Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Nursing
Employee Type: Faculty
Position Number: 76937
Work Location: Vancouver, WA
Summary of Duties: Washington State University Vancouver and the College of Nursing invite applications for clinical track clinicians, scholars and educators. The candidate selected for this position will be on the faculty in the College of Nursing. Clinical track rank dependent upon qualifications.
The program at Washington State University Vancouver offers a: 1) RN to BSN completion program; 2) master of nursing (MN) program with specialization as a population health nurse with preparation as a nurse educator or nurse leader available; and 3) a DNP program with specialization as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, or Population Health Nurse.
We are seeking faculty applicants with clinical expertise and a scholarly focus that will contribute to our strengths in building the scientific knowledge base in the following areas of research: (a) behavioral health, (b) patient care quality and safety, community and public health, and (d) educational innovations and outcomes.
Providing service to the university community and profession.
WSU Vancouver is an inclusive, innovative, non-residential research university dedicated to offering premier undergraduate and graduate educational and research experiences. Situated on 351 scenic acres, WSU Vancouver is in the homeland of the Chinookan and Taidnapam peoples and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. WSU Vancouver is located in Vancouver, WA in the southwest region of Washington State.
A part of the Portland, OR metro area, Vancouver offers a wealth of cultural and recreational interests including visual and performing arts, identity-specific community events, professional sports teams, farmers markets and nature trails. With a population of approximately 300,000, the Greater Vancouver Area has been experiencing significant growth from increasing diversity across social identities to expansion of the downtown waterfront community. Access to a number of nearby attractions is facilitated by Vancouver's central location. The Oregon coast, Cascade mountain range, and Seattle are within 2.5 hours of Vancouver by car. It's a short flight from Portland International Airport (PDX) to other nearby major cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reno and Vancouver, BC.
WSU Vancouver is one of five campuses that comprise Washington State University, Washington's land-grant university and a Tier 1 research institution. As the second largest campus in the WSU system, and the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is an equity-minded campus that enjoys extraordinary community support and is committed to developing areas of academic and research excellence that fulfill regional needs. The campus currently offers 22 bachelor's degrees, 9 master's degrees, and 3 doctoral degrees with more than 100 tenure line faculty. A personal atmosphere, small classes, and interaction with world-class faculty attracts 3,500 students. To learn more about the university visit www.vancouver.wsu.edu.
Required Qualifications: 1) A doctoral degree in nursing or related field by date of hire. 2) Clinical expertise, including eligibility for RN licensure in Washington State. 3) Demonstrated ability to implement practice-based research studies addressing salient nursing and health care issues. 4) Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and the reduction of health disparities.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.