Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor #20180048FAC

Round Rock, Texas
Sep 18, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

Job Posting Number: 20180048FAC

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 educator interested in a nursing faculty position in a rapidly evolving environment who is passionate about working with students, has a reputation for collegial interactions, and is 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 tenure track faculty position is available at the Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor level for a nine-month appointment with possible summer employment to teach in the MSN-LAN Program.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Faculty responsibilities include: participation in curriculum development and teaching online courses primarily in the MSN-LAN program; however, candidates must be open to teaching across programs where qualified. This position will be located in the nursing building on the Texas State University Round Rock Campus in Round Rock, Texas.

Duties and Expectations of Selected Candidate: Participate in curriculum development and program planning; advise and teach nursing students; serve on faculty committees; and develop a program of research.

Required Qualifications

1. Earned doctorate in nursing or related field. BSN or master’s degree in nursing.
2. Eligible for Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Texas.
3. Minimum two years of experience in nursing leadership positions.
4. Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning consistent with the nursing program’s vision, mission and goals as evidenced by a presentation during the campus visit with faculty.
5. Record of accomplishments in scholarship, teaching, and service, appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (less than five years teaching), Associate Professor (minimum five years teaching), or Professor (minimum of 10 years teaching) in a School of Nursing.
6. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and school established standards.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Demonstrated success in faculty cooperative support and team development.
2. Demonstrated leadership supporting diversity in nursing education and professional development.
3. Experience in program development, curriculum design and evaluation, informatics and communications systems, and interprofessional teamwork.
4. Record of accomplishments in scholarly/creative (grantsmanship and extramural funding) and service.
5. Experience in higher education including accreditation, program review and assessment.
6. Experience with formats of distance on-line education.
7. Demonstrated success with leading facility initiatives such as: quality improvement, patient safety, Magnet journey, and accrediting body reviews.
8. Holds a national certification as a certified nurse educator (CNE), certified in executive nursing practice (CENP), and/or nurse manager and leader (CNML).

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, First review date is Sept. 15, 2017. To be considered in this first group, please submit the following by Sept. 15, 2017: a cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date: Spring 2018

Open Until Filled? Yes

Review Date: 09/15/2017


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. 

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