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Adjunct Faculty – Clinical

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applicants for an Adjunct Faculty position. Qualified applicants will be doctorally prepared to fulfill teaching responsibilities in classroom and clinical settings, supervise undergraduate and graduate student projects, and engage in scholarship in health settings.

Applicants must meet the academic and scholarly credentials for the Adjunct faculty series. This position is open to applicants from all clinical specialties. The successful applicant will teach primarily in prelicensure programs, and may teach in graduate programs as well. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

The School of Nursing prepares nurses and scholars to lead and transform nursing care in a rapidly changing, diverse and complex healthcare environment through academic excellence, innovative research, superior clinical practice, strong community partnerships, and global initiatives. As part of the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, the School of Nursing is affiliated with the highly acclaimed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Hospital.

Qualifications:

  1. Doctorate (PhD or DNP) in nursing from an accredited university
  2. Demonstrate active scholarly work
  3. The ability to teach and mentor students
  4. excellent clinical skills in related specialty
  5. have/or be eligible for a license as a Registered Nurse and/or Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist in California,
  6. meet eligibility requirements for BRN certification at the Instructor level (i.e. evidence of current clinical competency in related specialty; evidence of formal coursework in education of nurses, and at least one academic year of clinical teaching experience
  7. demonstrated commitment to diversity as a core educational value.
  8. National certification is preferred.
  9. Successful candidates should have a good understanding of the academic process and the University setting along with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with other faculty, students, and preceptors.
  10. The position may require traveling to clinical sites within the greater Southern California community.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. organize and implement approved courses in the Baccalaureate and Master’s EntryClinical Nurse (MECN) programs;
  2. employ state-of-the-art teaching strategies to maximize student engagement and facilitate progressive attainment of nursing competencies in all areas
  3. construct and administer appropriately-leveled student competency evaluations, assess student clinical judgement, and administer student evaluations to include tests and performance exams (e.g., Objective Structured Clinical Exams [OSCEs]), and calculate/record final grades;
  4. provide supervision for clinical preceptors at clinical training sites to insure effective student learning;
  5. supervise and instruct students in fundamentals, skills labs, and physical assessment labs as assigned;
  6. participate in clinical site development and provide evaluative feedback to the AssociateDean for Academic Programs and Associate Dean for Student Affairs (or designee)regarding the fit of clinical sites to student learning needs;
  7. provide student advising and mentorship as assigned, and maintain communication with the Director for Student Affairs to coordinate student support initiatives;
  8. function effectively as part of teaching teams in the collaborative development of course materials, curriculum, and outcome measures;
  9. conduct scholarly and creative work relevant to clinical nursing practice, including but not limited to, evidenced-based practice, nursing leadership, health policy, ethics in nursing, and clinical or health services research, and;
  10. provide service to the School, University, and the nursing profession through active participation and leadership in task forces, standing committees, shared governance, and professional organizations.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply. Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF07365. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by June 30, 2022 - Position to remain open until filled.


Adjunct Faculty in Simulation

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applicants for an Adjunct Faculty position. Qualified applicants will be doctorally prepared to fulfill teaching responsibilities, simulation experiences, leadership, supervision, and scholarship in health settings.

Applicants must meet the academic and scholarly credentials for the Adjunct faculty series. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

The School of Nursing prepares nurses and scholars to lead and transform nursing care in a rapidly changing, diverse and complex healthcare environment through academic excellence, innovative research, superior clinical practice, strong community partnerships, and global initiatives. As part of the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, the School of Nursing is affiliated with the highly acclaimed UCLA Health Nursing with its Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Hospital.

Qualifications:

  1. Doctoral degree (PhD or DNP) in nursing from an accredited university
  2. RN licensure or eligibility for licensure in California.
  3. A minimum of three years clinical or nursing education experience is required with 5+ preferred.
  4. Experience with high-fidelity patient simulators and development of simulation scenarios required.
  5. Prior teaching in APRN nursing program is highly desired
  6. significant experience in delivering simulation and debriefing, writing of scenarios, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) designation preferred.
  7. Team STEPPS training desired.
  8. Sufficiently tech savvy to learn new programs for simulation Lab management, programming, implementing, and evaluating simulation software and its operational efficiency.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Participates in the collection of evaluation data on learning outcomes for simulation activities and collaborates with faculty to disseminate findings of their students’ outcomes.
  2. Utilizes simulation best practice standards to plan, design, implement, and evaluate simulation integration within nursing courses (both didactic and clinical).
  3. Stays current and flexible in simulation and technology development in higher education, health care, and academic nursing.
  4. Builds external partnerships and seeks inter-professional opportunities to enhance nursing simulation.
  5. Teaches both undergraduate and graduate students for nursing curriculum; uses evidence-based pedagogy and strategies to promote student learning, assesses outcomes of student learning (didactic and clinical), and integrates state-of-art knowledge and technology in teaching.
  6. Designs and implements simulation teaching and learning experiences; collaborates with faculty and Lab director and staff to promote simulation in nursing education.
  7. Has knowledge and experience with iHuman virtual simulation/clinical experience cases
  8. Serves as a liaison and resource for the SON Simulation and Skills Lab with faculty, staff, students, and the public in a positive and professional manner.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply. Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF07373. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by June 30, 2022- Position to remain open until filled.


2022-2023 - Lecturer - Pre-Licensure (Medical Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health, and/or Geriatrics)

The UCLA School of Nursing invites applicants for Lecturer positions (full-time or part-time) for Pre-Licensure in the field of: Medical Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health, and/or Geriatrics) for Summer 2022, Fall 2023, Winter 2023, Spring 2023. Candidates should have the following qualifications: 1) a Master’s degree in Nursing; 2) excellent skills in teaching and mentoring students; 2) excellent clinical skills in medical-surgical nursing, mental health, pediatrics maternity, public health and/or geriatric nursing; 3) excellent interpersonal skills; 4) demonstrated ability as an educator, including classroom management, mastery of educational methodologies, and/or experience with individualized student coaching and remediation; 5) have/or be eligible for a license as a Registered Nurse in California, 6) meet eligibility requirements for BRN certification in clinical instruction 7) demonstrated commitment to diversity as a core value in education.

Candidates should have a good understanding of the academic process and the University setting along with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with other faculty, students, and preceptors. The position may require traveling to clinical sites within the greater Southern California community.

Responsibilities include: 1) prepare and present lectures for students in the clinical courses for the Undergraduate and Master’s Entry Clinical Nurse (MECN) programs according to the curriculum; 2) construct, administer, and file appropriate student evaluations, including tests, performance exams (e.g., Objective Structured Clinical Exams [OSCEs]), and final grades; 3) provide consultation to clinical instructors as required at clinical training sites to insure effective student learning; 4) instruct students in fundamentals, skills labs, including virtual simulations, and physical assessment labs as needed; 5) participate in one- on-one student coaching and remediation as directed; 6) serve as an academic advisor for prelicensure students, as assigned by the Prelicensure Program Director; 7) provide feedback to the Prelicensure Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs regarding the fit of clinical sites to student learning as needed; 8) provide student counseling and mentorship as needed, in conjunction with the Prelicensure Program Director and the Director for Student Affairs, and 9) function effectively as part of teaching teams.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

This position is represented by the University Council - American Federation of Teachers: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html. Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

  1. M.S in Nursing
  2. Have or be eligible for a license as a Registered Nursing in California
  3. Clinical experience in at least one of the following areas: Medical-Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health and/or Geriatrics.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
  • Current CA RN License
  • Student centered teaching philosophy or practice
  • Degree - Master or MSN prepared / doctoral degree preferred

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Application Window

Open date: April 13th, 2022

Next review date: Wednesday, Apr 20, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) - Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Apr 13, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) - Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


2022-2023 - Lecturer- APRN (Family Nurse Practitioner and/or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care)

The School of Nursing invites applicants for Lecturer positions (full-time or part-time). Candidates should have the following qualifications: 1) MSN or doctorate in nursing; 2) National certification and clinical experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Other advanced practice nursing certification may be considered. 3) Have or be eligible for a licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in California; 4) prior teaching experience preferred; 5) demonstrated commitment to diversity as a core value in education. Candidates should have a good understanding of the academic process and the University setting along with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with other faculty, students, and preceptors. The position may require traveling to clinical sites within the greater Southern California community. Salary is commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include: 1) prepare/present lectures and provide clinical instruction to advanced practice (nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist) students in theory and/or clinical courses, in accordance with the curriculum; 2) construct, administer, grade and file appropriate student evaluations and final grades; 3) instruct students in skills labs and physical assessment labs as needed; 4) identify clinical training sites and provide feedback to the Program Director for Advanced Practice Programs and the Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs regarding the fit of clinical sites to student learning; 5) provide student counseling and mentorship as needed, in conjunction with the Director of Student Affairs 6) participate in Program Meetings and School of Nursing committee as needed, and 7) function effectively as part of teaching teams.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

This position is represented by the University Council - American Federation of Teachers: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html. Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.

Requests for information should be sent to John Lazar, APRN Program Director, at jlazar@sonnet.ucla.edu, or Lauren Clark, Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs at lclark@sonnet.ucla.edu.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

  1. MSN or doctorate in nursing
  2. National certification and clinical experience as either an Family NP or an Adult/Gero – Acute NP
  3. Have or be eligible for a licensure as a Registered Nurse in California
  4. Have or be eligible for certification as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in California

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
  • Current CA RN License
  • Current Certification for APRN teaching
  • Student centered teaching philosophy or practice
  • Master or MSN prepared / doctoral degree preferred - Master or MSN prepared / doctoral degree preferred

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: April 18th, 2022

Next review date: Monday, May 2, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) - Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Apr 18, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) - Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


2021-2022 - Lecturer - APRN ( FNP or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care)

The School of Nursing invites applicants for Lecturer positions (full-time or part-time). Candidates should have the following qualifications: 1) MSN or doctorate in nursing; 2) National certification and clinical experience as either Adult/Gerontology Acute Care NP or CNS. Other advanced practice nursing certification may be considered. 3) Have or be eligible for a licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in California; 4) prior teaching experience preferred; 5) demonstrated commitment to diversity as a core value in education. Candidates should have a good understanding of the academic process and the University setting along with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with other faculty, students, and preceptors. The position may require traveling to clinical sites within the greater Southern California community. Salary is commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include: 1) prepare/present lectures and provide clinical instruction to advanced practice (nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist) students in theory and/or clinical courses, in accordance with the curriculum; 2) construct, administer, grade and file appropriate student evaluations and final grades; 3) instruct students in skills labs and physical assessment labs as needed; 4) identify clinical training sites and provide feedback to the Program Director for Advanced Practice Programs and the Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs regarding the fit of clinical sites to student learning; 5) provide student counseling and mentorship as needed, in conjunction with the Director of Student Affairs 6) participate in Program Meetings and School of Nursing committee as needed, and 7) function effectively as part of teaching teams.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: February 12th, 2021

Most recent review date: Sunday, Mar 14, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) - Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) - Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


2021-2022 - Lecturer - Pre-Licensure (Medical Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health, and/or Geriatrics)

The UCLA School of Nursing invites applicants for Lecturer positions (full-time or part-time) for Pre-Licensure in the field of: Medical Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health, and/or Geriatrics) for Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022. Candidates should have the following qualifications: 1) a Master’s degree in Nursing; 2) excellent skills in teaching and mentoring students; 2) excellent clinical skills in medical-surgical nursing, mental health, pediatrics maternity, public health and/or geriatric nursing; 3) excellent interpersonal skills; 4) demonstrated ability as an educator, including classroom management, mastery of educational methodologies, and/or experience with individualized student coaching and remediation; 5) have/or be eligible for a license as a Registered Nurse in California, 6) meet eligibility requirements for BRN certification in clinical instruction 7) demonstrated commitment to diversity as a core value in education.

Candidates should have a good understanding of the academic process and the University setting along with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with other faculty, students, and preceptors. The position may require traveling to clinical sites within the greater Southern California community.

Responsibilities include: 1) prepare and present lectures for students in the clinical courses for the Undergraduate and Master’s Entry Clinical Nurse (MECN) programs according to the curriculum; 2) construct, administer, and file appropriate student evaluations, including tests, performance exams (e.g., Objective Structured Clinical Exams [OSCEs]), and final grades; 3) provide consultation to clinical instructors as required at clinical training sites to insure effective student learning; 4) instruct students in fundamentals, skills labs, including virtual simulations, and physical assessment labs as needed; 5) participate in one- on-one student coaching and remediation as directed; 6) serve as an academic advisor for prelicensure students, as assigned by the Prelicensure Program Director; 7) provide feedback to the Prelicensure Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs regarding the fit of clinical sites to student learning as needed; 8) provide student counseling and mentorship as needed, in conjunction with the Prelicensure Program Director and the Director for Student Affairs, and 9) function effectively as part of teaching teams.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: March 1st, 2021

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) - Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) - Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

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