Summary of Duties: Washington State University Tri-Cities is seeking exceptional Doctorate-level educated applicants - prepared as Family Nurse Practitioners, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Leaders - to fill four (4) vacant faculty positions in the College of Nursing and contribute to our pre-licensure baccalaureate program, RN to BSN program, master of nursing (MN) and post-master's certificate program, as well as the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program. Clinical Faculty members will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students, serving on master's thesis/clinical project committees, advising undergraduate and/or graduate students, participating in clinical scholarship, and providing service to the university, community and profession of nursing.
Required Qualifications: Earned Doctorate (DNP or PhD) in Nursing or other health care profession
Expertise in area of instruction
Demonstrated commitment to clinical practice and scholarship
A commitment to diversity, social justice, and the reduction of health disparities
Licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Washington
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.