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Faculty Careers - Health Professions, Faculty Careers - Other
About the School of Health Sciences/Lydia Green Nursing Program:
The Lydia Green Nursing Program is a part of the School of Health Sciences and includes a vibrant undergraduate BSN program and graduate programs leading to either a master of science in nursing (MSN) or a doctor of nursing practice (DNP). Graduate nursing specialty pathways for the DNP include advanced practice (FNP, AGNP and AGCNS) and an MSN pathway for nurse educator. The program is highly regarded by the surrounding regional healthcare community. Each of our nursing programs is approved by the Washington State Nursing Quality Assurance Commission and fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
We are growing! Seattle Pacific University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure track eligible faculty position in the Lydia Green Nursing Program in the School of Health Sciences. We are looking for a highly qualified faculty member for classroom and clinical teaching in our concept-based, pre-licensure BSN curriculum. We welcome applicants from all specialty backgrounds but especially those with experience and expertise in the areas of psych-mental health and community health. While this faculty member will have teaching responsibilities primarily in the undergraduate, pre-licensure program, opportunities to teach in the nursing graduate (DNP) program may also be available.
Earned doctorate in Nursing or closely related discipline. At least one graduate-level degree must be in nursing. May consider candidates with Master's in Nursing currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral program
Unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Washington by September 1, 2020 (or start date)
Board certification in a clinical specialty or nursing education is desirable, but not required
Successful candidates will demonstrate:
A commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship
Skill in utilizing a variety of teaching methods and collaborative active learning
Creative classroom and clinical teaching informed by evidence-based practice
Engaged advising /mentoring of students in coursework and professional endeavors
Active engagement in curriculum and program development
Participation in program review and accreditation reporting
Participation in faculty governance
Commitment to high professional standards
Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills
Experience in working effectively in a multicultural academic community
The School of Health Sciences is committed to an intentional and sustained school-wide effort to hire and support a diverse faculty. We welcome candidates who understand the barriers facing men and minorities who are underrepresented in nursing higher education and careers (as evidenced by life experiences and educational background), and who have experience in equity and diversity with respect to teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service. At Seattle Pacific University, 40% of students are persons of color, and a significant number are first-generation college students (see student profile). Thus, applicants who can demonstrate effective mentoring of students from underrepresented backgrounds are especially welcomed.
Regular, 9-month academic appointment with teaching responsibility for approximately 33 academic quarter credits in addition to advising and mentoring, curriculum and course development, individual scholarship, and department/campus-related service opportunities.
Academic rank to be determined based on qualifications. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include health, dental, disability and life insurance, tuition discount, as well as retirement programs.
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, a teaching philosophy statement of approximately one page, and other supporting documents.
Please submit a cover letter and resume along with the online application.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 150889
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.