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2021-22 - Lecturer - Pre-Licensure (Medical Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health, and/or Geriatrics)

Application Window

Open date: March 1st, 2021

Last review date: Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021 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: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 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

The UCLA School of Nursing invites applicants for Lecturer positions (full-time or part-time) for Pre-Licensure in the field of: Medical Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health, and/or Geriatrics) for Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022. Candidates should have the following qualifications: 1) a Master’s degree in Nursing; 2) excellent skills in teaching and mentoring students; 2) excellent clinical skills in medical-surgical nursing, mental health, pediatrics maternity, public health and/or geriatric nursing; 3) excellent interpersonal skills; 4) demonstrated ability as an educator, including classroom management, mastery of educational methodologies, and/or experience with individualized student coaching and remediation; 5) have/or be eligible for a license as a Registered Nurse in California, 6) meet eligibility requirements for BRN certification in clinical instruction 7) demonstrated commitment to diversity as a core value in education.

Candidates should have a good understanding of the academic process and the University setting along with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with other faculty, students, and preceptors. The position may require traveling to clinical sites within the greater Southern California community.

Responsibilities include: 1) prepare and present lectures for students in the clinical courses for the Undergraduate and Master’s Entry Clinical Nurse (MECN) programs according to the curriculum; 2) construct, administer, and file appropriate student evaluations, including tests, performance exams (e.g., Objective Structured Clinical Exams [OSCEs]), and final grades; 3) provide consultation to clinical instructors as required at clinical training sites to insure effective student learning; 4) instruct students in fundamentals, skills labs, including virtual simulations, and physical assessment labs as needed; 5) participate in one- on-one student coaching and remediation as directed; 6) serve as an academic advisor for prelicensure students, as assigned by the Prelicensure Program Director; 7) provide feedback to the Prelicensure Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs regarding the fit of clinical sites to student learning as needed; 8) provide student counseling and mentorship as needed, in conjunction with the Prelicensure Program Director and the Director for Student Affairs, and 9) function effectively as part of teaching teams.

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 underrepresented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

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, 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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

Los Angeles, CA