The University of Portland’s School of Nursing (nursing.up.edu) welcomes applications for full-time tenure-track nursing faculty at the assistant and associate professor levels. The priority areas of expertise are mental health, integrative health, acute and/or chronic care nursing of adults and children, simulation, and leadership. DNP-NPs are encouraged to apply. The School of Nursing values a diversity of backgrounds and intellectual perspectives that create an environment of rich student mentoring within a community of scholars. The undergraduate and doctoral programs are built on the interconnectedness of individual social needs, clinical care and community conditions.
Successful candidates will have a high level of enthusiasm and engagement in innovative pedagogy. The School of Nursing is ideally suited for candidates with a focus on cultivating human learning capacity. The School of Nursing implements state of the art simulation in ambulatory, acute, and telemedicine facilities.
These are full-time faculty positions at the assistant and associate professor level with benefits. Benefits include: medical & dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, sick time, tuition remission benefits starting after 90 days (employee) or 2 years (spouse and children) of employment, retirement contributions after 2 years of employment, and eligibility for the University’s home purchase assistance program. (Please note that eligibility for all University benefits is subject to applicable policies, practices, and requirements.)
These positions begin August 2021.
Undergraduate baccalaureate generalist nurse faculty job responsibilities include but are not limited to team teaching in a concept-based nursing curriculum across the lifespan and care continuum.
Graduate faculty job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching in the Doctor of Nursing Practice-Family Nurse Practitioner and/or Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Programs.
All faculty teach across programs, as well as assist students in achievement of course objectives, guide student interaction in course-related work groups, and grade coursework and provide feedback.
Educational, Experience & Licensing Requirements:
Required: Doctoral degree in Nursing or other health-related field (PhD, DNP, EdD).
Required for Nursing Faculty Positions: Active unencumbered license as an Oregon RN.
Preferred: National certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse (FNP, AGACNP or AGPCNP)
Preferred: 1-3 years of related practical/professional experience in a team-teaching concept-based curriculum.
Please submit the following PDF documents with your online application:
1. Cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your specific areas of expertise;
2. Curriculum vitae;
3. Research statement describing your scholarship;
4. Statement of teaching philosophy, including a discussion of how you have supported or would support the success of students of diverse backgrounds via teaching-related methodologies;
5. Statement describing efforts towards promoting diversity, equity and inclusion at both the individual and institutional levels.
6. List of three references with contact information.
To Apply: https://up.hiretouch.com/
Internal Number: 2
About University of Portland
The University of Portland is a thriving community of more than 4,000 students, who come from around the nation and the world, as well as over 1,000 faculty and staff. The University is located up on a bluff in a residential neighborhood overlooking the Willamette River and the city of Portland. The school’s location also is the inspiration for its nickname, “The Bluff.” The University administration, faculty and staff are committed to upholding equity and inclusion and to speaking out against institutional racism. The University acknowledges the land on which we rest was home to traditional village sites of Multnomah, Wasco, Cowlitz, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Bands of Chinook, Tualatin, Kalapuya, Molalla, and many other tribes who made their homes along the Columbia River creating communities and summer encampments to harvest and use the plentiful natural resources of the area. We are grateful to the original caretakers of this land. The School of Nursing values integrity, compassion, academic excellence, social justice, self-care, and lifelong learning. We are a community driven to attain transformative change through inspiration, innovation, and resilience. The SON offers Bachelor o...f Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health and Wellness degrees. The SON is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.