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Assistant Teaching Professor Doctor of Nursing Practice- Population Health and Systems Leadership Program

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School / Campus / College: School of Nursing

Organization: Child, Family & Population Health Nursing

Title: Assistant Teaching Professor Doctor of Nursing Practice- Population Health and Systems Leadership Program

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Position Description

Join the faculty in the University of Washington School of Nursing’s Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing in shaping an equitable, just, and healthy future for all.


We are looking for candidates at the Assistant Teaching Professor rank (Teaching Track). The successful candidate will be expected to engage in teaching and mentoring in the Doctor of Nursing Practice- Population Health and Systems Leadership (PHSL) track.


The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively across disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds. The successful candidate will be expected to teach—didactic and clinical courses, advise and mentor students, advising student capstone committees, connected teaching, and program-building with the PHSL faculty team. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor and prepare an undergraduate and graduate student body that reflects the increasingly diverse general and patient populations of the U.S. with the passion and promise to eliminate health inequalities. The successful applicant will be expected to actively bolster our efforts to advance health equity through our curriculum, scholarship, service and practice. The nationally ranked University of Washington School of Nursing offers Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP; covering a range of practice specialties), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs.

This is a 1-year appointment (renewable), with a minimum of 50% FTE, and not tenure eligible. This position may be eligible for permanent residence sponsorship for 100% FTE employment. The position term is 9-months and the anticipated start date is 09/16/2022.


The University of Washington School of Nursing endorses the Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity report’s recognition that Nursing has a major role in aligning public health, health care, social services, and public policies to eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity.  The report also notes that nurses must incorporate a health equity lens learned in academic education and points out that the decade ahead demands a more diverse nursing workforce prepared to address systemic inequities that fuel health inequalities. The Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing, committed to promoting wellness and health equity for children, women, and families across the lifespan from primary to acute and palliative care, and from prevention to recovery, is excited about the opportunity to elevate collective scholarly and practice expertise across various specialty areas in nursing and related disciplines to support our school’s commitment to achieving health equity.


The Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing excels at supporting research and fostering the academic and professional growth of faculty and students. The school’s Office of Nursing Research provides a comprehensive administrative infrastructure that supports faculty development as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaborations, educational initiatives, and mutually enriching community/academic partnerships. The Office of Nursing Research also oversees the school’s research centers, including the Center for Global Health Nursing, Barnard Center for Infant Mental Health and Development, de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging, Center for Innovation in Sleep Self-Management, and Center for Antiracism in Nursing. Faculty also have partnerships with Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the Refugee Women’s Alliance, Public Health Seattle-King County, and Washington State Children’s Administration, among others.

The University of Washington is an internationally ranked public university serving diverse students, faculty and staff, committed to educating and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. Our academic community includes 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries.

The University of Washington is known for the benefits offered (see and commitment to achieving work/life balance.

The University of Washington is located in Seattle, a vibrant metropolitan center with increasingly diverse racial, ethnic, and immigrant communities.  The region’s Cascade Mountains, Puget Sound beaches and waterways offers an unmatched wealth of outdoor activities and cultural attractions.


The candidate is required to be able to secure a registered nurse (RN) license in Washington State. Candidates must have an earned Masters or Doctoral degree and active participation in professional and community activities. Previous teaching experience preferred.



Applicants must provide a formal letter of interest indicating teaching interests, noting prior teaching experiences, how their training, preparation, and experience support the school’s and department’s missions as well as a letter showing expressed, demonstrated commitment to antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion Applicants must also include their up-to-date curriculum vitae, two scholarly publications, a diversity equity and inclusion letter that expresses, demonstrated commitment to antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion and, if available, evaluations of recently taught courses. Applicants should be prepared to provide names and contact information for 3 references, if requested. First consideration will be given to materials received by December 1, 2021. To apply, please send application materials by email attachment to both Dr. Mayumi Willgerodt, Associate Professor and Chair, Search Committee ( and Grace Biggs, Assistant to the Chair, Family & Child Nursing ( )

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