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Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty, School of Nursing
Provost's Office
School of Nursing
Full Time Faculty
Full time
Full time faculty

The University of Portland’s School of Nursing (nursing.up.edu) welcomes applications for full-time tenure-track nursing and integrative health and wellness faculty positions. The priority areas of expertise are faculty from health and wellness disciplines with a team partnership perspective in education. 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 baccalaureate 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 through mentoring students. The School of Nursing implements state of the art simulation in ambulatory, acute and telemedicine facilities.

These are full-time faculty positions 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.)

This posting was posted as of August 2, 2019 and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  


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.

Undergraduate baccalaureate integrative health and wellness faculty job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching a holistic approach to delivery of health care, health coaching, and community organizing to help communities attain optimal health outcomes.

Graduate faculty job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching in the Doctor or Nursing Practice-Family Nurse Practitioner Program.

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 AGNP)
- 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;

2. Curriculum vitae;

3. 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;

4. Research statement describing your scholarship;

5. List of three references with contact information.

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, References, Research Statement, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Notice of University requirements regarding offers of employment and background investigations: Offers of employment by the University are in in writing and signed by the head of the Office of Human Resources and the President, the Provost, or a Vice President. Any offers of employment that do not meet these requirements are not final and are contingent on final approval by Human Resources and receipt of a written offer of employment that meets the previously-stated requirements. A background investigation process is required before final hiring procedures can be completed for all faculty and staff positions. Any offers received before a background investigation is successfully completed are not final and are contingent on successful completion of a background investigation.


For those requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: Applicants who have a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation regarding the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources (503) 943-8484.


The University’s mission and EEO statement: Founded in 1901, the University of Portland is a private, comprehensive, Catholic university with a mission of teaching and learning, faith and formation, service and leadership. The University of Portland is an equal opportunity employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The University of Portland does not discriminate in its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs, or employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by and consistent with the law. Please see the University’s full Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Policy here: https://www.up.edu/disclosures/nondiscrimination-policy.html.