Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Saint Louis University
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Type: Full Time
Salary: Qualifications & Experience
Academic / Research
College / University
Internal Number: 001
About the Position
The Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing at Saint Louis University invites applications and nominations for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner beginningno later than August 17, 2022. This tenure track faculty position includes as a possible option coordination of the psychiatric mental health NP track.
Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care and service, is one of the premier Catholic universities in the United States, carrying on the 450-year-old Jesuit tradition.
The Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, an integral component of one of the largest Catholic health sciences centers in the world, has been in the forefront of nursing education since its founding in 1928. The School offers baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral (DNP and Ph.D.) programs and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The School offers an infrastructure to support faculty research and practice and offers innovative curricula to effectively address current and future health care needs.
This 9-month position requires:
Doctorate in nursing or a related field with a master’s in psychiatric/mental health nursing
Certification as an advanced practice nurse preferred (family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner)
Strong teaching skills with the ability to teach at graduate or doctoral level
Active research agenda including peer-reviewed publications, regional/national/international presentations, and defined research area
Publications commensurate with a doctoral program
Licensure or eligibility for licensure and advanced practice approval in the state of Missouri
Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.
Higher Education Leadership Search is assisting the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing with this search.
Candidates for this position will be considered through June 17, 2022
About Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University – located on a beautiful, historic 271-acre campus in St. Louis, Missouri with an international campus in Madrid, Spain – is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. Founded in 1818, SLU is recognized for its world-class faculty and academic programs, life-changing research, compassionate health care and strong commitment to faith and service.
Rooted in Jesuit values with a pioneering history as the first university west of the Mississippi River, SLU offers its nearly 13,000 students a rigorous, transformative education of the whole person. It is guided by a service-focused mission: the pursuit of truth for the greater glory of God and for the service of humanity. SLU seeks excellence in the fulfillment of its corporate purposes of teaching, research, health care and service to the community.
SLU is dedicated to leadership in the continuing quest for understanding of God’s creation and for the discovery, dissemination and integration of the values, knowledge and skills required to transform society in the spirit of the Gospels. This pursuit is motivated by the inspiration and values of the Judeo-Christian tradition and guided by the spiritual and intellectual ideals of the Society of Jesus.
Ultimately, SLU’s vision is to be a global Jesuit university that is mission-focused, student- and patient-centered and research-driven, working with the people of St. Louis to reimagine, transform and unify the city.
Academically, SLU offers 89 undergraduate majors and 86 graduate disciplines across 12 colleges, schools and degree-granting centers: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine, School of Law, College of Philosophy and Letters, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology, Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, Doisy College of Health Sciences, College for Public Health and Social Justice, School for Professional Studies, School of Education, and the Center for Advanced Dental Education.
Fifteen SLU graduate and undergraduate programs are ranked among the top 50 in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and 88% of full-time instructional faculty hold the highest or terminal degree in their fields. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1, students receive excellent personalized attention. SLU has been identified as one of the country’s top colleges by The Princeton Review, Niche, Fiske Guide to Colleges and Forbes magazine.
SLU’s international campus in Madrid, Spain is home to 800 students from 45 countries and can accommodate study abroad experiences for all SLU undergraduate majors. More than 600 SLU students study internationally each year, and The Institute of International Education lists SLU among the top-25 universities for study abroad participation.
Outside the classroom, the SLU community provides more than 1.6 million service hours each year to approximately 1,800 organizations, events and individuals in the region. SLU is among the nation’s top colleges for making an impact, and more than 150 SLU courses integrate community engagement into their curriculum.
Rated among the nation’s top research universities, SLU is one of only 15Catholic universities with a high or very high research classification from the Carnegie Foundation. The quality of SLU’s faculty researchers and strength of its programs attracts significant investment to the region. During fiscal year 2021, University researchers received $53 million in external research support from federal agencies, associations, foundations and private sources, up 15% from 2020.
Firmly committed to equity and social justice for its diverse student body, SLU is the first Jesuit University to receive the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award. It honors its Jesuit mission rooted in social justice through ongoing campus-wide conversations about racial and gender equity; commitments to improving access and success for underserved, international and disabled students; and increased efforts to address mental health, well-being, systemic poverty and inequity on SLU campuses and their connected communities.
Fred P. Pestello, PhD. was named the 33rd President of Saint Louis University in 2014. Dr. Pestello is the first permanent lay president of Saint Louis University since its founding, proudly having spent more than 35 years in Catholic higher education. Under his leadership, SLU has created a comprehensive research strategy and areas of national eminence, developed the first university-wide core curriculum, opened two new residence halls, built a 90,000-square-foot Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building, established a new doctors’ office building, formed a historic partnership with leading Catholic health care provider, SSM Health, which includes construction of a new, $550 million hospital and outpatient care center, and strengthened its longstanding commitment to diversity and community engagement.
In November 2018, SLU launched the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history, seeking to secure $500 million in philanthropic investment for five strategic priorities (Academic Excellence, Scholarships, Health Sciences, Business Education and Athletics). More than $490 million has been raised toward the campaign, which concludes June 30.
SLU’s campus is rich with opportunities for students to get involved, with a focus on balancing their physical, mental and spiritual well-being. There are 166 student organizations to choose from, including government and Greek life, as well as leadership/ambassador programs, varsity/club sports, service opportunities and a campus ministry.
Athletically, the Saint Louis University Billikens compete at the NCAA Division I level as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference in 18 sports. Collectively, the Billikens have won 33 team conference championships since 2003, with men’s soccer amassing a record 10 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championships since its founding - the most of any Division I men's soccer program.
SLU’s campus boasts a 120,000-square-foot recreation center, state-of-the-art classrooms, historic halls, parklike spaces and three museums. One of them, the Saint Louis University Museum of Art, ranks No. 4 among the top 50 college and university museums in the nation, according to collegerank.net.
As well, SLU is one of eight institutions in Missouri, and only the second Jesuit institution, to be awarded the Arbor Day Foundation's "Tree Campus USA" designation for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
The Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing has been a national leader in Nursing Education since its founding in 1928.
Named after trustee and distinguished nursing alum Trudy Busch Valentine, whose iconic family formerly owned Anheuser-Busch brewery and the St. Louis Cardinals, the School of Nursing’s mission is education of “the whole person”—mind, body, heart and spirit - within a dynamic, diverse and technological society.
It seeks to fulfill its mission of education and leadership in the development of nursing as a discipline and profession through teaching, research, practice, and service in ways consistent with the Catholic, Jesuit values of the University. The School of Nursing acts responsibly by setting priorities and exercising stewardship to assure the best use of its resources.
The School has achieved a national reputation for its innovative and pioneering programs, many of which were firsts in the nation. Collectively, it boasts 1,121 students across nine degree programs: traditional four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); accelerated one year BSN; Registered Nurse to BSN; Accelerated Master of Science (MSN) in Nursing; MSN-Nurse Practitioner; MSN–Clinical Nurse Leader; Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate; Doctor of Nursing Practice; and Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing.
The Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing's 50+ faculty members are nationally recognized for their teaching, research and clinical expertise. Faculty has played a pivotal role in advancing the growing field of nursing research, seeking to develop a community of scholars who conduct innovative research and evidence-based practice across the lifespan and multiple settings to improve health and wellbeing and advance health equity. For six out of the last seven years, a SLU faculty member has been named the top nursing educator in the region in St. Louis Magazine’s Excellence in Nursing awards.
On July 1, 2020, Danny G. Willis, DNS, R.N., FAAN, was selected as dean of the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing. An award-winning educator, Willis has spent more than two decades in academic nursing as a leader, researcher, mentor and educator.
The School, which saw 94 percent of graduates pass the NCLEX on their first try in 2021, has received many accolades and honors, including…
-being named #8 best college in the country for nursing (Niche, 2021)
-having its 4-Year BSN program ranked in the top 7% of undergraduate nursing programs by U.S. News and World Report
-having its MSN-NP program consistently ranked as a top 50 program in the U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Schools survey