Closing date: Review of applications will begin
January 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Position title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
Saint Martin’s University invites applications and nominations for a
collaborative, dynamic nurse educator to join an innovative, new
RN-to-BSN program. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the
development, implementation and evaluation of an RN-to-BSN curriculum
grounded in the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Nursing Education and
informed by the IOM Report on the Future of Nursing. The RN-to-BSN
program is an academic program within the College of Arts and Sciences,
which provides rich opportunities for interdisciplinary engagement.
Unique aspects of the program include an elective course in traditional
Chinese medicine and evidence-based practice and options for study
abroad. There is collaboration with area community colleges and dual
admission for their students to the RN-to-BSN program. This is a
full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant
professor rank. There is also the possibility of additional summer
teaching. The desired start date for the position is August 2014, with
adjunct appointment prior to that date possible.
- Teach core and elective nursing courses in a manner congruent with the
mission and goals of the program
- Work closely with the program director to create and develop academic and
- Demonstrate a focused program of research and scholarship
- Participate in service to the university, community and profession
- Contribute to the attainment of CCNE accreditation and the implementation,
evaluation and review of a 5-year plan for the program
- Advise students and carry out other faculty responsibilities as required by
- Earned doctorate in nursing, public health, human services or related field,
with at least one graduate degree (master’s or doctorate) in nursing
- Unrestricted RN Licensure in Washington State at the time of hire and during
- Demonstrated ability to engage in teaching, service and scholarly activity
commensurate with general tenure-track requirements of the college and
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across disciplines and with
- Commitment to the Institute of Medicine recommendations on the future of
- Willingness to support the Catholic, Benedictine tradition of Saint Martin’s
- Experience in curriculum development
- Experience and/or interest in working with diverse populations
- Experience and/or academic interest in community health, care coordination,
ethics and/or leadership
- Experience with web-based learning management systems
- Experience teaching in an RN-to-BSN and pre-licensure nursing programs
Required Application Materials:
- A letter expressing interest in being considered for the position and
addressing the position requirements.
- An up-to-date curriculum vitae.
- A list of three references who can speak to your qualifications, including
full telephone and email contact information.
- Saint Martin's University requires final candidates to review the
university's mission statement and values. Finalists must write a brief
statement which highlights how the candidate's work will contribute to the
mission and values of Saint Martin's University. To better understand the
Catholic, Benedictine Values in an educational environment," we are providing a
link to a well written article on the subject:
- Copies of transcripts indicating degree confirmation. Official transcripts
will be required of the successful candidate.
- If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your
authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be
finalized. Please print the
background check authorization form and bring it with you to the interview.
Materials should be sent to Kimberly Wilson, College of Arts and Sciences,
Saint Martin’s University, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey, WA 98503. Electronic
submission in .pdf format to
firstname.lastname@example.org is preferred.
Ms. Wilson may be reached by telephone at (360) 412-6148.
Questions and inquiries may be directed to Dr. Louise Kaplan, Director,
Nursing Program and Associate Professor of Nursing, by email (email@example.com)
or telephone at (360) 412-6129.
The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment
opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and
objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in
employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs,
policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs
on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona
fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status,
national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.
Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the
basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other
inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the
Associate Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503
Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of
1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated
the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for
coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact
the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room
3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.