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Tenure Track Asst. Prof. - Advanced Practice-Adult Gero-Acute Care 2021-2022

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles

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The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor. An Advanced Practice Nurse/Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner preferred. A research focus on biobehavioral health is a priority in order to provide professional leadership in academic programs focused on acute care. Desired areas of scholarship include cardiovascular disease, oncology or neurological disease/injury.

Candidates must be nurse scientists who demonstrate exceptional promise as a principal investigator with a focused research program relevant to non-communicable disease, acute or chronic health conditions; examples include acute phases of cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory disease or diabetes. Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenure-track appointment at UCLA at the Assistant rank, including a PhD in nursing science, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching experience and service to the profession.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

  • Current licensure (or eligible for licensure) in California as a registered nurse
  • Current licensure (or eligible for licensure) in California as an Advanced Practice Registered
    (either nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist)
  • Eligible for National certification in one of the following areas: (1) Adult Gerontology Acute Nurse
    Practitioner or CNS; (2) Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or CNS (3) advanced practice credentials (NP or
    CNS) in another specialty area.
  • Evidence of an established independent research program or ability to develop an independent research
    program congruent with the mission of the School
  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Evidence of teaching experience and service to the profession
  • 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 To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2021. 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.

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    Working at University of California, Los Angeles

    UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

    UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

    The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

    The campus' location in Los Angeles makes excursions to local museums, theaters, or other entertainment venues relatively quick and easy.

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