Adjunct Faculty in Clinical University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF07365
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.
Doctorate (PhD or DNP) in nursing from an accredited university
Demonstrate active scholarly work
The ability to teach and mentor students
excellent clinical skills in related specialty
have/or be eligible for a license as a Registered Nurse and/or Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist in California,
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
demonstrated commitment to diversity as a core educational value.
National certification is preferred.
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.
The position may require traveling to clinical sites within the greater Southern California community.
organize and implement approved courses in the Baccalaureate and Master's Entry Clinical Nurse (MECN) programs;
employ state-of-the-art teaching strategies to maximize student engagement and facilitate progressive attainment of nursing competencies in all areas
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;
provide supervision for clinical preceptors at clinical training sites to insure effective student learning;
supervise and instruct students in fundamentals, skills labs, and physical assessment labs as assigned;
participate in clinical site development and provide evaluative feedback to the Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Associate Dean for Student Affairs (or designee) regarding the fit of clinical sites to student learning needs;
provide student advising and mentorship as assigned, and maintain communication with the Director for Student Affairs to coordinate student support initiatives;
function effectively as part of teaching teams in the collaborative development of course materials, curriculum, and outcome measures;
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;
provide service to the School, University, and the nursing profession through active participation and leadership in taskforces, 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 , May 2, 2022 - Position to remain open until filled.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction jeid-7b9211aa0379234086ab689d106930b6
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.