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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-Population Health and Systems Leadership (PHSL) track.  

 The successful candidate will be expected to   

  • work collaboratively across disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds   

  • teach didactic and clinical courses, supervise clinical internships in different organizations across community sectors, advise and mentor students, serve on DNP final project committees, and participate in connected teaching and program-building with the PHSL faculty team  

  • have understanding of, and experience in, teaching about health inequities, anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion that reflects the increasingly diverse general and patient populations of the U.S. with the passion and promise to eliminate health inequities    

  • actively bolster our efforts to advance health equity through our curriculum, scholarship, service and practice  

This is a 50% FTE, 9-month appointment (renewable) at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, non-tenured track. The anticipated start day is September 16, 2023. The base salary range for this position will be $9,500 -$9,800 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. 

 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. 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 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 and is 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.  

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