Washington State University Vancouver and the College of Nursing invite applications for a tenured/tenure-track position as a nurse scientist and educator at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The candidate selected for this position will be on the faculty in the College of Nursing. Rank and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications.
The program at Washington State University Vancouver offers a: 1) RN to BSN completion program; 2) master of nursing (MN) program with specialization as an advanced population health nurse (tracks include nurse educator, nurse leader, and an individualized option) and 3) DNP program with specialization as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, or a Population Health Nurse.
Duties: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor will be responsible for: • Teaching undergraduate, master and/or doctoral students. • Advising undergraduate and graduate students. • Participating in research team-building by complementing or augmenting current areas of faculty research. • Maintaining an ongoing program of research. • Publishing and presenting research findings. • Serving on graduate student committees. • Providing service to the university community and profession.
WSU Vancouver is an inclusive, innovative, non-residential research university dedicated to offering premier undergraduate and graduate educational and research experiences. Situated on 351 scenic acres, WSU Vancouver is in the homeland of the Chinookan and Taidnapam peoples and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. WSU Vancouver is located in Vancouver, WA in the southwest region of Washington State.
A part of the Portland, OR metro area, Vancouver offers a wealth of cultural and recreational interests including visual and performing arts, identity-specific community events, professional sports teams, farmers markets and nature trails. With a population of approximately 300,000, the Greater Vancouver Area has been experiencing significant growth from increasing diversity across social identities to expansion of the downtown waterfront community. Access to a number of nearby attractions is facilitated by Vancouver’s central location. The Oregon coast, Cascade mountain range, and Seattle are within 2.5 hours of Vancouver by car. It’s a short flight from Portland International Airport (PDX) to other nearby major cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reno and Vancouver, BC.
WSU Vancouver is one of five campuses that comprise Washington State University, Washington’s land-grant university and a Tier 1 research institution. As the second largest campus in the WSU system, and the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is an equity-minded campus that enjoys extraordinary community support and is committed to developing areas of academic and research excellence that fulfill regional needs. The campus currently offers 22 bachelor’s degrees, 9 master’s degrees, and 3 doctoral degrees with more than 100 tenure line faculty. A personal atmosphere, small classes, and interaction with world-class faculty attracts 3,500 students. To learn more about the university visit www.vancouver.wsu.edu.
1) An earned PhD in nursing or related field by the time of hire. 2) Demonstrated ability to design and conduct studies addressing salient nursing and health care issues related to College of Nursing research foci. 3) Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and the reduction of health disparities.
1) Clinical expertise, including eligibility for RN licensure in Washington State. 2) Demonstrated experience in teaching and advising graduate and/or undergraduate students. 3) Demonstrated experience with technology assisted education modalities. 4) Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations and/or students. 5) Demonstrated teaching and research expertise in technology-based data-driven individual and public health outcome research. 6) Demonstrated leadership experience.
1) a cover letter discussing education and experience as related to the required and preferred qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement on equity and diversity (guidelines found at https://admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/sites/admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/files/Diversity%20Statement%20Guidelines.pdf) will need to be uploaded as “other” 4) names and contact information for four professional references.
About Washington State University Vancouver
As a vital, vibrant institution in Southwest Washington, Washington State University Vancouver was established in 1989 to enrich the intellectual, social and cultural life of the citizens of the region. Nearly 3,000 students are provided with opportunities to pursue 20 bachelor's degrees, nine master's degrees, and two doctoral degrees in more than 37 fields of student.
Washington State University, Vancouver is located in scenic Vancouver, Washington on the north bank of the Columbia River, 10 miles north of Portland. Vancouver is the fourth largest city in the state, with a population of 162,000. For more information visit http://admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/marketing-and-communications/fact-sheet