The UCSF School of Nursing is a leader in educational excellence, research and public service. We seek faculty who share our passion for educating the next generation of health care leaders and conducting innovative research that advances nursing and health equity for all. Our faculty are among the most distinguished in the nursing profession who have led, and continue to lead, innovations and policy improvements locally, nationally and globally.
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Tenure Track Faculty - Department of Physiological Nursing
As a premier public university and a national and global leader in the preparation of nurse scientists, the UCSF School of Nursing is committed to advancing scholarship and teaching in gerontological nursing, digital health, ‘omics, and data science with a health equity lens. These foci are closely tied to UCSF’s PRIDE Values (Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence). Our notable programs of research in gerontological nursing, ‘omics, and data science have a strong track record of leadership at the local/regional, national, and international levels. As part of our commitment to continuing excellence in these areas through succession planning, we seek applications from early-stage researchers. Major responsibilities of the tenure track faculty include developing a signature program of research in any of the following fields: gerontological nursing, neuroscience, digital health, ‘omics and data science with a health equity lens or social determinants and health equity in the context of complex care; collaborate with trainees and faculty colleagues who share an interest in the candidate’s scientific focus; participate in the development and delivery of curricula that will advance the candidate’s chosen scientific focus; and participate in our community as a leader and advocate for the candidate’s scientific focus. See full job description and apply.
Adjunct or Clinical Professor - Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing (OEHN) Specialty
The UCSF School of Nursing seeks an adjunct or clinical professor for its OEHN specialty. This clinical faculty position’s major responsibilities include: teaching occupational health nursing and adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner clinically-focused courses, evaluating student performance in interprofessional practice-based learning experiences, precepting students in a faculty practice setting, recruiting and retaining a talented and diverse OEHN student cohort, advancing the OEHN role and patient care through scholarly activities, participating in School of Nursing and university committees, the Northern California Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, and in professional organizations for advocating for healthy and safe work environments and the prevention and management of work-related health conditions and/or OEHN program/role matters. See full job description and apply.
Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Department of Community Health Systems
The Department of Community Health Systems is seeking a visionary scientist with an established or promising research program to strengthen and expand the current research portfolio by joining our vibrant and collaborative research community. The department is committed to advancing scholarship and teaching in health equity as well as community and population health with a focus on mental health, community-centered adult geriatrics, occupational and environmental health, health policy and social justice. We are particularly interested in nurse scientists who are implementing methods that span biobehavioral methods, clinical practice science and models of care that achieve health equity for underserved and vulnerable populations. See full job description and apply.
Director of Simulation
The director of simulation, under the supervision of the assistant dean of Education Technology and Innovation, provides leadership, management and coordination of simulation learning within the UCSF School of Nursing. The director, in collaboration with course faculty, develops and ensures the quality of simulation (low, medium and high fidelity), that supports evaluation of student competencies. The director also collaborates with faculty to identify and develop research to lead the use of simulation within nursing. See full job description and apply.
In Residence or Adjunct Faculty: Cardiovascular Nurse Scientist
The UCSF School of Nursing’s Department of Physiological Nursing in collaboration with the Center for Physiological Research seeks applications from nurse scientists with expertise in cardiovascular research for a new, full-time position in the In-Residence or Adjunct faculty series. The Center for Physiologic Research is housed in the school and consists of a multidisciplinary team of researchers with expertise in electrocardiology, physiological monitoring, cardiovascular nursing science, cardiology, data science and biomedical engineering. Faculty in the In-Residence series conduct research, advance significant scholarship, engage in teaching and mentoring, maintain professional competence and participate in university service. Faculty in the Adjunct series focus primarily on research, with negotiated teaching and service activities. See full job description and apply.
Tenured Faculty: Family Health Care Nursing
The UCSF School of Nursing's Department of Family Health Care Nursing seeks a visionary scientist with an established or promising research program to join our vibrant and collaborative research community. This is a ladder rank, tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate will be appointed at the assistant, associate or full professor rank, commensurate with current academic standing. Responsibilities include teaching and advising graduate students in nursing and sociology; developing/establishing a program of research in parents, child or family health that is synergistic with emphases of of the department; and more. See full job description and apply.
Adjunct Faculty Positions in Family Health Care Nursing or Community Health Systems (Research Focused)
The School of Nursing seeks faculty experts with an emerging or established research career whose research focuses on areas designated as a strategic priority for the School of Nursing, namely health equity, aging and the life course, community and population health, digital health and data science, and symptom science. The primary emphasis of these faculty positions is research, but the potential to contribute to other aspects of the academic mission, such as teaching, mentoring, service and professional practice, will be viewed as highly desirable. Appointments will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank in the Adjunct series, depending on qualifications. Appointments will be made between 10-100% FTE. See full job description and apply.
In Residence and Adjunct Faculty Positions in Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Institute for Health & Aging
The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) and the Institute for Health & Aging (IHA) seek In Residence and Adjunct faculty, with appointments at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank, depending on the individual's experience and extramural funding. SBS and IHA seek scientists with an established research career with preferred areas of expertise in one of the areas designated as strategic research priorities for the School of Nursing, namely health equity, aging and the life course, community and population health, digital health and data science, and symptom science; and/or other additional areas aligned with SBS and IHA areas of strength, including health policy, health economics, global health, health care systems and institutions, bioethics, and sociology of health, medicine, and science and technology. See full job description and apply.
If you have questions about open faculty positions, you may contact Academic Personnel Analyst and Strategic Recruitment Specialist Candace Wise.