Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Nursing

Texas State University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Nursing Job Posting Number 202106FAC Job Location Round Rock Department St. David's School of Nursing Position Description

The St. David’s School of Nursing at Texas State University seeks a dynamic, innovative educator interested in a faculty position in a rapidly evolving environment. Qualified candidates are passionate about research, working with students, have a reputation for collegial interactions, and are committed to teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates are committed to preparing nurse practitioners who are caring practitioners, patient advocates, and visionary leaders.

The nine-month tenure-track appointment, with possible summer employment, reports to the Director, St. David’s School of Nursing on the Texas State University’s Round Rock Campus. The School of Nursing is one of eight academic programs in the College of Health Professions. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

The responsibilities include participation in curriculum development and teaching. Interest in and ability to utilize simulation are also requirements for teaching in the MSN program. A tenure-track position requires a strong program of research as well as academic service to the school, college, and university.

To assure full consideration in the first round, applications must be submitted by March 1, 2020. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications

1. Earned doctorate in nursing or related field and bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing.
2. Eligible for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse ( APRN ) licensure in Texas.
3. Certification as a NP in a primary care role.
4. Demonstrated clinical competence as a NP to include a minimum two years of NP practice experience.
5. Record of accomplishments in scholarship, teaching, and service, appropriate for appointment at the rank of assistant professor (less than five years teaching), associate professor (minimum five years teaching), or professor (minimum ten years teaching) in a School of Nursing.
6. Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning consistent with the nursing program’s vision, mission and goals as evidenced by a presentation during the campus visit with faculty.

The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and school established standards.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Demonstrated leadership supporting diversity in nursing education and professional development.
2. Demonstrated collegial leadership and team development.
3. Experience in higher education including accreditation, program development, assessment, and curriculum design.
4. Record of accomplishments in scholarly/creative (grantmanship and extramural funding) and service.
5. Teaching experience with formats of distance education, to include on-line instruction.
6. Teaching experience with simulation or virtual education.
7. Experience in building and promoting community relationships and partnerships in clinical or academic settings.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, .

The first review date is March 1, 2021. To be considered in this first group, please submit the following by March 1, 2021: a cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three references.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2021 Open Date Review Date 03/01/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes Legal Notices

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Link Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  2. Transcripts (all in one document)
  3. Licensure
  4. Certifications
  5. DD 214/DD1300
  6. Veteran's Preference
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