Associate Professor - Core Faculty(Didactic and Clinical) in Naturopathic Medicine

Bastyr University
Kenmore, Washington, United States (on-site)
5 days ago


Associate Professor - Core Faculty (Didactic and Clinical) in Naturopathic Medicine

Bastyr University, a private regionally accredited institution, is accepting applications for a core faculty position at Bastyr University's Kenmore campus.

Compensation $68,224 -$82,715 per year, DOE

Work Schedule: 100% FTE, occasionally weekends

Position Start Date: 01/02/2023


  • 403(b) (Automatic Employer Contribution after 1 year and 1000 hours worked)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • No cost Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Sick Pay
  • Personal Day
  • Vacation
  • Community Service Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Tuition assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligible
  • Shuttle transportation available
  • LinkedIn Learning

Note: Please apply through Bastyr University Career website. With the internal applicant tracking system, we can organize your information and track your application better.

Bastyr University Career:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates flexible, current and innovative inclusive curriculum design, development and delivery.
  • Establish critical assessment of learning and teaching materials.
  • Active engagement in student mentorship, university committee activities.
  • Ongoing communication and collaboration with other faculty, faculty chairs and dean (including cross-campus collaboration).
  • Attendance and participation in any required trainings and monthly faculty meetings.
  • Supervise students in clinic, providing guidance and critical feedback on patient care on the tenets of evidence-informed care.
  • Assess students on clinical skills based on CNME standards.
  • Clinic, teaching and additional service responsibilities may involve weekends and evenings.
  • Actively stays up to date with discipline knowledge and developments

Basic Qualifications:

  • ND degree from an CNME approved institution
  • License, certification, registration in California or Washington (or at least the ability to receive one within three months)
  • At least three (3) years of experience as a licensed ND

Additional Requirements:

  • Commitment to developing scholarly activities in education.
  • Demonstrated strong collaboration and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong critical thinking, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to equity, inclusion and diversity.
  • Professionalism is a core value at Bastyr University. Faculty members are expected to behave in accordance with relevant policies on professionalism.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specific experience in leading curriculum design and development, student and course evaluation, student assessment and curriculum mapping with respect to competencies and milestones.
  • Demonstrated service to the growth of Naturopathic Medicine.
  • Knowledge and experience with various teaching methodologies such as problem-based learning, team-based learning, case-based learning, technology-assisted learning, and flipped classroom design.
  • Flexibility in fulfilling programmatic and university needs.

How to Apply:

Applications Material Needed:

  • Resume
  • A letter of interest
  • Curriculum vita
  • Description of teaching philosophy and experience
  • Three references with contact information

Please click the link below for job application.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:  All new employees must provide proof of fully vaccinated status on or before their first workday. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.  

Supplemental Information

This job description does not list all of the duties associated with this position and the employee may be required to perform additional duties assigned by the employee’s supervisor or otherwise a recognized requirement for this position. Bastyr University reserves the right to revise the job description at any time. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees requiring an accommodation to perform the essential functions of this job so long as the university can do so without undue hardship.

Bastyr University requires proof of vaccination or a reasonable accommodation for employment as well as satisfactory results of a Background Check and Sexual Misconduct Attestation.

About Bastyr:

Bastyr University believes that inclusive diversity is essential for achieving academic excellence and creating a profoundly enriching university experience. Our faculty and staff are committed to achieving our mission by educating students to be future leaders that bring the natural health arts and sciences to people from all backgrounds. Promoting an educational environment that allows students, faculty and staff to develop their talents while experiencing a sense of community, we expect campus members to engage in respectful communication, behaviors and thoughtful self-reflection, increase their understanding of cultures and empower people who are disenfranchised, marginalized or oppressed. In so doing, the University pledges to prepare our students (and support faculty and staff) to recognize and appropriately respond to health inequities that affect multiple communities. This involves infusing DEI knowledge, skills, and practices in all academic programs, clinical training and patient services. In all, Bastyr University is dedicated to the welfare of our students and patients as well as to promoting equal opportunity and access in education and health care.

In alignment with Bastyr’s DEI commitment, applications from members of underrepresented groups are encouraged.  

Bastyr University does not discriminate against any person in matters of employment, application for employment, student or applicant for admission, or participation in our programs or benefits on the basis of the following protected classes: ancestry, gender, gender identity, or expression, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), ethnic or national origin (includes language use and possession of a driver’s license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the United States is authorized under federal law), age (40 and above), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), marital status, genetic information, medical condition (genetic characteristics, cancer or a record or history of cancer), veteran or military status or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law. Our programs, services and facilities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please don’t hesitate to contact to request or discuss a special accommodation due to a disability. 

All applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of a position offer. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Any applicants requiring special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability during the application process should contact Human Resources at (425) 602-3087 (phone), (425) 602-3058 (fax) or

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65750137
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Kenmore, Washington, United States
  • Position Title: Associate Professor - Core Faculty(Didactic and Clinical) in Naturopathic Medicine
  • Company Name For Job: Bastyr University
  • Job Function: Academic Positions
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: $68,224.00 - $82,715.00 (Yearly Salary)
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