Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Washington State University in Spokane Washington

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Washington State University

Spokane, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

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.

The faculty member will be responsible for: 1) building new research teams while complementing or augmenting current areas of faculty research; 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.

Required 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.

  • Psychology; medicine; public health; sociology; criminal justice; social work; health policy; health sciences research; prevention science; health economics; health services research; health communication; anthropology; neuroscience; physiology; psychopharmacology; pharmacy; neurosciences; design.

Preferred Qualifications

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.
4) Experience with technology assisted education modalities.
5) Demonstrated commitment to diversity, addressing social determinants of health and the reduction of health disparities.
6) Demonstrated capacity to build productive interdisciplinary research teams, mentor junior faculty, earn external funding, and publish in peer reviewed journals.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

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; © 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

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special 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.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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