Nurse practitioner and physician assistant faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks doctorally prepared nurse practitioner and physician assistant educators to join the founding faculty at the new innovative nursing school at UC Davis. Successful candidates are expected to engage in clinical teaching and clinical care activities in the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant programs as well as provide university and public service. The founding faculty have the unique opportunity to participate in the development of high-impact and innovative research.
Two full-time academic positions (one nurse practitioner and one physician assistant) at the assistant/associate professor rank in the health sciences clinical professor series are available in Sacramento, Calif. Faculty in this series play a key role in the further development of the interdisciplinary/interprofessional curricula for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant programs.
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is founded on five core attributes:
- Leadership development
- Interprofessional/Interdisciplinary education
- Transformative research
- Cultural inclusiveness
- Innovative technology
REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must possess a primary care nurse practitioner certificate (F.N.P., A.N.P., G.N.P.) or a physician assistant certificate, a doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.) in a health-related field, and possess or be eligible for licensure in the state of California. Applicants must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.
The candidates must have the following qualifications:
- Graduate of a nationally accredited nurse practitioner program, that has a minimum of 540 clinical hours, or physician assistant program.
- Possess national certification in profession and/or specialty.
- Possess, or be eligible for, licensure by the appropriate governing board(s) in California, including authorization for prescriptive authority.
- Eligible for allied-staff privileges.
- Demonstrated clinical competence in primary-care setting.
- Demonstrated proficiency in the teaching of students and creative teaching experience in an academic institution.
- Excellent communication skills to effectively work with students, staff, faculty, patients and other professional colleagues as an effective interdisciplinary team member.
- Ability to adhere to university policies and procedures.
- Experience working with diverse populations is desired.
At times, this position may require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position may include but are not limited to exposure to patients with infections.
UC Davis is one of the nation’s top public research universities and is part of the world’s preeminent public university system. UC Davis’ academic health center is located on a modern, 140-acre campus in Sacramento, Calif. The Sacramento campus is home to the School of Medicine and medical center, a fully accredited children’s hospital, a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, a level-I trauma center and burn unit, and a full range of outpatient services. The campus also includes an award-winning education center and library, the California Center for Health and Technology, the NIH-funded Clinical Translational Science Center, the Center for Reducing Health Disparities, and dozens of other clinical, educational and research centers. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
The mission of the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant programs is to educate health-care professionals to deliver care as a member of a health-care team, and to improve the availability of culturally–relevant, primary health care in underserved populations throughout California.
CONTACT: Qualified applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of references and a statement of interest describing how they complement the mission and vision of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. Click here to submit applications online, referencing the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Teaching Faculty search (IN-11R-13N). For questions or inquiries, please contact LeDeane Stewart, at firstname.lastname@example.org referencing the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Teaching Faculty search.
CLOSING DATE: For full consideration, please submit your application by November 1, 2012. Position will remain open until filled, but no later than December 31, 2013.