Seattle Pacific University invites applications for a 1.0 FTE teaching faculty position in the Lydia Green Nursing Program in the School of Health Sciences. We are seeking a highly qualified faculty member for classroom and clinical teaching primarily in the undergraduate (BSN) program, with opportunities for teaching in the graduate program if interested. A strong background in psych-mental health and community is highly desirable. Tenure track may be available subject to approved funding. Rank to be determined based on experience.
Regular nine-month academic appointment with teaching responsibility of approximately 33 academic quarter credits including classroom teaching in theory courses as well as clinical supervision/teaching.
Advise undergraduate students.
Engage in scholarship/research.
Participate actively in the life of the department, the School of Health Sciences, and the University.
About the School of Health Sciences: The Lydia Green Nursing Program is a part of the School of Health Sciences and includes a vibrant undergraduate nursing major leading to a BSN as well as graduate programs leading either to a Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree (clinical leadership in practice and nurse educator) or a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) for advanced practice (nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist). The program is highly regarded by the surrounding regional healthcare community. The School of Heath Sciences is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Washington State Nursing Quality Assurance Commission.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The online application includes an official SPU application form, a faith statement of approximately one page (Faculty Insert), a teaching philosophy statement of approximately one page, and other supporting documents
Earned doctorate in Nursing or closely related discipline. Will consider candidates with Masters in Nursing currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral program. At least one graduate-level degree must be in nursing from an accredited college or university.
A bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university and from a nursing education program accredited by a recognized nursing education accreditation body.
Unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington by September 1, 2018 (or start date).
We are committed to increasing its faculty diversity and will give individual consideration to qualified applicants with prior experience in ethnically diverse settings who possess varied language skills or who have a record of research that supports/benefits diverse communities or a record of teaching a diverse student population.
The ideal applicant will demonstrate:
Clinical or academic experience in psych-mental health nursing
Commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship
Creative classroom and clinical teaching informed by evidence-based practice
Active engagement in curriculum and program development
Prior experience mentoring and teaching first-generation and ethnically diverse students
Commitment to high professional standards
Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include health, dental, disability and life insurance, tuition discount, as well as retirement programs.
About Seattle Pacific University
Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Its comprehensive academic program serves more than 4,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU is a Christian university fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants who are committed to its Christian mission and to the spiritual formation of its students. Qualified applicants should exhibit a deep awareness, understanding, and ability to articulate a commitment to biblical diversity and reconciliation. Women and people of color are particularly encouraged to apply.