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Assistant Professor, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing

Recruitment Period

Open February 14th, 2020 through Saturday, Feb 13, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Candidates eligible for this position will have demonstrated strong programs of research and teaching. Highest priorities are in areas of Gerontology, Psychiatry, Mental Health, and Pediatrics. Candidates applying for this senate faculty position are expected to be licensed RN’s with a PhD; NP board certified is desired.

Candidates eligible for this position are expected to demonstrate a clear trajectory of scholarly focus in their program of research. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have a track record of federal funding as a principal investigator. Candidates must be able to mentor students at all levels (BS, MS, DNP, PhD).

Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will help prepare students for a career in nursing research.

Candidates must also show evidence of collaborative interdisciplinary partnerships that will advance the science in health outcomes of individuals, families and communities, and in teaching the next generation of nurses, educators, researchers, and innovators.

The School of Nursing is distinguished by its community-based approach to promoting, improving, and sustaining health and wellness throughout the community. The School is committed to attracting diverse and stellar faculty to advance the School’s mission and vision.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and a minimum of 3-5 references. Additional 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. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at UC Irvine is the newest nursing school in the prestigious University of California system. Designated as a School in 2017, it is already ranked as one of the top 50 in research funding and has received over $13 million to research areas such as oncology, HIV/AIDS, pediatrics, self-care, mental health, women’s health, clinical policy, and nursing education.
The School of Nursing offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees (DNP and PhD) in Nursing Science and is home to more than 200 students. The School is dedicated to the education of nursing professionals who will improve patient care and promote population health, locally and globally. Our faculty and students spend over 10,000 hours a year working with local communities to provide healthcare to vulnerable populations like under-served schools, the homeless population, the older adult community, and those with mental health disorders. We strive to produce leaders in research, education, and clinical practice who will champion collaborative, compassionate, and interdisciplinary evidence-based practice.

The School of Nursing is one of four academic units in the College of Health Sciences which includes a School of Medicine, and Programs in Public Health and Pharmacy Science. Many opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research and collaboration exist with the campus and the diverse Orange County community.

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 many interdisciplinary research centers, highly-ranked schools, and a renowned academic medical center. With approximately 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 1,150 regular ranks faculty and 9,700 staff, UC Irvine is one of the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system.

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.

Job location

Irvine, CA


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required