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Job ID: 102389

Washington State University

  • Jan. 18, 2018
  • n/a
  • Washington State University
    Pullman, WA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Nursing - General
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Washington State University College of Nursing, Spokane, Washington is seeking exceptional faculty applicants to contribute to our established research strengths in 1) Health Disparities; 2) Behavioral Health; 3) Chronic Conditions; 4) Community and Environmental Health; 5) Patient Care, Quality and Safety.

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) a pre-licensure baccalaureate program, (b) RN to BSN program, (c) Master of Nursing (MN) and post-master's certificate program, and (d) doctoral programs culminating in DNP or PhD degrees. Our faculty, and alumni of our programs, are recognized throughout the nation for their sound research, clinical skills and ability to practice evidence-based nursing.

Washington State University's Health Sciences Spokane is an urban campus centrally located near downtown Spokane in the University District. WSU Health Sciences Spokane prepares the state's future generations of nurses, pharmacists, physicians and other health professionals, and houses world-class research that leads to healthier people and communities. WSU has worked closely with Spokane's business, healthcare, and nonprofit leaders for 25 years to establish a vibrant campus. WSU Health Sciences Spokane embraces a culture of interprofessional health care education, research, and practice that focuses on community partnerships.

Spokane offers abundant natural beauty, four distinct seasons and 171 sunny days each year. Located in Eastern Washington, 18 miles from Idaho, 280 miles from Seattle and 110 miles from the Canadian border, Spokane is the largest city between Minneapolis and Seattle and a major center for health care. For more information about the College of Nursing and the open positions go to

Description of Positions:

The faculty member will be responsible for: 1) contributing to the College's research mission by building new and/or complementing existing research teams, 2) maintaining an ongoing, extramurally-funded program of research, 3) publishing and presenting research findings nationally and internationally, 4) teaching undergraduate, master's and/or doctoral students, 5) advising undergraduate and graduate students, 6) serving on master's and doctoral committees, and 7) providing service to the university, community and profession of nursing.

Tenure-track/tenured position openings are at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. Salary, rank and tenure status are dependent upon experience and qualifications.



1. A doctoral degree in nursing or a related discipline by date of hire.

2. Demonstrated ability to design and conduct studies addressing salient nursing and health care issues congruent with College of Nursing areas of research distinction.

3. Experience as an educator.


1. Licensed or eligible for RN licensure in Washington State.

2. Eligible for certification as a family nurse practitioner or psychiatric nurse practitioner in Washington State.

3. Experience in teaching and advising graduate and/or undergraduate students. Experience with technology assisted education modalities.

4. Commitment to diversity, addressing social determinants of health and the reduction of health disparities.

5. Demonstrated capacities to build productive interdisciplinary research teams, earn external funding, publish in peer reviewed journals, and mentor faculty.

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The online application requires:

1) a cover letter discussing education and experience as related to the required and preferred qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact information for four professional references.

Due Dates: Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and continue until suitable candidates are identified or until April 15, 2018. Start dates are negotiable but generally are August 16 or January 1. This posting may be used to fill multiple positions.

WSU Spokane is a tobacco-free campus.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special needs/disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.


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