This is a full-time position responsible for teaching undergraduate
and / or graduate courses in the DeWitt School of Nursing. Reports
to the director.
A doctorate in nursing is required for an assistant professor. Must
have a Texas RN license or be eligible for a license to practice in
the State of Texas. Must have at least two years of experience in a
clinical area. Experience as an instructor in an ADN or BSN program
is preferred. The preferred candidate will have the ability to
effectively communicate and interact with students and peers, and
must be able to function as a team member.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a full-time,
nine-month, tenure-track faculty position responsible for
contributing significantly to Stephen F. Austin State University's
undergraduate and/or graduate programs through teaching,
scholarship/creative accomplishment, and service. Works under
minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of
initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the
chair. ESSENTIAL JOB
Performs an equivalent of eight teaching units of work
during the regular academic year; reduction of teaching load
through reassignment of duties is possible under certain
in research/scholarly/creative and service activities at levels
that are appropriate to faculty rank and departmental tenure/merit
services to the university and the profession.4.
Participates in promotion review of
lower-ranked faculty members within the department.5.
When tenured, participates in tenure
review of candidates for tenure.6.
May conduct supplemental instructional activities
such as independent studies, internships, advising, and
thesis/dissertation supervision. NON-ESSENTIAL
JOB FUNCTIONS: 1.
May receive course load reassignment when assigned
administrative duties in support of the
May receive course load reassignment when assigned to
prepare course material during the first semester/year when
included as part of initial contract.3.
May receive course load reassignment when approved to
conduct research/scholarly/creative accomplishment and service
which exceed normal expectations.4.
May supervise the work of student and/or graduate
assistants.5. May serve on
departmental, college, and university committees.6.
Performs other related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The individual must
possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able
to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the
essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable
Extensive knowledge in the field in which the individual
will be teaching.2.
Ability to effectively teach undergraduate and/or graduate
students.3. Ability and
commitment to conduct research and/or scholarly/creative
accomplishments and service.4.
Ability to work within a collaborative faculty
environment.5. Ability to
communicate effectively in both oral and written form.6.
Ability to work effectively and
students. EDUCATION: Terminal
degree in the field in which the individual will be teaching is
required. ABD candidates may be considered if Ph.D. is earned
prior to start date. EXPERIENCE AND
TRAINING: The rank of Assistant Professor is held by
an individual who demonstrates the capability to produce
research/scholarly/creative accomplishments, teach effectively, and
provide service to the academic and general communities.