellness, and quality of life throughout the lifespan.

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 Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and UCLA); 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, 5) the Tarjan Center at UCLA, Semel Institute, 6) the Lanterman Regional Center, Los Angeles, and 6) 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, 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.

Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04057 To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 2018. 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.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR FACULTY POSITION - PEDIATRIC

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for one full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position. Candidates must be nurse scientists who have, or demonstrate exceptional promise for development of a focused research program relevant to pediatric nursing. Area of pediatric specialization is open (example, clinical skills that support nursing education in primary, secondary, and/or tertiary health settings, and/or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with national certification). Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenured-track appointment at UCLA, including an earned PhD or equivalent, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching and service excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

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 a nurse-managed practice for care of the homeless at the Health Center of the Union Rescue Mission. 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, rated # 3 in US News and World Reports Best Hospital’s honor roll. 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 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/JPF04023. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 2018. 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.

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR FACULTY POSITION - VULNERABLE POPULATIONS

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for one full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position. Candidates should be nurse scientists who have, or demonstrate exceptional promise for development of a focused research program relevant to vulnerable populations and underserved populations; for example people with disabilities, mental health/substance abuse, aging and neuro-degeneration and must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenured-tracked appointment at UCLA, including an earned PhD or equivalent, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching and service excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience. The tentative start date is July 1, 2019.

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 U.S. 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 a nurse-managed practice for care of the homeless at the Health Center of the Union Rescue Mission. 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, rated #7 in US News and World Reports Best Hospital’s honor roll. 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 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.

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.

Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03973. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 2018. Position to remain open until filled.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR FACULTY POSITION - CHRONIC DISEASE

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for one full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position. Candidates must be nurse scientists who have, or demonstrate exceptional promise for development of a focused research program relevant to non-communicable chronic disease; for example, cardiovascular, cancer, respiratory disease or diabetes. Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenured-track appointment at UCLA, including an earned PhD or equivalent, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching and service excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

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 a nurse-managed practice for care of the homeless at the Health Center of the Union Rescue Mission. 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, rated # 3 in US News and World Reports Best Hospital’s honor roll. 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 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/JPF03970. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 2018. 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.