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Adjunct Faculty in Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Application Window

Open date: September 13th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Dec 10, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Feb 28, 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 School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applicants for two part-time, Adjunct Faculty positions. Qualified applicants will be doctorally prepared (PhD or DNP from an accredited university) advanced practice nurses certified as a Psych-Mental Health nurse practitioner (PMH – NP) to fulfill teaching responsibilities, especially clinical supervision in psychiatric mental health settings.

Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials for the Adjunct faculty series. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience. Clinical experiences, leadership and scholarship in psych mental health settings preferred.

The School of Nursing prepares nurses and scholars to lead and transform nursing care in a rapidly changing, diverse and complex healthcare environment through academic excellence, innovative research, superior clinical practice, strong community partnerships, and global initiatives. As part of the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, the School of Nursing is affiliated with the highly acclaimed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Hospital.

• Current licensure in California as Registered Nurse
• Eligible for National certification as a Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMH – NP)
• Graduate level teaching experience in an academic institution, in either face-to-face or online learning modalities, preferred
• Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and networking skills
• Commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace

Major Responsibilities:
• Teach 50% time (12 units) including online coursework in a post-mater’s certificate program for psych-mental health, and in mental health content in the prelicensure and the advanced practice program as needed
• Provide clinical supervision for advanced practice nurses who are obtaining a post-master’s certificate in psych-mental health as well as for prelicensure students in mental health settings as needed
• Help identify clinical placements in psych-mental health settings.
• Collaborate with other psych-mental health faculty as part of a multi-campus consortium
• Promote an environment that encourages respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion

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 October 15, 2021 - position to remain open until filled.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Doctorate (PhD or DNP) in nursing from an accredited program.

Application Requirements

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 Evaluation(s) and Teaching Material(s) - Teaching evaluations and teaching material examples (such as PowerPoints of lectures, instructional materials, syllabi, etc.).

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 letters of reference required


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Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA