College of Nursing, Advanced Practice Faculty (FNP and PMHNP)

Washington State University

College of Nursing, Advanced Practice Faculty (FNP and PMHNP)

Available Title(s):
164-NN_FACULTY – Clinical Assistant Professor – Career, 165-NN_FACULTY – Clinical Associate Professor – Career, 166-NN_FACULTY – Clinical Professor – Career

Business Title:
College of Nursing, Advanced Practice Faculty (FNP and PMHNP)

Employee Type:
Faculty

Time Type:
Full time

Position Term:
9 Month

Position Details:

The College of Nursing at Washington State University Tri-Cities (WSU Tri-Cities) is currently seeking to fill two clinical career-track faculty positions, one for each of the following advanced nursing practice programs:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

The College of Nursing offers undergraduate and graduate programs in nursing to over 1,000 students system-wide at campuses in Spokane, Vancouver, Tri-Cities, and Yakima.

Our faculty are passionate about teaching and working with students in a variety of settings across the nursing programs that we offer. The College of Nursing at WSU Tri-Cities offers 1) Prelicensure BSN, 2) RN to BSN, 3) Masters of Nursing (MN), 4) Doctor of Nursing Practice-Family Nurse Practitioner, 5) Doctor of Nursing Practice-Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

We seek faculty with clinical expertise and scholarly focus that will contribute to our strengths in teaching nursing in the following areas: primary care across the lifespan, family practice, acute care, pediatrics, obstetrics, mental health, behavioral and community health.

WSU Tri-Cities is committed to creating a student-ready campus, marked by academic excellence, career-connected learning, and social belonging. This commitment is informed by our belief that all students, faculty, and staff contribute value to our campus culture. We ascribe to an assets-based framework for understanding and celebrating difference and are deeply committed to closing equity gaps where they exist. We are proud that almost half of our students are first in their family to attend college and almost half of our students identify as students of color. We believe that this diversity is a great strength in the classroom and across the many co-curricular activities in which WSU Tri-Cities students participate and lead.

Additional faculty and staff positions in the WSU Tri-Cities College of Nursing are available on WSU Jobs.

Clinical faculty are responsible for:

  • Teaching undergraduate, masters, and/or doctoral students in didactic, clinical, and laboratory courses.
  • Advising undergraduate and/or graduate students.
  • Maintaining an ongoing program of scholarship.
  • Disseminating scholarly findings.
  • Serving on graduate students’ committees.
  • Providing service to the department, College of Nursing, and university communities as well as the nursing profession.
  • The responsibilities for all ranks include 80% teaching, 10% scholarship, and 10% professional and university service.

Required Qualifications for Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, and Clinical Professor Ranks:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice or other related doctorate at time of hire.
  • Current national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • At least 2 years of full-time clinical practice.
  • Meet eligibility requirements for RN licensure and ARNP licensure with prescriptive authority in the state of Washington.

Additional required qualifications for Clinical Associate Professor Rank

  • Currently serving in the rank of an Associate Professor or equivalent at a post-secondary institution, or;
  • Typically, at least five (5) years of academic teaching experience as well as academic and professional service.; and at least five (5) years of clinical scholarship including refereed publications, presentation at national conferences, and/or contribution to professional guideline development.

Additional required qualifications for Clinical Professor Rank

  • Currently serving in the rank of a Full Professor or equivalent at a post-secondary institution, or;
  • Typically, at least ten (10) years of teaching and scholarship, including national and/or international publications, funded clinical projects and/or research; and held leadership positions in national and/or international professional organizations.

Preferred Qualifications for all Ranks:

  • Experience in teaching didactic and clinical courses and advising graduate and/or undergraduate nursing students.
  • Experience with technology-assisted education modalities.
  • Experience working with diverse populations and/or students.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize practice-based research studies to address salient nursing and health care issues.
  • Nursing leadership experience and engagement in professional nursing organizations.
  • Interdisciplinary/ interprofessional collaboration in practice and/or education
  • Experience as a preceptor for prelicensure Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN), family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), and/or Psychiatric Mental Health nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) students.

Additional Information:

Area/College:

WSU Tri-Cities College of Nursing

City, State, Zip:

Richland, Washington 99532

Department Link:

https://tricities.wsu.edu/nursing/

Annual 9-month Academic Salary:

Clinical Assistant Professor Rank: $90,258

Clinical Associate Professor Rank: $102,625

Clinical Professor Rank: $120,162

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty please review the summary of benefits for WSU Faculty and Total Compensation.

FTE:

100%

Overtime Eligibility:

Ineligible

Tenure Track:

Non- tenure Track

Position Type:

Fixed term, Career Track

Temporary Position:

This is a temporary, fixed term, career track appointment which is intended to be renewed annually dependent upon performance, funding, and mutual agreement.

Position Term:

9 months. The position will follow the academic year; August 16, 2024 to May 15, 2025.

Posting Close Date:

This position will close June 30, 2024 at 11:59pm. The screening of applicants will begin immediately.

It is anticipated that the successful candidates will begin their appointment as soon as August 16, 2024.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions:

  • Applicants must upload the following list of documents to their online application.
  • Only electronic application materials submitted through WSU Jobs will be considered.
  • All documents must be attached before submitting.
  • Applicants are unable to edit their applications once submitted.
  • Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files.
  • Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible.

External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application.

Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.

Required Documents:

1) Curriculum Vitae

2) Cover Letter, including the position rank and specialty sought

3) Teaching Statement

4) Diversity Statement (Guidelines: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Guidelines-for-Contributions-to-Equity-Diversity-and-Inclusion-Statements-1.pdf)

5) Contact information for three (3) professional references

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Christina Chacon, WSU Tri-Cities Nursing Academic Director, at christina.chacon@wsu.edu.

Additional Information:

A Carnegie R1 highest-research-activity land-grant university, Washington State University is one of the nation’s top 60 public research universities according to U.S. News and World Report. WSU conducts transformational research and provides world-class education to a diverse student population of approximately 30,000 students statewide. Founded in Pullman in 1890, WSU today consists of four campuses: Pullman (~24,000 students), Spokane (~1,200 students), Tri-Cities (~2,000 students), and Vancouver (~3,000 students). This multi-campus system shares one central administration and one faculty. The various campuses operate as units of one single state-wide university campus, according to WSU’s philosophy of one faculty that is geographically distributed. Additional information about the appeal of joining WSU may be found at https://www.wsujobs.com/ As a land-grant institution, Washington State University strongly values diversity among its faculty, staff and students and is committed to excellence in research, learning, and outreach to all constituents.

WSU’s Tri-Cities campus is in Richland, WA on the west banks of the majestic Columbia River. In this region, Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco make up the Tri-Cities, Washington. The campus draws from a regional population of approximately 260,000, and is expanding its reach both nationally and internationally, also benefiting from a newly-renovated airport. The growing campus has approximately 2,000 students who are served by nearly 90 full-time and 250 adjunct faculty members, many of whom are full-time researchers and scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory or local science and engineering firms. WSU Tri-Cities is experiencing a time of unprecedented growth and development. Legislative support, tremendous community leadership and backing, and partnerships with businesses and community organizations have resulted in many exciting new and expanded initiatives in dynamic student engagement, research, and community collaborations. Visit https://tricities.wsu.edu/ for more information.

News and World report consistently ranks our graduate programs among the top 40 in the U.S. with our DNP program currently ranked as #28 and our MN program ranked as 39. Our BSN pre-licensure program graduates more than 280 students annually and is the top producer of RNs in Washington. Our alumni and faculty are recognized for their contributions to research and scholarship, clinical practice, service and leadership at local, regional, state and national levels.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

To apply, visit https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/job/Richland-WA/College-of-Nursing–Advanced-Practice-Faculty–FNP-and-PMHNP-_R-11848

Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.

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