Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing: Advanced Practice
About Seattle Pacific University:
Founded in 1891 by the Free Methodist Church of North America, Seattle Pacific
University invites students to explore or go deeper in Christian faith. We
want students to understand and serve the world through this lens. With our
uncompromising commitment to academic challenge and rigor, as exemplified by
the "Best National University" ranking by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle
Pacific utilizes Seattle as our campus, exposing more than 3,500 undergraduate
and graduate students to challenges and opportunities, helping them anticipate
and shape the future in a thriving, world-class city.
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exceptional and diverse community. With approximately 350 faculty and 450
staff, 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 recognize diversity as a basic feature of God's creation, a core
theme of the gospel, and inseparable from our Christian faith. We strive to
become a workplace that recruits, develops, and retains faculty and staff who
can embrace, value, and engage differences with humility and care. We invite
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serve our increasingly diverse student body.
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Seattle Pacific University invites applications for a full-time tenure track
position in the Lydia Green Nursing Program in the School of Health Sciences
with an emphasis on Advanced Practice. We are seeking a highly qualified
faculty member for classroom and clinical teaching primarily in the Doctor of
Nurse Practitioner Program. Content areas desired include acute and
gerontologic care, evidence-based practice, advanced practice roles
(particularly Clinical Nurse Specialist), leadership and care management.
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. May consider candidates with Masters in Nursing currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral program.
Unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington by July 1, 2021 (or start date).
At least one graduate-level degree must be in nursing.
Successful candidates will demonstrate:
A commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship
Skill in utilizing a variety of teaching methods and collaborative active
Creative classroom and clinical teaching informed by evidence-based
Current knowledge of advanced practice roles
Active engagement in curriculum and program development
Participation in program review and accreditation reporting
Engaged advising /mentoring of students in coursework and professional
Commitment to high professional standards
Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills
Regular, eleven (11)-month academic appointment with teaching responsibility
for approximately 33 academic quarter credits in addition to scholarly
projects, coordination and supervision of graduate student clinical
internships. The candidate also will be engage in graduate student advising
and mentoring, curriculum and course development, and campus-related service
About the School of Health Sciences:
The Lydia Green Nursing Program is a part of the School of Health Sciences and
includes a vibrant undergraduate nursing major leading to a BSN as well as
graduate programs leading to a Master's of Science in Nursing(MSN) degree. A
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is anticipated beginning in 2017. Graduate
program nursing specialty pathways include advanced practice (nurse
practitioner and clinical nurse specialist), clinical leadership in practice
and nurse educator. The program is highly regarded by the surrounding regional
healthcare community. The School of Heath Sciences is fully accredited by the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the
Washington State Nursing Quality Assurance Commission.
Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include
health, dental, disability and life insurance, tuition discount, as well as
retirement programs. A moving allowance may be provided.
This is a full time position with excellent benefits. SPU pays the employee
premium for medical, dental, and vision insurance. SPU makes contributions to
an employee HSA account and to a retirement account after one year of
eligibility in the plan. Tuition discount program available for the employee
and qualified immediate family members.
Position will remain open until filled.
Only applications received through the online process (https: // spu.edu/about-
spu/employment-at-spu), will be accepted. Please submit a faith statement of
approximately one page, a teaching philosophy statement of approximately one
page, and other supporting documents.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Tyra L. Dean-Ousley, EdD, MSN, FNP-BC
Dean, School of Health Sciences
Seattle Pacific University
3307 3rd Avenue West, Suite 317
Seattle, WA 98119-1957
Phone: (206) 281-2027