Shapiro Family Endowed Chair in Developmental Disability Studies
The UCLA School of Nursing invites applicants for the position of The Shapiro Family Endowed Chair in Developmental Disability Studies, a tenure-track faculty position. This appointment builds on the School of Nursing's national and international leadership to inform care for people with developmental disabilities and their families. The Chair holder will help position the School as a champion to advance education, research, practice and healthcare policy in the area of developmental disabilities.
Requirements: Must have: 1. earned doctoral degree in nursing or related fields 2. academic credentials and leadership skills 3. meritorious program of funded research consistent with the awarding of tenure.
Applicants for the Chair holder should have skillsets to establish and promote the advancement of knowledge through work in the basic and/or clinical sciences in the area of developmental disabilities. He/She should be a highly regarded educator with a demonstrated commitment to education for the next generation of nurses to care for individuals with developmental disabilities. Also, should be academically active in strategies to improve the care and well-being of individuals with developmental disabilities.
Preferred candidates should be scientists with a current, focused research program that advances science in care of individuals/populations with developmental disability and is congruent with the mission of the School. Also, must have a distinguished record of funded research.
To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1 2018. Position to remain open until filled.
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