Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Nursing

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Position TitleAssistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in NursingJob Posting Number202103FACJob LocationRound RockDepartmentSt. David's School of NursingPosition Description

The St. David’s School of Nursing at Texas State University seeks dynamic, innovative educators interested in a faculty position in a rapidly evolving environment. Qualified candidates are passionate about research, working with students, have a reputation for collegial interactions, and are committed to teaching, scholarship, and service. They 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, 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. 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 and ability to utilize simulation is a requirement for teaching in the BSN program as the BSN clinical curriculum utilizes clinical as well as simulation lab instruction. A program of research is required, as well as academic service to the department, college and university.

To assure full consideration in the first round, applications must be submitted by March 1, 2020. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications

1. Earned research doctorate in nursing or related field and B.S.N. or master’s degree in nursing or earned research doctorate by start of academic year.
2. Eligible for Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Texas.
3. Demonstrated clinical competence as a registered nurse.
4. Experience in higher education 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 (classroom, virtual, simulation, lab) 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 research, teaching, and academic and professional 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 ten years teaching) in a School of Nursing. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and school 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. 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 will be accepted and considered,

The first review date is March 1, 2021. To be considered in this first group, please submit the following by March 1, 2021: 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.

Proposed Start DateFall 2021Open DateReview Date03/01/2021Close DateOpen Until Filled?YesLegal Notices

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.

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.

Quick Link DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  2. Transcripts (all in one document)
  3. Licensure
  4. Certifications
  5. DD 214/DD1300
  6. Veteran's Preference
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Posted: 9/29/2020
Application Due: 10/11/2020
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