The Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics Department within The University of Washington School of Nursing invites applications for a full time, 9-month tenure-track nursing faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. 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) and involving a diverse population 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 is committed to building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University of Washington makes it a priority to recruit and retain faculty whose research, teaching and service enhances diversity, and in turn brings excellence For the UW, diversity initiatives pertain to groups or individuals with differences in culture or background, including, but not limited to, race, sex, gender identity, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disability, nationality, religion, and military status. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion.
Priority consideration will be given to those whose materials are received by November 30, 2017. To apply, please send a letter of interest (3 pages maximum), including a summary of research (current and pending), research goals, discussion of match of research program with the BNHI research focus areas; teaching experience and philosophy, and diversity activities. Please also provide curriculum vitae. Send information to Dr. Margaret Heitkemper, Professor and Chair, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems. Direct materials to:
Assistant to the Chair, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
Interested individuals are directed to contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Elizabeth Bridges (firstname.lastname@example.org), with questions about the position.
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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.