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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

College of Health Professions – St. David’s School of Nursing

Position:                        Assistant/Associate/Professor

Job Posting:                  20170026FAC

Review Date:                 October 3, 2016 – Open until filled

Appointment Date:       Spring 2017

Position Description (responsibilities/duties)

The St. David’s School of Nursing at Texas State University seeks dynamic educators, interested in a faculty position in a rapidly evolving environment, who are passionate about working with students, have a reputation for collegial interactions, and are committed to teaching, scholarship, and service. The faculty are committed to educating nurses of the highest caliber who are caring practitioners, patient advocates, and visionary leaders. The nine-month tenure-track appointment, with possible summer employment, reports to the Director, 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 courses across programs (BSN and/or MSN) where qualified. Interest in simulation is a requirement for teaching in the BSN program with one-third of the student clinical hours fulfilled in simulation. Development of a program of research is expected as well as academic service to the department, college and university. http:www.nursing.txstate.edu

Qualifications

Required:

  1. Earned doctorate degree in nursing or related field and BSN or master’s degree in nursing. 
  2. Eligible for Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Texas.
  3. At least five (5) years of clinical experience as a registered nurse.
  4. Experience in program development, curriculum design, informatics and communications systems, and teaching in undergraduate general nursing as well as graduate level specialty areas.
  5. Commitment to excellence in teaching (including interest in simulation) and learning consistent with the nursing program’s vision, mission and goals as evidenced by a presentation during the campus visit with faculty.
  6. Record of accomplishments in scholarship, teaching, and service, appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (less than five years of teaching), Associate Professor (minimum five years of teaching), or Professor (minimum of ten years of teaching) in a School of Nursing.
  7. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department standards.

Duties and Expectations of Selected Candidate: 

Participation in curriculum development, planning and implementation for general nursing specialty areas. Curriculum to include clinical and simulation lab instruction. Development of a program of research is expected.

Preferred:      

  1. Demonstrated success in faculty cooperative support and team development.
  2. Demonstrated leadership supporting diversity in nursing education and professional development.
  3. Strong collegial leadership qualities.
  4. Experience in higher education including accreditation, program review, and assessment.
  5. Proven record of, or potential for, grantsmanship and extramural funding.
  6. Certified in one or more nursing specialties.
  7. Experience with formats of distance education, to include on-line instruction. Recent experience with clinical teaching and simulation instruction.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website http://jobs.hr.txstate.edu will be accepted and considered. First review date is October 3, 2016. To be considered in this first group, please submit the following by October 3, 2016: 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.

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

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. Texas State University is an EOE

Texas State University

St. David’s School of Nursing

1555 University Boulevard

Round Rock, TX 78665

Phone: 512.716.2900

Fax: 512.716.2911

www.nursing.txstate.edu