Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing (Assistant Director-Clinical Education) - gra...

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Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing (Assistant Director-Clinical Education) - grant funded 1 year

Position Title
Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing (Assistant Director-Clinical Education) - grant funded 1 year


Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor

FLSA status

Hiring Salary
Salary commensurate with education and experience. This is a 1 year grant funded position with possibility of turning into a permanent position.

Position Type
Interim Full Time

College of Health Sciences



Contact Name
Cynthia Gallatin

Assistant to the Director School of Nursing 3380 College Park Dr., Suite 400 The Woodlands, TX 77384

Contact Phone

Contact Email
[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
The School of Nursing (SON) is seeking a nurse-educator, with professional and/or teaching experience in clinical settings. This position is a one-year position, funded through the CARES Act. There is a possibility of a second year, if funding is extended. Also, the School of Nursing seeks to make the Assistant Director of Clinical Education a permanent position pending regular funding. The duties and responsibilities of this position include: •Serve as a liaison between the SON and partner schools and facilities. •Meet with the director one hour per week to provide updates on clinical and other nursing issues. •Coordinate clinical and lab learning outcomes data collection with lab staff and SIM faculty. •Coordinate clinical curriculum decisions and updates. •Maintain relationships with clinical agencies and area schools of nursing to facilitate scheduling. •Work with SIM faculty and Nursing Lab staff. •Review SIM and lab software and resources with SIM faculty, nursing lab coordinator, and data analyst. •Serve on SON Executive Committee. •Assist the director in the administration of the SON. •Assist with the evaluation of adjunct clinical faculty. •Promote and cultivate a positive SON image to the university community and the public at large. •Maintain at least three office hours per week. •Review course syllabi. •Manage the community advisory board.

Educational Requirements for the Position
Earned Masters in Nursing from an accredited institution; DNP or PhD preferred. Must hold an active, or be eligible for, an unencumbered Texas RN license.

Experience Required for the Position
•Evidence of College-level teaching, with preference at a 4 year University in a BSN program. •Demonstrated involvement in professional service. •Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and collegiality. •Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.

Other Requirements for the Position
•Use of technology in instruction and/or practice, preferred. •Experience with curriculum development preferred. •For rank of Clinical Associate Professor, demonstrated record of high-quality teaching; and/or leadership experience in a clinical setting; potential for excellence in clinical scholarship and practice.

Special Instructions Summary
Sam Houston State University School of Nursing is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty and student populations while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and invite applications for 9 months, full-time, clinical faculty at the rank of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor. Rank will be determined on qualifications. Salary is competitive. The SHSU – School of Nursing is accredited by TBON and CCNE, and offers a baccalaureate degree in nursing with approximately 400 students and 25 full-time faculty. The University is a member of the Texas State University System. The School of Nursing is located at The Woodlands Center campus in The Woodlands, Texas. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a campus presence as part of the School of Nursing faculty. Review of applications will start 10/15/20 and continue until position is filled.

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/30/2020
    Application Due: 10/31/2020
    Work Type: Full Time