The University of Washington School of Nursing, Department of Family and Child Nursing, seeks applications for full time, 12-month faculty at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor without tenure due to funding (WOT). WOT faculty have the same rights, responsibilities, and obligations as tenure-track faculty at these ranks; their duties and qualifications for promotion are the same. The successful candidate may be eligible for consideration for appointment to tenure track, should funding become available in the future. Candidates should be eligible with an earned PhD in nursing science or a related field by 9/15/2014. An RN or ARNP certification/license, or a foreign equivalent, is preferred. A part-time appointment would be considered, depending on the candidate’s interest, experience, and qualifications.
We are committed to family health enhancement across the lifespan for all peoples and communities. Applicants with expertise and research foci in maternal, child, and family health, including health disparities in these areas, are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates must be committed to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body across all levels of the nursing curriculum. We seek candidates whose teaching, research, and service demonstrate a willingness to work collaboratively across disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds, and who demonstrate potential to develop and sustain a program of funded research.
The Department of Family and Child Nursing excels at supporting research and fostering academic and professional growth of faculty and students. Junior faculty especially are offered a wide range of networking, development, and mentoring opportunities. Faculty teach in the PhD, undergraduate and DNP programs in all-school courses as well as those particularly associated with the department such as undergraduate pediatric and maternity nursing and graduate pediatric and nurse midwifery/perinatal specialty tracks. The School’s Office of Nursing Research provides an in depth research infrastructure as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary/interprofessional research and educational initiatives, and fosters mutually enriching community/academic partnerships within and beyond the University of Washington campuses.
The University of Washington serves a diverse population of 80,000 students, faculty and staff, including 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries. The University of Washington is committed to building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. In accord with the University’s expressed commitment to excellence and equity, contributions in scholarship and research, teaching, and service that address diversity and equal opportunity may be included among the qualifications for appointment and promotion.
Seattle is a culturally diverse urban center with growing racial, ethnic, and immigrant communities. With the region’s Cascade Mountains, Puget Sound beaches and busy waterways, Seattle offers an unmatched wealth of al fresco activities in and near the city. Priority consideration will be given to those whose materials are received by April 1, 2014. To apply, please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Susan J. Spieker, PhD Professor and Chair, Search Committee Department of Family and Child Nursing, Box 357920 Seattle, WA 98195-7920
For e-mail inquiries, please contact Dr. Spieker at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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