Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Aug 05, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

FLSA Status



Earliest Start Date

September 1, 2020



Commensurate with experience


Hours per Week

40 hours


Hiring Department

Nursing – Grad Program


Required Application Materials


A single PDF or Word document containing a resume, letter of interest, and a list of three (3) professional references is required to apply.


Important Instructions:   

When prompted to upload your “resume”, upload your combined documents as one file.

  • Please do not upload documents to “Cover Letter” or “References”.


If the required application materials were not uploaded at the “resume” prompt, please withdraw your application and re-apply to upload your combined documents as one file.


Job Description

The School of Nursing at The University of Texas at Tyler invites qualified applicants to apply for a full-time, non-tenure-track, clinical assistant/associate professor faculty position at rank and salary commensurate with experience to begin Fall 2020.


Essential Functions

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Primary teaching responsibility in a nationally recognized online graduate nursing program and highly successful BSN program.
  • Maintaining an active program of scholarship.
  • Mentoring and advising students.
  • Participating in College and University service.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • Earned Doctorate in Nursing.
  • Eligible for PMHNP certification.
  • Eligible for licensure in Texas.
  • Evidence of program of scholarship.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Graduate teaching experience preferred.
  • Record of extramural support and current competitive funding preferred.


Other Information

  • This is a 9-month academic appointment, with a possible summer stipend.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.


Working Conditions

  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation.
  • Exposure to standard office conditions.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, and bending.


Nursing Program

Online graduate programs were ranked #5 in the country by US News & World Report in 2018; ranked #1 in the country for best Master’s in Nursing Programs Online for 2018 ( 

We offer the Master of Science (MSN) in Nursing Administration; MSN in Nursing Education; MSN Family Nurse Practitioner; Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) and Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Nursing (Ph.D.). A Nursing Informatics, Quality, & Safety certificate is currently offered, with plans for an MSN Informatics, Quality, and Safety for spring 2020.  For more information about the nursing program: 


About The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler is a comprehensive institution of higher education offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs as an institution of the renowned University of Texas System. The College of Nursing and Health Sciences houses the Department of Health and Kinesiology and the School of Nursing. 

UT Tyler is situated 100 miles east of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex amidst the beautiful lakes and woods of East Texas, is an economically strong and rapidly growing community. With a population of 100,000, Tyler is the regional center for the arts, medical care, finance, and higher education.

The University contributes to the strong healthcare industry in Tyler through its College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy, and its partnerships with sister institutions UT Health Northeast and UT Health East Texas, as well as CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Francis and Baylor Scott and White Texas Spine and Joint Hospital.


Additional Information

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.


EEO/AA Statement

The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.