Tenure Track Faculty Position in Nursing
Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Nursing to begin January 11, 2021. The role of tenure track faculty focuses on teaching excellence, scholarship, collegiality, professional development, and advising. This position is for a 9-month appointment with 12 credit load hours. Requirements for the position include:
- Terminal degree in nursing or related field (ABDs with appropriate assurances of completion date within a year of employment may be considered) and hold an earned Master’s Degree in Nursing.
- Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Texas or be eligible for licensure in Texas.
- Commitment to excellence in teaching and advising of undergraduate students consistent with the Department’s Mission, Values, and Program Outcomes.
- Evidence of at least two years of clinical expertise in public/community health, leadership, mental health/psychiatric nursing and/or medical-surgical nursing.
- Ability to work collegially with other faculty members and staff in the department and across campus.
- Commitment to university/community service, outreach, and continued professional development.
- Commitment to attracting, retaining, and educating students from traditionally underrepresented groups.
- Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University.
The Department of Nursing has full approval from the Texas Board of Nursing to offer a baccalaureate degree in nursing and is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001. We have an excellent pre-licensure NCLEX-RN pass rate and employment rate for our graduates. The curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for a nursing career and requires all students to be involved in faculty-mentored undergraduate research. Information about the Department of Nursing is available at www.tlu.edu/nursing.
Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA’s 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom while preparing women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. For more information, consult our website at www.tlu.edu.
Texas Lutheran University seeks applicants who understand the importance of diversity particularly as it pertains to Hispanic Serving Institutions. We seek candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to enhance campus diversity in support of our mission as an institution and our strategic plan. As part of your application, please submit a statement that addresses your contributions to diversity and/or your experience working with underrepresented populations.
Texas Lutheran University has been recognized consistently as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and has been featured in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” rankings in various categories. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).
Review of applicants will begin immediately. To be considered for this position, please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria including teaching and nursing philosophy, research interests, your contribution to diversity, and three professional references (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers). Also include your current curriculum vitae. [Single-file, electronic submission of these materials is preferred.] Arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted separately.
Please submit to:
Dr. Amie Bedgood
Interim Director, Department of Nursing
Texas Lutheran University, 1000 W. Court Street Seguin, Texas 78155-5999
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