The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is seeking applicants for a Non-Senate Health Sciences (HS) Clinical Faculty member at the Associate or Full Professor level. This position will hold the administrative title of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program Director, where the Director is responsible for managing the DNP Program, including all associated NP tracks. The DNP Director will serve as a critical member in the School's Executive Committee Leadership Team.
Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership experience in an academic setting, including serving on committees, the ability to provide innovative approaches to academic development, and exhibit commitment to teaching and mentorship. The School is also looking for a dynamic and collaborative leader who has shown an established track record for developing high quality university-level curriculum designed for the classroom, online, or hybrid platforms.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION: Candidates are required to have a terminal doctoral degree in nursing such as a DNP, PhD or DNSc (EdD will also be considered), hold an active and unrestricted California RN license and BRN certification as a nurse practitioner, and be nationally board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC or FNP-C, (PREFERRED). Candidates must additionally have experience in APRN program leadership, clinical and didactic teaching, as well as exhibit a record of scholarship. Candidates must be actively engaged in clinical practice.
Applicants should submit complete applications that include the following: Statement of Teaching, Teaching Evaluations, Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and 3-5 references written by superiors and/or academic advisors. Additionally, candidates must submit a statement on previous and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion. The statement should be 1-2 pages in length and describe actions taken to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in service, teaching, or research/creative activity.
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. 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.
ABOUT THE SUE & BILL GROSS SCHOOL OF NURSING The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at UC Irvine is the newest nursing school in the prestigious University of California system and the only nursing school in the UC system with a faculty practice. The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is leading the way. Firmly committed to inclusive excellence, we are preparing nurse scholars who advance the science that guides practice, and we are preparing future faculty and policy specialists who educate our students to address the growing, aging and increasingly diverse population of California and the nation.
The academic programs that the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing offers educate nursing professionals of tomorrow to excel in clinical or research settings. Since 2007, our program has had an astonishing 100 percent pass rate on National Nurse Practitioner Board Certified exams. Academic degrees offered include a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Science, a Master of Science in Nursing Science, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, with or without a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration (DNP-FNP); and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing Science.
The School of Nursing is one of four academic units in the College of Health Sciences which includes a School of Medicine, and Programs in Public Health and Pharmaceutical Science. With these units, along with the UCI Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute, the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is pioneering a team-based, interprofessional model of research, education and patient-centered care for the 21st century.
ABOUT UCI AND ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA UC Irvine, one of the younger campuses in the UC system, was ranked #1 University doing most for the American Dream by the New York Times and the 7th top public university in the US by US News & World Report. The campus embraces a growing relationship with the diverse communities surrounding UCI, and is designated both a Hispanic-serving institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving institution.
UCI is home to many interdisciplinary research centers, highly-ranked schools, and a renowned academic medical center. With 87 bachelor degree programs and approximately 30,000 undergraduate students, UCI received the most in-state freshman applications for Fall 2019 of all UC campuses. The campus also trains more than 7,000 graduate students with 29 graduate programs ranked in the top 50 by US News & World Report. UCI has more than 1,300 regular ranked faculty, 11,000 staff, and over 180,000 alumni, making the Anteater community one of the most dynamic networks in the UC system.
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.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.