Clinician Educators: Family Nurse Practitioners - Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professors
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is seeking doctorally prepared nurse practitioners to join the faculty as clinician educators and serve in a unique role providing both clinical care and clinical teaching activities.
Full-time positions at the assistant and associate rank in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor (HSCP) Series are available at UC Davis Health, which is located on a modern, 140-acre campus in Sacramento, California. The Sacramento campus is home to the School of Nursing, School of Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center (including a level-I trauma center and burn unit, and a full range of outpatient services), a fully accredited children's hospital, and a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. Practice locations include UC Davis Health Medical Center, UC Davis department and primary care network clinics, Sacramento County clinics, local FQHCs and other clinical sites.
CRITERIA: A candidate for appointment in the HSCP Series shall be evaluated by the following criteria, which shall be appropriately weighted according to the primary emphasis on clinical and clinically-relevant teaching and patient care services and also according to the needs of the school and the individual's responsibilities in the specific discipline. The four criteria are:
All candidates will also be evaluated on their contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Doctoral degree (e.g. DNP, EdD, PhD) is required at the time of application. The candidate must also meet the following qualifications:
Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Graduate of a nationally accredited nurse practitioner program with active FNP certification.
Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of California as applicable.
Possess D.E.A. certification or be eligible for certification as applicable.
Possess B.C.L.S. (C.P.R.) certification.
Eligible for allied health professional credentialing.
Successful candidates will provide clinical services in a local community setting. The clinical placements may be at UC Davis Health or in an external community setting. This role includes direct patient care and precepting graduate nurse practitioner and physician assistant students from the School of Nursing. The incumbent mentors two students at a time in the clinical setting. This includes overseeing procedures, providing feedback, and assisting with training. The candidate will serve as a member of the School of Nursing faculty. In this role, the incumbent teaches students in didactic courses, small groups, clinical skills workshops, and provides mentoring and professional guidance to students. These clinician educators will also be involved in scholarly activity and committee service commensurate with this position.
REQUIREMENTS: All candidates are required to submit a cover letter describing how they will complement the mission and vision of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, a curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three professional references, a statement on contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a statement of teaching philosophy. One complete set of teaching evaluations is optional.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction.
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.