Oregon Health & Science University

School of Nursing Undergraduate Faculty - Ashland Campus

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Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
School of Nursing - Ashland Campus
Salary Range
Posting Pay: $82,366 - $138,834 dependent on rank; rank is commensurate with education and experience and in alignment with internal equity. Mid-career professionals should expect to be placed at or near the mid-point.
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The OHSU School of Nursing in Ashland is located on the Southern Oregon University campus, a nationally renowned liberal arts and science college located in the foothills of the Siskiyou Mountains. Ashland is 286 miles from Portland. This campus offers three programs: two to complete the Bachelor of Science with a Major in Nursing degree and a third to complete an Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's program (Family Nurse Practitioner).


Faculty participate fully in the teaching mission of the School of Nursing; specific activities and responsibilities are based on rank. Faculty can expect to be hired at the ranks of Lecturer through Assistant Professor, though may be hired at a higher rank with extensive academic experience. Ranks are based on education and experience. Faculty members are also expected to participate in service to the school, including student advising.


Faculty ranks are as follows: 

Lecturer (BSN or equivalent): $82,366 - $91,212

Instructor (MSN or equivalent): $91,366 - $110,324

Assistant Professor (MSN/DNP or equivalent): $97,778 - $138,834

Function/Duties of Position

Clinical Activities

  • Plans and supervises student lab and/or clinical experiences or practice based on teaching assignment.

Scholarly Activities

  • Participates in scholarly activities based on faculty rank.

Education Activities

  • Provides effective didactic instruction based on teaching assignment using appropriate instructional technologies to ensure that course outcomes are met.
  • Participates collaboratively in the development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum.
  • Mentors and advises students. 

Service Activities

  • These activities could include faculty meetings, committee membership, professional activities and other responsibilities as assigned by the Program or Academic Director.
  • Participates in faculty governance; additional engagement based on rank. 

Administrative Activities

  • As negotiated.

Other Activities

  • The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.

Required Qualifications


  • Master's degree in nursing, OR

  • Bachelor's degree may be accepted on a provisional basis.


  • Three years of clinical practice experience required, OR
  • Two years may be accepted on a provisional basis.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Doctorate preferred. A doctorate is required for ranks of Assistant Professor or higher.


  • Teaching experience at the baccalaureate level or higher.

Additional Details



As one of Portland’s largest and premier employers, OHSU is committed to providing comprehensive, affordable, and customizable benefits for our employees. OHSU’s medical plans offer comprehensive coverage with access to the best physicians and hospitals, including the award-winning care we provide at OHSU. Most full-time employees do not pay any amount for employee-only coverage for medical, dental, and vision coverage. Our total rewards package includes 26 days of PTO*, 9 paid holidays*, employee discount programs and options for tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, and retirement plans in addition to many other benefits. Most faculty positions are eligible for relocation assistance.


*Prorated based on FTE.


As part of the qualifications requirement, the following Core Competencies are expected of all OHSU employees regardless of their position within the organization. 

Accountability: Ability to establish mutual agreements that result in clear responsibility, taking personal action to accomplish an agreed result and assuming personal responsibility for the results of behavior and actions.


Integrity: Actions are consistent with ethical values.  Honest in communication and actions.


Diversity: Honors the uniqueness of each individual, challenges stereotypes and promotes sensitivity and inclusion.  Functions effectively and respectfully within the context of varying cultural beliefs, behaviors and backgrounds. 


Respect: Demonstrates consideration and appreciation for colleagues, clients and customers.


Service Orientation: Seeks opportunities to improve the work and work environment to better meet the needs of internal and external customers. 


Teamwork & Collaboration: Works cooperatively and productively with others to achieve shared goals.


Communication: Demonstrates the ability to convey thoughts and ideas as well as understand perspective of others.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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