Skip to main content

Assistant Professor in Advanced Practice

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 15th, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Dec 1, 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: Wednesday, Mar 31, 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.


The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position.
Candidates must be Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) scientists who demonstrate exceptional research promise and a focused research program relevant to health promotion, disease prevention, or acute or chronic health conditions.
Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenure-track appointment at UCLA at the Assistant rank, including an earned research doctorate (PhD in nursing or related field), a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching and service excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.
• Current licensure (or eligible for current licensure) in California as a registered nurse
• Current licensure (or eligible for current licensure) in California as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (either nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist)
• National APRN certification in one of the following areas: Adult Gerontology Acute or Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Acute or Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist.
• Evidence of an established independent research program or ability to develop an independent research program congruent with the mission of the School
• Evidence of excellent oral and written communications
• Evidence of teaching and service excellence, including graduate level teaching experience in an academic institution
• Commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace

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 To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2020. Position to remain open until filled.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.


Document requirements

    Contact Information


    [ ] PUBLICATIONS/CREATIVE ACTIVITY (Full citation for each published works or those accepted for publication alone). Categorize the publications by subheadings "Data-based" and "Non-data-based" OR identify the type of article by a symbol such as * to delineate data-based. Numbering the articles in chronological order would be helpful.

    [ ] Funded, intramural and extramural research grants, and contracts.
    Please indicate the funding agency, grant or contract mechanism and identifier, total direct and most recent annual direct costs, award period, role on the project (e.g., Principal Investigator, Co-investigator)

    [ ] Completed (funded) projects
    [ ] Peer-reviewed extramural research grants and contracts
    Please include information for each grant noted above.

    [ ] Courses Taught (Year, number and course name. Please indicate your role in courses co-taught with other faculty members)

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Publications and key article - 2-3 publications and one key article that representative of candidate’s research trajectory.

  • Teaching Evalution(s) and Teaching Material(s) - Teaching Evaluations and Teaching Material examples (such as PowerPoints of lectures, instructional materials, syllabi, etc.).

Reference requirements
  • 5 letters of reference required