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Assistant Professor- Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing

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School / Campus / College: School of Nursing

Organization: Family and Child Nursing

Title: Assistant Professor- Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing at the University of Washington, invites applications for a full-time 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in Autumn 2020.

The Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing is committed to nursing that promotes wellness, social justice, and health equity for diverse individuals, families, and communities. Successful candidates must be committed to teaching and mentoring in undergraduate and graduate clinical programs. We seek candidates whose teaching, research, and service demonstrate a willingness to work collaboratively across disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds, and who demonstrate the potential to develop and sustain a program of funded research.

The school excels at supporting research and fostering the academic and professional growth of faculty and students.  The School is home to several research centers, including the Center for Global Health Nursing, the Barnard Center for Infant Mental Health and Development, the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging, the Center for Innovation in Sleep Self-Management, and the Northwest Roybal Center for Translational Research on Aging. Faculty also have productive partnerships with Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the Refugee Women’s Alliance, Public Health Seattle-King County, and Washington State Children’s Administration, among others.

The nationally ranked School of Nursing is home to BSN, DNP, and PhD degree programs, covering a wide range of specialties. The University of Washington is an internationally ranked public university serving diverse 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 an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Washington is known for the benefits offered (see and commitment to achieving work/life balance. In accordance with the University’s expressed commitment to excellence and equity, faculty scholarship, research, teaching, and service contributions that address diversity and equal opportunity may be included among the qualifications for appointment and promotion.


Candidates with an earned PhD in nursing science or a related field are eligible to apply. Eligibility for an RN license in Washington State is required for this position; preference will be given to those who have completed a post-doctoral fellowship by 09/15/2020


Applicants should provide a formal letter of interest indicating teaching and research interests, noting how their academic experiences have prepared them to support the School of Nursing’s mission and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, applicants should include their curriculum vitae, two scholarly publications, and, if available, evaluations of recently taught courses. Applicants should be prepared to provide the names and contact information of three external evaluators, if requested by the department chair. Preference given to applications received before December 1, 2019.

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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Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian,
staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint
( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code
recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal
opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and
responsibilities (