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Pacific Lutheran University

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Assistant professor - adult health
Tacoma, Wa

Pacific Lutheran University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Nursing to teach Adult Health beginning September 1, 2012, in a School of Nursing with over 350 full-time undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Responsible for teaching in the BSN and/or MSN Nursing programs; ensuring programs meet university, professional, and accreditation standards; and curriculum development.

Qualifications: Advanced nursing degree and doctorate in nursing or related field (Ph.D., Clinical Doctorate, DNP, DNSc, DNS, DSN, Dr.P.H, or Ed.D) required. ABD will be considered, but doctorate must be in hand by September 1, 2012.  Must be eligible for Washington State RN licensure as well as student-centered, professionally oriented, and committed to scholarship. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, relevant professional experience, and competitive for comprehensive I universities. 

Applicants should submit an application including cover letter, vitae, resume, and unofficial transcripts of graduate work online at  Two letters of reference should also be sent on your behalf via mail or emailed as a PDF to:

Dr. Terry Miller, School of Nursing,
Pacific Lutheran University,
Tacoma, WA 98447

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

For more information, please visit us on the web at or contact Dr. Miller at or 253-535-7674.


Pacific Lutheran University is a comprehensive university of 3500 students that offers a challenging curriculum integrating the liberal arts with professional programs.  A globally-focused university committed to building a diverse educational community, PLU enjoys a healthy and progressive relationship with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


posted january 2012