The University of California, Irvine's Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is seeking applicants for a tenured Associate or Full Professor position. Candidates eligible for this position will have demonstrated strong programs of research and teaching. Candidates applying for this senate faculty position are expected to be licensed RN's with a doctorate in nursing or allied fields. Preference will be given to candidates who have an exemplary track record of federal funding as principal investigator in Women's Health or Oncology. Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching in one or more programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels (BS, MS, DNP, PhD) and will help prepare students for a career in the health field. Candidates must also show evidence of leadership as well as collaborative interdisciplinary partnership activities that will advance the science in health outcomes.
The School of Nursing is distinguished by its community-based approach to promoting, improving, and sustaining health and wellness throughout the community. The School is committed to attracting diverse and stellar faculty to advance the School's mission and vision.
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 and describe actions taken to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in service, teaching, or research/creative activity.
The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment as well as a commitment to addressing all forms of academic misconduct, UC Irvine conducts institutional reference checks for candidates finalists to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer of appointment into Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full). The institutional reference checks involve contacting the administration of the applicant's previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University's Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Irvine requires all candidates of Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full) to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled Authorization to Release Information into AP RECRUIT as part of their application. If the candidate does not include the signed authorization to release information with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete. As with any incomplete application, the application will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists (i.e., those to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer) considered for Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full) positions will be subject to institutional reference checks.
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.
Positions will remain open until filled. Information about the School of Nursing can be found at https://nursing.uci.edu/
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. Designated as a School in 2017, it is currently ranked 24 in research funding among nursing schools. The School of Nursing offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees in Nursing Science and is home to more than 200 students. The School is dedicated to the education of nursing professionals who will improve patient care and promote population health, locally and globally. Our faculty and students spend over 10,000 hours a year working with local communities to provide healthcare to vulnerable populations like under-served schools, the homeless population, the older adult community, and those with mental health disorders. We strive to produce leaders in research, education, and clinical practice who will champion collaborative, compassionate, and interdisciplinary evidence-based practice. The School of Nursing is one of four academic units in the College of Health Sciences which includes a School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Program in Public Health. Many opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research and collaboration exist with the campus and the diverse Orange County community.
ABOUT UCI AND ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA 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 many interdisciplinary research centers, highly-ranked schools, and a renowned academic medical center. 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. 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.