Assistant or Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies

  • University of Washington Bothell
  • Bothell, Washington, USA
  • Dec 02, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

Position Description

The School of Nursing and Health Studies (SNHS) at the University of Washington Bothell invites applications for 1 full-time (100% FTE), 9 month, tenure track position commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is a state-funded position. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

The University of Washington Bothell is the fastest growing and most diverse campus in Washington State. According to a recent poll by CNBC, UW Bothell ranks #2 in the nation for public colleges that provide the biggest return on investment. We are an interdisciplinary institution, and the SNHS offers faculty the opportunity to develop and engage in creative and innovative approaches to health-related courses and scholarship. Our academic programs are poised for exciting new directions in the coming years. The School of Nursing and Health Studies offers the following degrees: 1) an RN-BSN degree, 2) a Masters of Nursing (MN) emphasizing education, leadership, and community/global health, and 3) a BA degree in Health Studies emphasizing population/community health and social justice.

All faculty are expected to contribute across our three degree programs and synergize with the department's substantive foci in behavioral health, leadership, and/or community/public health. We offer classes in a variety of formats including classroom-based, hybrid and online. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in transformational learning, innovative pedagogy and engaged scholarship in an inclusive and interdisciplinary culture of learning. For details about our curricula, please consult our website (

The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington and in the nation. In 2019, the U.S. News and World Report ranked our MN program as one of the best graduate programs among public universities in the nation. We offer a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and approximately half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along the wetlands and a river north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond. Diversity is a core value of the SNHS and UWB. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our Diversity Statement

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our faculty and staff are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. They not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 


We welcome all substantive areas of nursing. Candidates must have either (1) an earned doctorate or foreign equivalent in Nursing, or (2) an earned doctorate or foreign equivalent in another health-related field and a BSN or MN degree, or foreign equivalent, from an accredited program. Candidates must also have an established record of research and teaching, and a Washington State nursing license or qualifications to obtain one. Successful candidates will show meaningful engagement with diversity in previous teaching, mentoring, and/or service, and evidence of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their courses and scholarship.


Salary is commensurate with experience. The position begins September 2020. The priority application deadline is January 12, 2020, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy, research goals, a diversity statement, and the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three professional references. The selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check. Please submit your materials electronically to Interfolio. For more information please visit our website at or contact search committee chair, Dr. Mabel Ezeonwu (, with questions regarding this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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