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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 adult health and illness, particularly acute care. This faculty member will have teaching responsibilities primarily in the undergraduate, pre-licensure program offered in an on-campus format. Opportunities to teach in the nursing graduate (DNP) program may also be available.
About Seattle Pacific University: Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University (SPU) is a premier Christian university that equips people to engage the culture and change the world. Its comprehensive academic program serves more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As a Christian university, SPU is clearly evangelical, genuinely ecumenical, and distinctively Wesleyan, and seeks applicants who are committed to its Christian mission. The University is located in a cosmopolitan urban center with rich cultural diversity and is committed to building an excellent and diverse teaching faculty.
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).
Job Description: Regular, nine (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.
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 who are 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 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.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include health, dental, disability and life insurance, tuition discount, as well as retirement programs. A moving allowance may be provided.
About Seattle Pacific University
Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU seeks to be a premier 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 committed to its Christian mission. Diversity is an ethos that is inseparable from our Christian faith. At SPU, we recognize diversity as a basic feature of God's creation and a core theme of the gospel. At the heart of our mission-centered commitment to becoming a more diverse community is a desire to represent the breadth of God's kingdom more fully. People from historically underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. We strive to become a workplace of choice and to recruit, develop, and retain faculty and staff who can embrace, value, and engage differences with humility and care. We invite you to join us on our journey by starting a career at SPU!