Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington Tacoma

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Position ID:UWT-Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences-HLNURS [#2149]
Position Title: Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer in Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
Position Location:Tacoma, Washington 98402, United States [map]
Subject Area: Nursing / Community Health
Appl Deadline:2012/12/03 finished (posted 2012/10/09, finished 2013/04/09, listed until 2013/04/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Nursing and Healthcare Leadership Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer

The Nursing and Healthcare Leadership Programs of the University of the Washington Tacoma are currently seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor, or Senior Lecturer, based on qualifications and interest. Applicants must have an earned doctorate by the time of appointment, produce evidence of active scholarship and experience teaching. If applicant is a licensed professional, must be eligible for licensure in Washington State. This nine-month appointment is effective September 16, 2013. The successful candidate will teach across programs, will engage in scholarship, and will participate in service activities.

The Nursing and Healthcare Leadership Programs currently offer three degrees: a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Healthcare Leadership, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), and a Master of Nursing (MN). The BA in Healthcare Leadership prepares non-nurse students for careers in leadership positions across a spectrum of healthcare settings, including healthcare organizations, government, and industry. The BSN is designed for learners who are registered nurses. The curriculum supports students in developing professionally. The MN program prepares RNs for practice in a range of settings as leaders, managers, care providers, and educators. Additionally, in collaboration with the Education Program, a new Doctorate in Educational Leadership (EdD) starts summer 2013 and includes a pathway for nurse educators.

Working within a growing, interdisciplinary institution, faculty have the opportunity to develop new nursing and healthcare leadership courses and engage in research. One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that is actively engaged in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound, with a strong theme of social justice and cultural diversity across programs. Located in award-winning, renovated warehouse buildings in Tacoma’s downtown urban core, UW Tacoma serves a diverse population of South Puget Sound students. For more information about UW Tacoma, see

To apply, submit a letter delineating interest in this position, qualifications, and research interests; a statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of teaching experience; an original syllabus that would be appropriate to teach in one of our programs; a curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references. Submit all application materials at

Screening of applications will begin on December 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Dr. Marjorie Dobratz at or 253-692-5676.

University of Washington Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
1900 Commerce Street, Box 358436
Tacoma, WA 98402

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