Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Health Informatics - Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
Open date: October 17th, 2018
Last review date:February 12th, 2019 Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 14th, 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.
The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Candidates eligible for this position are expected to demonstrate a clear trajectory in their program of research. It is essential that candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching and mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels (BS, MS, PhD), specifically in the application of Health Informatics and relevant evidence-based practice. Candidates applying for this senate faculty position are expected to be strong nurse researchers who are doctorally-prepared (e.g. PhD in nursing, DNSc, Informatics).
This position is instrumental in building the School's new Health Informatics division where the candidate is expected to independently grow their program of research, as well as work in a team-based setting. The candidate will be part of the Health Informatics team and is expected to participate in the development of the Health Informatics academic program, including a Masters in Health Informatics. This position will also work on research and programmatic activities with nursing faculty, as well interdisciplinary collaboration across other academic disciplines. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have an exemplary track record of federal funding as principal investigator. Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels and will help prepare graduates for :
(a) Health informatics positions across the healthcare delivery system (b) Faculty positions in academic institutions (c) Clinically-relevant educational, administrative, and policy-making positions.
Applicants should possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates must also show evidence of collaborative interdisciplinary partnerships that will advance the science in health outcomes of individuals, families and communities, and in teaching the next generation of nurses, educators, researchers, and innovators.
ABOUT THE SUE & BILL GROSS SCHOOL OF NURSING The School of Nursing is distinguished by its community-based approach to promoting, improving, and sustaining health and wellness throughout the community. The School is committed to attracting diverse and stellar faculty to advance the School's mission and vision.
In January 2017, the University of California Board of Regents designated the program as the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing. Ranked as one of the top 50 in research funding, the School of Nursing is dedicated to advancing evidence-based clinical practice and the discipline of Nursing through scholarly research, education, and practice. Today, the school is home to more than 200 highly qualified students. The School of Nursing offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees in Nursing Science. Many opportunities exist for collaboration with the campus community and the diverse Orange County community. The School of Nursing is one of four academic units in the College of Health Sciences which includes a School of Medicine, and Programs in Public Health and Pharmacy Science, with many opportunities for interdisciplinary research.
The UCI campus is also home to a renowned academic medical center and highly-ranked, collaborative schools of Engineering, Computer and Informational Sciences and Biological Sciences. With approximately 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 1,150 regular ranks faculty and 9,700 staff, UC Irvine is one of the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and a minimum of 3-5 references. Application instructions and details of the positions can be found at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04989
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education
ABOUT UCI AND ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at UC Irvine is the newest nursing school in the prestigious University of California system. UC Irvine, also one of the younger campuses in the UC system, was ranked #1 of all universities under 50 in the US by Times Higher Education in 2012. The campus embraces a growing relationship with the diverse communities surrounding UCI, and has many innovative programs designed to prepare graduates to meet societal needs. UCI is home to several interdisciplinary research centers including Global Health Research Education and Translation (GHREAT), the NIH-funded Institute for Clinical Translational Science (ICTS), California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (CALIT2), and the Center for Computer Games & Virtual Worlds.
Located in sunny Orange County, CA, UC Irvine is 15 minutes from the beach and an hour from both metropolitan Los Angeles and scenic mountain environments. UCI offers its faculty very attractive and affordable housing on campus in a growing community. The public schools in Irvine are consistently among the best in the country. In sum, UCI and the surrounding communities offer an ideal place to work and live.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.