Open Rank Assistant Professor or Associate Professor – Nursing
About Eastern Washington
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington,
with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded
four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.
Easterns 300-acre main campus is
located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the states second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers
programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State
University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelors and
masters degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 masters degrees, 12 graduate certificates,
39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.
Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other
tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are
here and bring forth the knowledge of this place-the knowledge that comes from the land.
of Health Science & Public Health at Eastern Washington University is currently seeking tenure track faculty, open rank ranging from
Assistant Professor to Associate Professor. Appointment rank will depend on the qualifications of the selected candidate(s). We
will select one or more positions from this applicant pool. Position(s) are expected to start on January 3, 2023. The appointment will be
for Spring Semester of the 2022-2023 academic year, and will continue as a nine-month academic year appointment.
Associate Professors are full-time, tenure-track faculty who are responsible for teaching in classroom, clinical, laboratory, and simulated
learning environments. Tenure track faculty teach theory and clinical courses in the nursing program; mentor student research; serve on
department, college, university and professional committees; conduct research for publication, grant acquisition and presentation;
participate in outreach to the community; and demonstrate teaching excellence, professional growth and service. Faculty follow all guidance
from the collective bargaining agreement regarding their position.
Additionally, all faculty are expected to actively participate in
assessment of student learning and to engage in effective teaching.
The College of Health Science and Public Health is housed in a
state-of-the-art facility located in the downtown University District in Spokane, Washington. Eastern is a regional, comprehensive
university with a reputation for teaching excellence, professional growth, and service to the university, profession, and the
- Masters degree in nursing
- Terminal degree in nursing or a health or
education related field
- Unencumbered Washington Registered Nurse license, or eligible for licensure
- Current healthcare
provider CPR certification
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills
- Experience working with individuals from diverse
backgrounds and identities
- Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the
diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
qualification to be considered for Associate Professor Rank
- Six or more years of successful professional
- Five or more years recent clinical experience
- One or more years of
prior experience teaching in a clinical, laboratory, or simulated learning environment
- Experience working with Canvas or another
learning management system
Other Skills and Abilities:
% of Time: 100
Responsibility / Duty: A Faculty Activity Plan will be developed by the end of the first semester of the selected candidates
appointment, and will consist of a combination of teaching, research, service and/or release time to perform administrative duties, as
negotiated and as needed to meet the business needs of the department.
Teaching: typical workload for this position will involve 24
credits per academic year (80% of the workload), subject to department needs. This position will teach Nursing courses in classroom,
clinical, laboratory, and simulated learning environments.
Teaching includes the following additional responsibilities as defined in
the faculty CBA:
- Meet all scheduled classes
- Plan, organize and inform students of course content,
texts, readings, assignments, attendance expectations and methods of evaluation including grading scales
- Schedule and attend office
- Turn in grades according to established deadlines
Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective
teaching and assessment of student learning.
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
Conditions of Employment:
position will help develop the nursing program at Eastern. Continuation of the position is contingent on program approval by the Washington
State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC) and approved budget from the State.
To be considered eligible for appointment
into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 1/03/2023.
This position, during the
course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well
as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is
contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.
All new employees must comply
with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19
before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious
Salary Information: Academic year salary: $73,267-$76,930 DOE/DOQ for Assistant Professor Rank; $85,796-$90,086 DOE/DOQ
for Associate Professor Rank.
Salary will be prorated for less than full academic year appointment.
Open Until Further Notice: Yes
Screening to Begin: 07/08/2022
Instructions to Applicants:
Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are
unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.
To apply, visit https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/8749
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and
activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military
status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or
the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and