The Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems Department within The University of Washington School of Nursing invites applications for two full time, 9-month nursing faculty at the level of Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Candidates should have an earned PhD in nursing science or a related field. Licensure as an RN in Washington State or eligibility is desired. Postdoctoral fellowship experience is highly desired. Applicants with expertise and research foci in biobehavioral adult health and/or health informatics consistent with the research areas of the School (symptom science, health equity, lifespan health, and innovative methods) are strongly encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates must be committed to research, teaching and mentoring a diverse student body across all levels of the nursing curriculum (undergraduate, MS, DNP, PhD). We seek candidates who demonstrate a willingness to work collaboratively across disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds, and who demonstrate potential to develop and sustain a program of funded research.
The School of Nursing excels at supporting research and fostering academic and professional growth of faculty and students. Faculty in the rank of assistant professor are offered a wide range of networking, development, and mentoring opportunities. The School's Office for Nursing Research provides an in-depth research infrastructure as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary/interprofessional research and educational initiatives. The School and the Department foster mutually enriching community/academic partnerships within and beyond the University of Washington campuses.
The University of Washington, Seattle serves a diverse population of 80,000 students, faculty and staff, including 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries. The University of Washington and the School of Nursing promote diversity and inclusivity among our students, faculty, staff, and public. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion.
Seattle is a culturally diverse urban center with growing racial, ethnic, and immigrant communities. With the region's Cascade Mountains, Puget Sound beaches and busy waterways, Seattle offers an unmatched wealth of al fresco activities in and near the city. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
Priority consideration will be given to those whose materials are received by December 15, 2016. To apply, please send a letter of interest to Dr. Margaret Heitkemper, Professor and Chair, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems along with a curriculum vitae. These materials should be directed to:
Assistant to the Chair
Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems
Health Sciences T601
Interested individuals are directed to contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Elizabeth Bridges (firstname.lastname@example.org), with questions about the position. Thank you for your interest in this position at the University of Washington.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.