The Nursing Research Department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is seeking faculty candidates at all levels with scholarly credentials to qualify for the minimum rank of Assistant Professor.
The Department is committed to engaging nursing staff to develop and provide excellent evidence-driven clinical care. There are currently four faculty research scientists in the department in addition to research support staff including data analysists and a nurse specialist. Current research focus areas include improving the care and health outcomes of older adults, clinical, health services research, health care work environment and its impact on providers/patients, patient safety within the inpatient and ambulatory care settings, nurse-sensitive performance measures, health disparities and equity, and genomics, that extend from bench to practice and to community with emphasis on implementation of science to improve and support nursing practice.
Cedars-Sinai has received five consecutive Magnet recognitions for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), making it Southern California's longest-running Magnet designation. Cedars-Sinai has the distinction of being one of only nine hospitals worldwide, and one of two medical centers in the Western United States, to receive this honor. The Magnet award recognizes excellence in nursing both for the quality of care provided and for continuous improvement in patient care and support for the health of the community. The award provides patients with a benchmark for the quality of care they can expect.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate exceptional promise as a principal investigator and/or can be considered as a research program manager as their program for research develops. Additionally, the candidate will have operational responsibilities to provide support to clinical nurses in developing inquiry projects to improve systems, practice, and patient outcomes.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is one of the largest and fastest-growing nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses, and thousands of other healthcare professionals, faculty, and staff. Our stellar Nursing Department is preparing for its 6th consecutive Magnet designation. Our Nursing staff is highly educated, inquisitive, and actively involved in shared leadership decision making. We are one of the leading institutes for competitive research funding from both NIH and CIRM . As an international leader in biomedical research, we translate discoveries into successful treatments with global impact. We are in a highly desirable location in the City of Los Angeles. Competitive salary, benefits, and relocation support will be provided.
At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center we are proud of our diverse team and inclusive work environment. We are committed to recruiting, selecting, and retaining an engaged workforce from many backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences at all levels of the organization, including age, gender identity, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal and state law.
Minimum Qualifications: * Earned Doctoral degree in Nursing or one of the biological or behavioral sciences with adequate preparation and experience in research and education * Prior faculty appointment or eligibility at a reputable institution of higher learning preferred * Formal and systematic training in scientific research * At minimum three (3) years of experience in research or education * Publication in peer reviewed professional journals * Evidence of exceptional academic and professional accomplishment including but not limited to submission and obtainment of foundational and/or government grants as a principal investigator * Demonstrated behavior reflecting creativity, persistence, collaborative work, the ability to think in a consistent and logical manner, and the independence of thought and motivation to experiment and study * We particularly encourage applications from racial/ethnic/sexual and gender minority candidates, those who demonstrate a commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.