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.
- Our mission and goals
- Our commitment to diversity, including the School's equity advisor for faculty recruitment
- Our Strategic Plan
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.
Faculty Position in Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program
The School of Nursing seeks a faculty expert to support the teaching and scholarly resources for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. The selected candidate will be appointed at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank, in the Health Sciences or Clinical X series, depending on qualifications and experience. Responsibilities may include participation with DNP program faculty in the ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of the DNP program courses and curriculum; recruitment and selection of applicants for the program; oversight and direction of students' DNP Scholarly Project; and more. Appointments will be made between 20-100% 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.
Chair of the Department of Physiological Nursing
The Chair of the Department of Physiological Nursing will serve as the academic leader and administrative head of the department, which integrates science, education and clinical practice to improve the care of adults with complex acute and chronic conditions. Among the responsibilities, the successful candidate will provide visionary leadership; plan and monitor education, research and clinical programs and other functions; recruit, retain and evaluate faculty and staff, and more. See the full job description and apply.
Director of the Institute for Health & Aging
The director of the Institute for Health & Aging will provide visionary leadership, oversee daily operations and serve as the principal lead in the mentorship of faculty, among other responsibilities. The Institute for Health & Aging aims to optimize the health and aging of individuals, communities and society through research, education and public service in the social and behavioral sciences. See 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.
Adjunct Faculty Positions in Physiological Nursing
The School of Nursing is hiring adjunct faculty with appointments at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank, depending on the individual's experience and extramural funding. The School seeks scientists with an emerging or established research career whose research focuses on areas designated as a strategic priorities for the School, namely health equity, aging and the life course, community and population health, digital health and data science, and symptom science. See full job description and apply.
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Faculty
Educate and train advanced practice nursing students in the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialty, with a focus on the adult and geriatric patient populations requiring complex care. Appointments will be made at the Assistant, Associate, or Full rank in the Health Sciences Clinical 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.
Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
The School of Nursing is hiring for faculty positions to teach in the Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PC-PNP) specialty. PC-PNP faculty will teach, participate in patient care, participate in University and/or public service, and conduct scholarly and/or creative activities. Faculty in this series teach the application of basic sciences and the mastery of clinical care and procedures in all areas related to care of patients. This is a part- or full-time appointment as a Health Sciences Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor. Clinical practice opportunities may be available as a percentage of the position. See full description and apply.
If you have questions about open faculty positions, you may contact Search Committee Chair Karen Schumacher.