Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing-BSN Adult Care/Acute Care
About Seattle Pacific University:
About Seattle Pacific University: Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University
(SPU) is a premier Christian university that equips people to engage the
culture and change the world. Its comprehensive academic program serves more
than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As a Christian university, SPU
is clearly evangelical, genuinely ecumenical, and distinctively Wesleyan, and
seeks applicants who are committed to its Christian mission. The University is
located in a cosmopolitan urban center with rich cultural diversity and is
committed to building an excellent and diverse teaching faculty.
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. We invite you to join us on our journey as a faculty or
staff member. Learn more about SPU's commitment to diversity and employee
ongoing opportunities to deepen their capacity to serve our increasingly
diverse student body.
Seattle Pacific University provides reasonable accommodation to applicants. If
you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the application or
hiring process please contact the Human Resources Department at
(206)281-2809, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Notification must be given at least five
(5) working days before the accommodation is needed.
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 either a
master of science in nursing (MSN) or a doctor of nursing practice (DNP).
Graduate nursing specialty pathways for the DNP include advanced practice
(FNP, AGNP and AGCNS) and an MSN pathway for nurse educator. The program is
highly regarded by the surrounding regional healthcare community. Each of our
nursing programs is approved by the Washington State Nursing Quality Assurance
Commission and fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing
Seattle Pacific University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month
tenure track eligible faculty position in the Lydia Green Nursing Program in
the School of Health Sciences.
We are looking for a highly qualified faculty member for classroom and
clinical teaching in our concept-based, pre-licensure BSN curriculum. We
welcome applicants from all specialty backgrounds but especially those with
experience and expertise in the areas of adult health and illness,
particularly acute care.
While this faculty member will have teaching responsibilities primarily in the
undergraduate, pre-licensure program offered in an on-campus format.
Opportunities to teach in the nursing graduate (DNP) program may also be
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
Engaged advising /mentoring of students in coursework and professional
Active engagement in curriculum and program development
Participation in program review and accreditation reporting
Participation in faculty governance
Commitment to high professional standards
Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills
Experience in working effectively in a multicultural academic community.
Regular, nine (9)-month academic appointment with teaching responsibility
for approximately 33 academic quarter credits in addition to advising and
mentoring, curriculum and course development, individual scholarship, and
department/campus-related service opportunities.
Earned doctorate in Nursing or closely related discipline. At least one graduate-level degree must be in nursing. May consider candidates with Master's in Nursing who are currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral program.
Unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Washington by September 1, 2021 (or start date).
Board certification in a clinical specialty or nursing education is desirable, but not required.
Position will remain open until filled.
Academic rank to be determined based on qualifications. 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.
All SPU employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to
submit documentary proof of vaccination unless an exception applies. For more
information, see SPU's Vaccination Requirements FAQs webpage.
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.
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is
filled. The online application includes an official SPU application form, a
faith statement of approximately one page, a teaching philosophy statement of
approximately one page, and other supporting documents.