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Simulated Health Center Instructor
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 a full-time Simulated Health Center Instructor to join its diverse team. Forward-thinking, creative faculty with expertise in clinical teaching, psychomotor skills, nursing education, simulation, informatics and/or clinical technology are encouraged to apply. 

This is a full-time faculty position 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 March 23, 2020 and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Faculty joining the School of Nursing's Simulated Health Center will participate in multiple on-campus clinical settings and will have a range of teaching duties unique to these settings that would include, but are not limited to, the following:

Direct delivery of skills-focused content designed to facilitate the practice of psychomotor skills that support the student, curriculum and School of Nursing.

Facilitate simulation and debriefing sessions in an evidence-based manner that supports the simulation’s objectives and the psychological safety of the participating students.


Educational, Experience & Licensing Requirements:

- Required: A Master's degree in Nursing or enrolled in a Master's degree program by the time of employment.

- Required: Eligible for Oregon RN licensure.
- Preferred: Nursing Education or equivalent experience.

Additionally, simulation experience is not required, but preferred.

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. List of three references with contact information.

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, References, 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.