Overview

The Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics (BNHI) department within the University of Washington School of Nursing invites applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor, Part-Time, 9-month appointment. The position includes teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs for content focused on acute medical-surgical and/or mental health nursing. Faculty work together in delivering both didactic and clinical content related to basic nursing skills in acute medical-surgical and/or mental health nursing, and in the graduate DNP program. The anticipated start date is September 16, 2023. This is a 50%, one-year appointment (renewable), not tenure eligible. Salary will depend on qualifications, background, and experience. The base salary range for this position will be $9,200 – $9,700 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

 

  • This position primarily includes teaching responsibilities for acute medical-surgical and/or mental health nursing content; other graduate and undergraduate program teaching responsibilities may also be possible. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively across disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds. The successful candidate will be expected to teach—didactic and clinical courses, advise and mentor students, which may include advising student capstone projects, attending connected teaching, and program-building with the faculty team. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor and prepare an undergraduate and graduate student body that reflects the increasingly diverse general and patient populations of the U.S. with the passion and promise to eliminate health inequalities. The successful applicant will be expected to actively bolster our efforts to advance health equity through our curriculum, scholarship, service, and practice. The successful applicant will be expected to use electronic resources (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) in their daily duties. The successful applicant will be expected to deliver excellence in both online and in person education. 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.

 

BNHI excels at supporting research and fostering the academic and professional growth of faculty and students. The mission of the Department of BNHI is to advance biobehavioral nursing science and health informatics through research, education, practice and service with adults, and older adults. The 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 Office of Nursing Research also oversees the school’s research centers, including the Center for Global Health Nursing, Barnard Center for Infant Mental Health and Development, de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging, Center for Innovation in Sleep Self-Management, and Center for Antiracism in Nursing. Faculty also have partnerships with Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the Refugee Women’s Alliance, Public Health Seattle-King County, and Washington State Children’s Administration, among others.

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 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 Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics; 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 affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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.

The University of Washington 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 offers an unmatched wealth of outdoor activities and cultural attractions.

About University of Washington, School of Nursing

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 and strongly encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups and covered veterans. 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.

 The University of Washington 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.

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