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Open Rank, Clinical Faculty in Nursing -Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Texas State University-San Marcos
Round Rock, Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 12, 2024

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title

Open Rank, Clinical Faculty in Nursing -Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Job Posting Number


Job Location

Round Rock


College of Health Professions


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. Candidates are passionate about working with students, have a reputation for collegial interactions, and are committed to teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates have a passion for preparing Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners who are caring practitioners, patient advocates, and visionary leaders.

The nine-month clinical track appointment, with summer employment likely, 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.

The responsibilities include participation in teaching, simulation, curriculum development, and maintenance of program and accreditation standards. Faculty are expected to engage in scholarly activities, as well as academic service to the school, college, and university.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. The selected candidate will be given the appropriate rank and title based on college and university policy and established standards.

This position is subject to the availability of funds.

Required Qualifications

For all ranks:
  • Earned PMH -NP Master of Science degree in nursing from an accredited University.
  • National Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
  • Eligible for an RN and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse ( APRN ) licensure in Texas.
  • Demonstrated clinical competence as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (minimum two years of full-time current practice experience).
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning consistent with the program vision, mission, and goals as evidenced by a presentation during the campus visit with faculty.
For the rank of Clinical Associate Professor, in addition to those required above:
  • A demonstrated record of accomplishments or activities in scholarship, teaching, and service.
  • A minimum of five years of full-time teaching experience at the university level.
  • Demonstrated strong collegial relationships.
For the rank of Clinical Professor, in addition to those required above:
  • A demonstrated record of significant contributions in teaching, scholarship, and service, supporting advanced expertise and leadership in the chosen clinical field and academic area.
  • A minimum of 10 years of full-time teaching experience at the university level.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Earned doctorate in nursing or similar healthcare field or enrolled in a doctoral nursing program with an earned bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing.
  • Teaching experience utilizing distance education modalities, to include on-line instruction.
  • Teaching experience with simulation or virtual education.
  • Demonstrated collegial leadership and team development.
  • Experience in building and promoting community relationships and partnerships in clinical or academic settings.
  • Experience in higher education including accreditation, program development, assessment, and curriculum design.
Application Procedures

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

To ensure full consideration please submit the following by May 1, 2024:
  • Cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Type of Position


Proposed Start Date

Fall 2024

Posting Date

Evaluation of Applications Begins

Full Consideration Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled?


EEO/AA Statement

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Reasonable Accommodation

If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Talent Acquisition for assistance. A representative from Talent Acquisition will respond to you as soon as possible.

Record Checks and Verifications

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

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.

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Special Instructions Summary

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference
  3. Licensure
  4. Certifications
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an earned PMH-NP Master of Science degree in nursing from an accredited university?
    • Yes, I have an earned PMH-NP Master of Science degree in nursing from an accredited university.
    • No, I do not a PMH-NP Master of Science degree in nursing.
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Texas Workforce Commission-Work in Texas
    • Colleague, friend, and/or personal referral
    • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  3. * Please Specify: (enter 'NA' if not applicable)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Official transcripts are required for all degrees that provide evidence of a faculty member's credentials and qualifications. Foreign/International transcripts for all degrees must undergo a credentialing evaluation for U.S. equivalency by an organization that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). If selected for hire, I will provide official transcripts and/or evaluations for all degrees earned.
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you currently eligible to work in the United States of America?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  6. * Do you now or in the future will you require visa sponsorship to continue working in the United States of America?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  7. * Please select the rank you are applying for
    • Clinical Assistant Professor
    • Clinical Associate Professor
    • Clinical Professor

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