Join the faculty in the University of Washington School of Nursing’s Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing in shaping an equitable, just, and healthy future for all.
The University of Washington School of Nursing endorses the Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity report’s recognition that Nursing has a major role in aligning public health, health care, social services, and public policies to eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity. The report also notes that nurses must incorporate a health equity lens learned in academic education and points out that the decade ahead demands a more diverse nursing workforce prepared to address systemic inequities that fuel health inequalities. The Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing is committed to promoting wellness and health equity for children, women, and families across the lifespan from primary to acute and palliative care, and from prevention to recovery. We are excited about the opportunity to elevate collective scholarly and practice expertise across various specialty areas in nursing and related disciplines to support our school’s commitment to achieving health equity.
The nationally ranked University of Washington School of Nursing offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP; covering a range of practice specialties), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs. We are looking for candidates at the Assistant Teaching Professor rank (Teaching Track). Candidates will be expected to engage in teaching and mentoring in the Doctor of Nursing Practice-Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) track.
The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively across disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds teach didactic and clinical courses, supervise clinical practicum experiences, advise and mentor students, serve on DNP final project committees, and participate in connected teaching and program-building with the PNP faculty team have prior experience in mentoring and preparing a diversifying undergraduate and graduate student body across the spectrum of pediatric care to address health inequities and eliminate health disparities actively bolster our efforts to advance health equity through our curriculum, scholarship, service and practice
This is a minimum 50% FTE, one-year appointment (renewable), not tenure eligible. FTE, determined annually, is based on teaching need in an individual’s’ area of expertise. Base salary will depend on qualifications, background, and experience. The base salary range for this position will be $9,200 - $9,700 per month based on 100% FTE. The anticipated start day is September 16, 2023.
The Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing excels at supporting scholarly activities and fostering the academic and professional growth of faculty and students. The school’s Office of Nursing Research provides a comprehensive administrative infrastructure that supports faculty development as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaborations, educational initiatives, and mutually enriching community/academic partnerships.
The Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing and the School of Nursing actively strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and to operate in anti-racist ways; information can be found online at: https://dei.nursing.uw.edu/. The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profiles and responsibilities (www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432). We encourage applications from individuals whose identities, backgrounds, or interests align with the University's, School's, and Department's commitment, as we endeavor to develop and maintain increased representation and recognition of each dimension of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
The University of Washington is an internationally ranked public university serving diverse students, faculty and staff, committed to educating and working in a multicultural environment. Our academic community includes 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries.
The University of Washington is known for the benefits offered (see http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/benefits/) and commitment to achieving work/life balance. It is located in Seattle, a vibrant metropolitan center with increasingly diverse racial, ethnic, and immigrant communities. The region’s Cascade Mountains, Puget Sound beaches and waterways offer an unmatched wealth of outdoor activities and cultural attractions.
Candidates must have a graduate degree in advanced practice nursing (or foreign equivalent) (DNP degree preferred), meet eligibility requirements for ARNP and RN licensure in Washington State, and hold current national certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (acute or primary care). Desired factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, 3 years of clinical practice, 2 or more years of experience teaching didactic, laboratory and/or clinical courses in a graduate program with a pediatric primary or acute care focus, and dual certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Applicants must provide to Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/117487) a formal letter of interest indicating teaching interests, noting how their training, preparation, and experience support the school’s and department’s mission, and showing expressed, demonstrated commitment to antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants must also include their up-to-date curriculum vitae. Applicants should be prepared to provide names and contact information for 3 references, if requested. At least one (two preferred) should be able to speak to the applicant’s teaching effectiveness. First consideration will be given to materials received by January 15, 2023. If you have questions, please reach out to Dr. Elaine Walsh, Associate Professor and Chair, Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).