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Professional Opportunities in Gerontological Nursing

Tenured Associate or Full Professor 2021-22

University of California, Los Angeles

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for full-time, tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor faculty position. An Endowed or Term Chair is available.

 

We seek a senior nurse scholar/leader, with a funded program of research, focused on clinical or population science (e.g., a program focused on social determinants of health which can contribute to national health policy discussion). Preferred areas of scholarship include palliative care, psych-mental health or aging. Advanced practice preparation is important, but not essential.

Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenured appointment at UCLA at either the Associate or Full Professor rank, including an earned PhD in Nursing Science, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching and service excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022

Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF06668. To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2021. Position to remain open until filled.

Assistant Professor - Advanced Practice-Adult Gero-Acute Care 2021-2022

University of California, Los Angeles

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor. An Advanced Practice Nurse/Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner preferred. A research focus on biobehavioral health is a priority in order to provide professional leadership in academic programs focused on acute care. Desired areas of scholarship include cardiovascular disease, oncology or neurological disease/injury.

Candidates must be nurse scientists who demonstrate exceptional promise as a principal investigator with a focused research program relevant to non-communicable disease, acute or chronic health conditions; examples include acute phases of cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory disease or diabetes. Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenure-track appointment at UCLA at the Assistant rank, including a PhD in nursing science, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching experience and service to the profession.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2021. Position to remain open until filled.

Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

University of California, Los Angeles

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor. An Advanced Practice Nurse/nurse practitioner preferred with a specialty certification in primary care or mental health. Candidates must be nurse scientists who demonstrate exceptional promise as a principal investigator with a focused research program relevant mental health or disabilities.

Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenure-track appointment at UCLA at the Assistant Professor rank, including an earned PhD in nursing science, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching experience and service to the profession.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2021. Position to remain open until filled.

Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

University of California, Los Angeles

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor. An Advanced Practice Nurse/nurse practitioner preferred with a specialty certification in primary care or mental health. Candidates must be nurse scientists who demonstrate exceptional promise as a principal investigator with a focused research program relevant mental health or disabilities.

Candidates must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenure-track appointment at UCLA at the Assistant Professor rank, including an earned PhD in nursing science, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching experience and service to the profession.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2021. Position to remain open until filled.

Sr AD, Psychosocial Research & Program Evaluation

Alzheimer's Association

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future.  Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row. 

The overall purpose of this position is twofold.

1) To stay informed of the most current open psychosocial research funding opportunities available  to strategically drive the Association’s psychosocial research agenda forward.

2) To oversee the Association’s work to build a portfolio of evidence based core programs and services for nationwide delivery.

Postdoctoral Scholar

Pennsylvania State University

The Penn State’s College of Nursing seeks applicants for the Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence (CGNE) Postdoctoral Scholar. Preference will be given to applicants with research interests related to topics of aging, age-friendly care, care of persons with dementia, cognitive impairment, delirium, stigma related to aging and dementia, caregiving, and person-centered care, as well as other aging-related topics aligned with the CGNE mission and research portfolios of faculty in the Center.

Successful candidates will be paired with faculty mentors based on a shared area of focus and interest. They will work directly with research projects of CGNE-affiliated faculty, pursue independent research activities in line with their developing program of research, and engage in professional development opportunities across Penn State. This is a fixed term position funded for one year from date of hire with the possibility for a second year if funding is available. Information about CGNE, our faculty research can be found here https://www.nursing.psu.edu/center-for-nursing-research/research-staff/, and our CGNE annual report may be found here https://www.nursing.psu.edu/cgne/

Endowed Professor of Geriatrics/Gerontology

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

We seek a strong research leader with a powerful combination of vision, energy, and leadership who will embrace and model the patient-centric culture within UAMS.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research, the Endowed Professor’s primary responsibility includes working with College leadership to develop the Gerontology Research Cluster for the College of Nursing. This will involve building a research portfolio for the cluster, mentoring junior faculty associated with this research focus in the College, and participating in the research vision and strategy building with other research cluster leaders in the CON to meet College and institutional research goals and metrics. The successful candidate will teach a minimum of one course per semester in the PhD program, mentor graduate students, and participate on PhD dissertation committees. Participation on other college and institutional administrative and service duties will also be expected.

For immediate consideration, please inquire with an updated copy of your CV/resume so we can discuss the position by phone. All inquiries should be sent to Eric Dickerson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and/or Dr. Richard Jordan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Graduate Gerontology Healthcare Certificate

University of Texas at Arlington
Gerontology Scholarships

The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation has a new graduate gerontology healthcare certificate available, which combines your hands-on experience with our first-class education. Learn new skills, enhance your expertise and take your career to the next level while providing seniors specialized care they deserve.

The certificate program offers a curriculum designed to enhance your skills when working with older adults, their families and/or caregivers. GHC prepares you for the future, one where it is predicted adults 65 and over will represent 20 percent of the population by 2030.

If you have questions or are interested in learning more before applying, please contact Dr. Kathryn Daniel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Claire Dumke Ryberg, R.N. Presidential Endowed Chair in End-of-Life/Palliative Care

University of Utah

The University of Utah College of Nursing seeks an established, visionary nurse scholar to become the inaugural holder of the Claire Dumke Ryberg, R.N. Presidential Endowed Chair in End-of-Life/Palliative Care. This Endowed Chair will help build the pipeline of palliative care clinicians, scholars and/or researchers, as well as advance the discovery, organization, transmission, and application of knowledge and health policies to meet the unique health care needs of patients living with serious illness and/or near end of life. The Endowed Chair is a 5- year tenure-line or career-line appointment, renewable upon successful review. Academic rank and salary for this full-time, 12-month appointment will be commensurate with qualifications.