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Adjunct Faculty in Simulation

Application Window

Open date: April 5th, 2022

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jun 1, 2022 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 School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applicants for an Adjunct Faculty position. Qualified applicants will be doctorally prepared to fulfill teaching responsibilities, simulation experiences, leadership, supervision, and scholarship in health settings.

Applicants must meet the academic and scholarly credentials for the Adjunct faculty series. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

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 UCLA Health Nursing with its Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Hospital.


  1. Doctoral degree (PhD or DNP) in nursing from an accredited university
  2. RN licensure or eligibility for licensure in California.
  3. A minimum of three years clinical or nursing education experience is required with 5+ preferred.
  4. Experience with high-fidelity patient simulators and development of simulation scenarios required.
  5. Prior teaching in APRN nursing program is highly desired
  6. significant experience in delivering simulation and debriefing, writing of scenarios, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) designation preferred.
  7. Team STEPPS training desired.
  8. Sufficiently tech savvy to learn new programs for simulation Lab management, programming, implementing, and evaluating simulation software and its operational efficiency.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Participates in the collection of evaluation data on learning outcomes for simulation activities and collaborates with faculty to disseminate findings of their students’ outcomes.
  2. Utilizes simulation best practice standards to plan, design, implement, and evaluate simulation integration within nursing courses (both didactic and clinical).
  3. Stays current and flexible in simulation and technology development in higher education, health care, and academic nursing.
  4. Builds external partnerships and seeks interprofessional opportunities to enhance nursing simulation.
  5. Teaches both undergraduate and graduate students for nursing curriculum; uses evidence-based pedagogy and strategies to promote student learning, assesses outcomes of student learning (didactic and clinical), and integrates state-of-art knowledge and technology in teaching.
  6. Designs and implements simulation teaching and learning experiences; collaborates with faculty and Lab director and staff to promote simulation in nursing education.
  7. Has knowledge and experience with iHuman virtual simulation/clinical experience cases
  8. Serves as a liaison and resource for the SON Simulation and Skills Lab with faculty, staff, students, and the public in a positive and professional manner.

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 May 2, 2022- 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 required (contact information only)


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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.