Summary of Duties: Washington State University College of Nursing, Spokane, Washington is seeking exceptional faculty applicants to contribute to our mission to deliver excellent academic programs and to engage in research and service in partnership with educational institutions and community stakeholders.
With campuses in Spokane, Vancouver, Tri-Cities, and classroom sites in Yakima and Walla Walla, the College serves more than 1,000 students and offers a) pre-licensure baccalaureate, b) RN to BSN, c) Master of Nursing (MN) and post- master's certificate program, d) a Doctor of Nursing Practice with a focus on Family or Psychiatric/Mental Health and e) a PhD programs. Our alumni and faculty are recognized for their contributions to research, clinical practice, service and leadership at local, regional, state and national levels.
Our contributions to the research foci of 1) Behavioral Health; 2) Community and Public Health; 3) Educational Innovations and Outcomes; 4) Patient Care, Quality and Safety contribute to the health and well-being of our populations and to the ongoing transformation of healthcare now and in the future.
The faculty member will be responsible for: 1) teaching undergraduate, master's and/or doctoral students, 2) providing service to the university, community and profession of nursing, 3) evidence-based clinical innovation and/or scholarship, 4) publishing and/or presenting scholarly findings, 5) advising undergraduate and graduate students, and 6) serving on master's and doctoral committees.
Clinical professors are at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Salary and rank are dependent upon experience and qualifications.
Required Qualifications: 1) An earned doctoral degree in nursing or related field by the time 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.