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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Hiring During COVID-19
At UCSF, safety is our top priority. For the health and safety of our School community and of prospective employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, interviews with job candidates will be conducted remotely via video or telephone conference.
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.
Director, PhD Nursing Program
The director of the PhD in Nursing program provides overall academic leadership for the program, and to faculty in meeting academic regulatory standards and maintaining the standard of excellence for the program. The director works with other stakeholders to implement, monitor, evaluate and modify the PhD program and policies as needed; assure effective recruitment and retention of students; and communicate with prospective learners and the school's PhD students and faculty. See the full job description and apply.
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Specialty
The successful candidate in this faculty role will participate in the education and training of students at both the Master of Science and Doctor of Nursing Practice graduate levels. The position may incorporate a variety of roles of variable percentage to include teaching, clinical practice, service and creative activities. 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.
Tenured Faculty: Health Equity Research
This full-time faculty position will provide national and/or global thought leadership in the advancement of health equity, including the social determinants of health for groups who experience worse health or health outcomes than the general population; conduct research in areas that advance our understanding of the health needs of groups who experience health disparities; direct and advise the work of trainees and faculty colleagues who share an interest in health equity; participate in the development and delivery of curricula that will advance health equity; and participate in our community as a leader and advocate for health equity. See the full job description and apply.
Adjunct Faculty Positions in Family Health Care Nursing or Community Health Systems
The School of Nursing seeks faculty experts for didactic and clinical teaching in its advanced practice nursing graduate programs. Responsibilities may include teaching didactic coursework via in-person, remote and/or hybrid modalities; curriculum design, development, implementation, and evaluation; academic advising; and more. Appointments will be in the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank in the Adjunct series, depending on qualifications and experience. 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 Search Committee Chair Karen Schumacher.