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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 a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) in advanced practice nursing (FNP, AGNP and AGCNS/ACCNS-AG). The program is highly regarded by the surrounding regional healthcare community. Each of our nursing programs is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC) and fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Seattle Pacific University invites applications for a full-time, 11-month tenure-track faculty position in the Lydia Green Nursing Program in the School of Health Sciences with an emphasis on Advanced Practice. This appointment includes teaching responsibility for approximately 33 academic quarter credits in addition to guiding DNP scholarly projects, coordination and supervision of graduate student clinical practicum. The candidate also will be engaged in graduate student advising and mentoring, curriculum and course development, individual scholarship, and campus-related service opportunities.
We are seeking a highly qualified faculty member for classroom and clinical teaching in the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program that includes pathways for family (FNP) and adult-gerontology (AGNP) nurse practitioner and adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist (AGCNS or ACCNS-AG).
Faculty will be teaching across the DNP curriculum including:
DNP core courses in practice inquiry, leadership, advocacy, and health promotion.
Advanced health assessment and clinical management of patients across the lifespan with an emphasis on primary care.
Coordination of DNP scholarly projects
Teaching assignments based on credentials and areas of expertise. Opportunities to teach in the nursing undergraduate (BSN) program may also be available. Academic rank to be determined based on qualifications.
Earned doctorate in Nursing or closely related discipline. At least one graduate-level degree must be in nursing. May consider candidates with Masters in Nursing currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral program.
Unencumbered license as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in the State of Washington by July 1, 2020 (or start date).
Board certification (ANCC, AANP, or AACN) as either a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP), or Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AGCNS or ACCNS-AG).
Successful candidates will demonstrate:
A commitment to excellence in teaching and skill in utilizing a variety of teaching methods and collaborative active learning.
Creative classroom and clinical teaching informed by evidence-based practice.
Commitment to high professional standards.
Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills.
Experience in working effectively in a multicultural academic community.
Scholarly potential to advance clinical knowledge and practice through the scholarship of discovery, teaching, application, or integration.
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.
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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include health, dental, disability and life insurance, tuition discount, as well as retirement programs. A moving allowance may be provided.
Internal Number: 150635
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. Due to our mission of cultural engagement, SPU is committed to building an excellent and diverse staff and faculty. 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.
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! Learn more about SPU's commitment to diversity and opportunities for our employees to deepen their capacity to serve our increasingly diverse student body.