The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), one of the world's premier institutions devoted to life sciences in health care, invites applications and nominations for Dean of the School of Nursing (SON or School). UCSF is dedicated to advancing health worldwide through cutting-edge biomedical research, top-ranked graduate education and excellence in patient care. All four of its professional schools rank in the top three in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding in their respective fields. Additionally, the schools, as well as the programs within the Graduate Division, consistently rank among the top in the nation.
The next Dean of the School of Nursing will lead what is widely regarded as one of the most prominent and excellent schools of nursing in the country. The SON consistently attracts the highest quality students and faculty and has achieved an international reputation for excellence in research, education and clinical practice. The School ranked third overall on U.S. News & World Report's 2017 ranking of nursing programs and is consistently among the top recipients of NIH funding for schools of nursing in the nation.
Reporting to the Chancellor, the Dean will advance the School of Nursing's excellence in research and scholarship, along with its outstanding education programs and clinical practice. The Dean will develop a long-range strategic plan; expand and diversify revenue sources; and help recruit, retain and develop diverse and talented faculty. S/He will be a nursing leader of national stature with excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills. The Dean will bring a keen understanding of the changing health care environment and how to prepare the next generation of nurse leaders, as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity and interprofessional health care education, research and delivery.
Nominees and applicants must be a registered nurse (RN), hold a graduate degree in nursing, and a doctoral degree. S/He must demonstrate scholarly distinction appropriate for a tenured appointment as a full professor at UCSF. Significant experience in nursing leadership, education, practice and research or scholarship is expected.
Nominations, inquiries and applications (including a CV and letter) should be sent in confidence to Stephanie Fidel, Regan Gough or Amy Segal via www.imsearch.com/6071.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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.