The University of Washington Tacoma (UW Tacoma) invites applications for multiple positions in the Nursing and Healthcare Leadership Programs beginning September 16, 2014. Positions are available at the ranks of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (typically tenured), Senior Lecturer or Lecturer (non-tenure-track), based on qualifications and interest.
Applicants for tenure track positions must have an earned doctorate (U.S. or foreign equivalent) by the time of appointment, evidence of active scholarship and teaching experience. A Doctorate is preferred for Senior Lecturer or Lecturer but is not a requirement. If the applicant is a licensed professional, she/he must be eligible for licensure in Washington State.
The Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Leadership (BA HCL) prepares students from diverse professions and backgrounds for careers in leadership positions across a spectrum of healthcare settings, including healthcare organizations, government, and industry. There are plans for the development of a Master’s degree in Healthcare Leadership or a related field.
In addition to the BA HCL program, we offer two nursing degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), and a Master of Nursing (MN). The BSN is designed for learners who are registered nurses. The curriculum supports students in developing professionally. The MN program prepares RNs for practice in a range of settings as leaders, managers, care providers, and educators. Additionally, in collaboration with the Education Program, we offer a Doctorate in Educational Leadership (EdD) that includes a pathway for nurse educators.
Working within a growing, interdisciplinary institution, faculty have the opportunity to develop new nursing and healthcare leadership courses and engage in research. One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that is actively engaged in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound, with a strong theme of social justice and cultural diversity across programs. Located in award-winning, renovated warehouse buildings in Tacoma’s downtown urban core, UW Tacoma serves a diverse population of South Puget Sound students. For more information about UW Tacoma, see http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
To apply, submit a letter delineating interest in this position, qualifications, and research interests; a statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of teaching experience; an original syllabus; curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references. Submit all application materials at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3459.
Screening of applications will begin on December 2, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Dr. Christine Stevens at email@example.com or 253-692-5675.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, racial/ethnic minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. UW Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research, and service and generally participate in lower-division, upper-division, and graduate instruction.
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