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Health Sciences Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 17th, 2020

Last review date: Sunday, May 31, 2020 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: Friday, Sep 17, 2021 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.

Position description

UCSF School of Nursing
Health Sciences Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor

Position Description: Faculty candidates are sought for full- or part-time positions in the School of Nursing to support the teaching and scholarly resources for the Doctor of Nursing Practice(DNP) Program. Faculty members are expected to participate in the activities of teaching, scholarship and service, consistent with the expectations of the HS Clinical appointment series.

The DNP program is UCSF’s newest degree program in nursing, having launched with its first cohort in April 2018; the initial accreditation review was completed in September 2019. The seven quarter, hybrid program is delivered online (synchronous and asynchronous) and in designated multi-day long intensives on the UCSF campus. Expansion of enrollment and into new areas of specialty are anticipated. The duties of this position can be fulfilled remotely, with the expectation of coming to the UCSF Parnassus campus for designated multi-day long intensives.

Specific responsibilities include: participation with DNP program faculty in the ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of the DNP program courses and curriculum; advisement of students; recruitment and selection of applicants for the program; oversight and direction of students’ DNP Scholarly Project; participation in scholarly activities; service within the School and the profession.

The successful candidate will be appointed in the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical series; rank will be dependent upon experience and qualifications. The assignment to a clinical department within the School will be dependent upon interest and expertise.

Minimum Requirements/Education/Licensure:
• Doctorate of Nursing Practice or PhD in Nursing or allied field; if PhD is not in Nursing, a minimum of a Master’s degree in Nursing is required.

Required Experience/Qualifications:
• One or more years of experience teaching at the graduate level (Master’s degree or higher degree), with responsibility for course design and implementation;
Demonstrated success in teaching;
• Involvement in scholarly/creative professional activities;
• Successful experience working with diverse groups, consistent with UCSF’s PRIDE values;
• Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in California.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications:
• Experience with online/distance education and technology enhanced learning, including the design and delivery of graduate level course work;
• Inter-professional experience in health care or education;
• Strong oral and written communication skills, creative problem solving skills and effective interpersonal skills;
• Current active, unencumbered RN licensure issued by CA BRN;
• National certification (or eligibility for certification) in an APRN role.

For further information, please contact: Karen Schumacher, RN, PhD, Chair, Faculty Search Committee.

Please apply online at with a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Research, and the Contact Information for three (3) References.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Francisco, CA