Faculty - Nursing

The University of Texas Permian Basin
Texas, United States
Competitive Salary
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Texas Permian Basin welcomes applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Nursing. The successful candidate will teach courses in accordance with the schedule of classes and follow the approved course descriptions and syllabi established and administered by the Dean with the approval of the Provost. Non-teaching assignments include instructional development, academic advising and mentoring students, work as effective team member, participating in university-wide activities and task forces, and other appropriate responsibilities.

Instructional: • Teach a variety of classes in accordance with the course syllabus and University policy while actively seeking ways to improve instruction • Continue to update and revise course content and teaching methodology in order to maintain currency and relevance.
• Collaborate and/or provide assistance to associate faculty in regard to course content and instructional materials
• Provide instruction consistent with evidence-based practice and research activities for generating new knowledge

Academic Advising: • Post and observe office hours for purposes of academic advising and student consultation. Hold office hours at times that are most convenient for students. Meet with students as needed by appointment • Advise and assist students during the ongoing registration process. Maintain general knowledge of degree requirements, programs and course transfer information

Institutional Service: • Actively participate and attend department, division and university-wide committees and meetings
• Collaborate with faculty in developing a doctorate of nursing program • Actively participate in assisting the University in maintaining standards required for accreditation
• Participate in full regalia in official graduation ceremonies and other official functions as requested by the Dean
• Perform other duties as determined in consultation with the Dean and/or Provost

Required Qualifications:

• Terminal degree with a minimum of a Master’s in Nursing (MSN)
• Experience in Baccalaureate nursing education and curriculum development
• Unencumbered license to practice nursing in TX or another compact state (or eligible for licensure)
• The ability to successfully pass a criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications:

• Graduate education experience
• Proven expertise in community, population, and public health
• Experience in external funding and practice partnership


All applicants must submit a UTPB electronic application in order to be considered.  Link to job posting at the UTPB Careers site: https://utpb.peopleadmin.com/postings/2718. 

Please include all required documents with your submission.

Unofficial transcripts of all college work are acceptable for purposes of the application. Official transcripts are required upon hire.

The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at www.utpb.edu.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

UTPB participates in e-Verify.