Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing

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  • Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing - Nursing


    Open date: September 20th, 2017

    Next review date: June 30th, 2018
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: June 30th, 2018
    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 Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) seeks stellar applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have a research-focused doctorate (e.g., PhD, DNSc) in nursing or another health-related field (biomedical informatics, psychology/psychiatry, public health, neuroimaging, etc.) an active program of research with strong potential for NIH and other extramural research funding, and a robust publication record. We are particularly interested in individuals with programs of research in the following areas: Neurosciences, Big Data/Informatics, Mental Health, or Population Health.

    Candidates must be able to mentor students at all levels (BS, MS, PhD) in conducting excellent research and developing an evidence-based practice. Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels and will help prepare graduates for (a) research positions across the healthcare delivery system, (b) faculty positions in academic institutions, and (c) clinically-relevant educational, administrative, and policy-making positions. Applicants should possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates must show evidence of collaborative interdisciplinary partnerships that will advance the science in health outcomes of individuals, families and communities, and in teaching the next generation of nurse practitioners, educators, researchers, and innovators. Qualified applicants must have the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues and to teach and mentor a diverse student body.

    UC Irvine Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is distinguished by its community-based approach to promoting, improving, and sustaining health and wellness throughout the community. In January 2017, the University of California, Board of Regents approved the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing as the fourth nursing school in the University of California system. Ranked as one of the top 50 in research funding, the School of Nursing is dedicated to advancing evidence-based clinical practice and the discipline of Nursing through scholarly research, education, and practice. Today, the school is home to more than 200 highly qualified students. The School of Nursing offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees in Nursing Science. Many opportunities exist for collaboration with the campus community and the diverse Orange County community. The School of Nursing is one of four academic units in the College of Health Sciences which also includes a School of Medicine, and Programs in Public Health and Pharmaceutical Science, with many opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

    The UCI campus is also home to a renowned academic medical center, an Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, and highly-ranked, collaborative schools of Engineering, Computer and Informational Sciences, and Biological Sciences. With approximately 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 1,150 regular ranks faculty and 9,700 staff, UC Irvine is one of the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system.

    Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and statements of research, teaching, and diversity. Application instructions and details of the position can be found at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03104.

    The position will remain open until filled. Information about the UC Irvine Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing can be found at http://www.nursing.uci.edu.

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.


    The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at UC Irvine is the newest nursing school in the prestigious University of California system. UC Irvine, also one of the younger campuses in the UC system, was ranked #1 of all universities under 50 in the US by Times Higher Education in 2012. The campus embraces a growing relationship with the diverse communities surrounding UCI, and has many innovative programs designed to prepare graduates to meet societal needs. UCI is home to several interdisciplinary research centers including Global Health Research Education and Translation (GHREAT), the NIH-funded Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS), California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (CALIT2), and the Center for Computer Games & Virtual Worlds.

    Located in sunny Orange County, CA, UC Irvine is 15 minutes from the beach and an hour from both metropolitan Los Angeles and scenic mountain environments. UCI offers its faculty very attractive and affordable housing on campus in a growing community. The public schools in Irvine are consistently among the best in the country. In sum, UCI and the surrounding communities offer an ideal place to work and live.
    Job location Irvine, CA

    More information about this recruitment: http://www.nursing.uci.edu


    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter
    • Statement of Research
    • Statement of Teaching
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
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    3-5 letters of reference required


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    Posted: 2/28/2018
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