Job Overview

Multiple Positions in an Interdisciplinary School:  Assistant Professor

University of Washington Bothell

School of Nursing & Health Studies


The University of Washington Bothell is the fastest growing and most diverse campus in Washington State. We are an interdisciplinary institution, and our faculty have the opportunity to develop and engage in creative and innovative approaches to health-related courses and in scholarship.  This year, the School of Nursing and Health Studies (NHS) invites applications for 3 full-time, 9 month Assistant Professor positions.  All positions are state-funded, hard money positions. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.


  • Assistant Professor:  These are 9-month appointment tenure-track positions. Candidates must have demonstrated competence in teaching and evidence of an active research program.


Our faculty have a wide range of backgrounds including: nursing, genetics, public/global health, epidemiology, human growth & development, family studies, gerontology, and anthropology. We seek to expand that diversity. In particular, we anticipate hiring new faculty with expertise in Health Economics/Finance; Health Administration; Health Education; Health Communication; Informatics; Nursing, and particularly Advanced Practice Nursing with emphasis in Gerontology,  End-of Life care, or Chronic and Acute Care; Health Policy; Community Health; and/or Ethics.. We encourage applications from candidates with a range of research interest in health-related fields and candidates without an RN are viewed as competitive and are encouraged to apply.


Our programs are poised for exciting new growth in the coming years. The School of Nursing and Health Studies offers 1) a RN-BSN degree, 2) a Masters of Nursing emphasizing education and leadership, and 3) a BA degree in Health Studies emphasizing public, community, and global health, and leadership. All faculty are expected to contribute across our three degree programs. While most of our teaching is classroom-based, we are expanding our hybrid and online course offerings. For details about our curricula, please consult our website (


Candidates for all positions will have an earned doctorate or foreign equivalent. The University of Washington has an expressed commitment to scholarly research, teaching, and service contributions that address diversity and equal opportunity, which are valued and considered for appointment and promotion. The School of Nursing and Health Studies is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations and have the skills to help students with diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds to succeed. We strongly encourage applications from men, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


Salary is commensurate with experience.  Positions begin September 2015 and will remain open until filled with a priority deadline of December 1, 2014.  Please submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, description of research and/or scholarship interests (where applicable), and names, addresses, email, and phone numbers of three professional references. Please submit your materials electronically in a single PDF file to Rita Johnson:  For more information please visit our website at Additionally, you may contact our Associate Dean, Dr. Selina Mohammed, with questions regarding these positions at


University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.