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Health Sciences Clinical Professor Faculty Position

Recruitment Period

Open July 2nd, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) is seeking qualified candidates for all ranks in the non-tenure track Health Sciences Clinical professor series (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and/or Professor). Clinicians interested in pursuing an academic career in clinical practice and teaching will be given an opportunity to grow in UC’s youngest and fastest growing nursing school.

The UCI School of Nursing is distinguished by its community-based approach to promoting, improving, and sustaining health and wellness throughout the community. In January 2017, the University of California Board of Regents designated the program of nursing sciences as the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing. Ranked as one of the top 50 in research funding, the School of Nursing is dedicated to advancing evidence-based clinical practice and the discipline of nursing through scholarly research, education, and practice. Today, the School of Nursing is home to more than 200 highly qualified students and offers baccalaureate, master, and doctoral degrees. Many opportunities exist for collaboration with the campus and the diverse Orange County communities.
The School of Nursing is one of four academic units in the College of Health Sciences which includes a School of Medicine, Program in Public Health, and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION: Master’s degree in Nursing or Post-Masters Certificate and current California RN license, are required. The School is seeking faculty with clinical and teaching experience in pediatrics, medical surgical, mental health, and/or gerontology. A minimum of 1-year direct patient care experience within the last 5 years or current teaching experience demonstrating clinical competency is required.

DESIRED SKILLS FOR THE POSITION: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) preferred. Multiple BRN specialty area approval at the Instructor level is preferred. Desired skills in community health nursing, simulation, and online teaching.

Applicants should submit complete applications that include the following: Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Teaching Evaluations, Cover Letter, and Curriculum Vitae. In addition, applicants must also solicit or submit a minimum of 3-5 references written by superiors and/or academic advisors.

Application instructions and details of the positions can be found at:

Positions will remain open until filled. Information about the School of Nursing can be found at:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at UC Irvine is the newest nursing school in the prestigious University of California system. UC Irvine, also one of the younger campuses in the UC system, was ranked #1 of all universities under 50 in the US by Times Higher Education in 2012. The campus embraces a growing relationship with the diverse communities surrounding UCI, and has many innovative programs designed to prepare graduates to meet societal needs. UCI is home to several interdisciplinary research centers including Global Health Research Education and Translation (GHREAT), the NIH-funded Institute for Clinical Translational Science (ICTS), California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (CALIT2), and the Center for Computer Games & Virtual Worlds.

Located in sunny Orange County, CA, UC Irvine is 15 minutes from the beach and an hour from both metropolitan Los Angeles and scenic mountain environments. UCI offers its faculty very attractive and affordable housing on campus in a growing community. The public schools in Irvine are consistently among the best in the country. In sum, UCI and the surrounding communities offer an ideal place to work and live.


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Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required