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Recruitment for Tenure Track Faculty in Physiological Nursing

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 17th, 2017
Last review date: January 17th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: January 15th, 2019
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.


UCSF School of Nursing – Department of Physiological Nursing

Recruitment for Tenure Track Faculty in Physiological Nursing

The School of Nursing is ranked first in NIH funding among Schools of Nursing in the United States. The Department of Physiological Nursing is one of four academic departments in the school. In addition, the School has an Organized Research Unit, the Institute for Health and Aging.

Faculty members in the Department of Physiological Nursing are engaged in research generating knowledge about mechanisms underlying disease states and symptomology, and the clinical management of specific symptoms. Areas of faculty expertise include symptom management, genetics, bioengineering, and technology.

Within the Department of Physiological Nursing, the successful candidate will teach, conduct research, and participate in service activities. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: symptom management, chronic disease management, transition in care, oncology, palliative care, bio/informatics, epigenetics/genomic research, m/eHealth and health disparities specifically or related to one of the areas mentioned.

Basic Qualifications:
PhD in Nursing or related health field
Prior experience in academic teaching
Demonstrated history of scientific writing in peer reviewed publications
History of obtaining extra-mural research grants

Preferred Qualifications
One to two years of post-doctoral experience

Successful candidate will be recommended for Assistant/ Associate or Full Professor in the Ladder Rank/Tenure track series depending on their qualifications. Commitment to participate in an academic environment with a strong faculty governance structure; and commitment to share in the UCSF mission to advance health worldwide is expected.

Applicants will need to submit the following through our on line application system:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Research
  4. Statement of Teaching
  5. Contact information of three references

Please submit your application at by the initial review date to ensure full consideration. However, this position will remain open until filled.

Commitment to Diversity: UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

How to apply

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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