Assistant Teaching Professor


URL http://apply.interfolio.com/140916


Position Description


Join the faculty in the University of Washington School of Nursing in shaping an equitable, just, and healthy future for all! 


We are looking for growth-oriented individuals interested in flexible, self-directed work with the opportunity to partner with other world-class faculty to deliver high-quality education in our nationally-ranked School of Nursing. By joining our team, you will have the chance to be part of an inclusive workplace that is actively engaged in diversifying faculty while also learning and growing in an environment that supports faculty development and teaching innovation. Access opportunities for interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaborations, participation in educational initiatives, and mutually enriching community/academic partnerships. Seize the chance to grow professionally by utilizing resources such as the Center for Teaching and Learning, and achieve your own goals through the Washington State tuition waiver program.


The Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing (CFPHN) department within the University of Washington School of Nursing invites applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor. 


  • The position is ideally Full-Time, but a Part-Time option (50% FTE or higher) is available to accommodate clinical practice (applicants interested in working less than full time will not be eligible for visa or permanent residence)
  • 9-month appointment, non-tenure eligible
  • One-year appointment with the possibility of a three-year appointment. 
  • Salary will depend on qualifications, background, and experience. The base salary range for this position will be $9,200 – $10,000 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S Department of Labor prevailing wage determination
  • The anticipated start date is September 16, 2024


The position includes teaching in the undergraduate program with the possibility of teaching in the graduate program as well. 


This position will:

  • Provide in person instruction
  • Work collaboratively across disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds
  • 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
  • Mentor and prepare an undergraduate student body that reflects the increasingly diverse general and patient populations of the U.S. with the passion and promise to eliminate health inequalities
  • Actively engage in efforts to advance health equity through our curriculum, scholarship, service, and practice
  • Actively engage in scholarship related to areas of clinical interest and expertise.
  • Use electronic resources (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Zoom) and an online learning management systems (Canvas) in their daily duties
  • Deliver excellence in both online and in-person education
  • Effectively teach about health inequities, anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion


Positive factors for consideration for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Doctoral degree in a relevant field (examples: DNP, PhD, EdD, ScD, PsyD)
  • Expertise in community health, public health, or caring for patients across the lifespan in outpatient care
  • Expertise working with underserved and diverse populations


Required Factors:


  • Candidates must have a graduate degree in Nursing or related fields (or foreign equivalent)
  • Meet eligibility criteria for RN licensure in WA State
  • 3 or more years’ clinical experience 
  • 1 or more years’ experience teaching in undergraduate programs in nursing (clinical supervision, didactic)


Applicants should submit: 


  1. A formal letter of interest (3 pages maximum) indicating teaching interests, noting prior teaching experiences, how training, preparation, and experience support the school’s and department’s missions. The letter should also articulate descriptions and examples of the applicant’s demonstrated commitment to antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching and clinical practice.
  2. An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  3. Evaluations of recently taught courses, if available


Applicants should be prepared to provide names and contact information for 3 references, if requested.  


Preferred formats are DOC/DOCX or PDF. The letter should be addressed to Dr. Pamela Kohler, Interim Professor and Chair, Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing. 

First consideration will be given to materials received by March 20, 2024. Interested individuals are directed to contact the co-chair of the search committee, Dr. Kristen Childress (kmchild@uw.edu) with questions about the position.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.


Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.


Commitment to Diversity

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 (http://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 profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).


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Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.


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