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Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Killeen TAMUCT

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Job location: Killeen TAMUCT

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-07-09
Req: R-039456
Job Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing


Texas A&M University - Central Texas


College of Arts & Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Department of Nursing at Texas A&M University – Central Texas (TAMUCT) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position. Rank will be dependent on qualifications and experience. Strong teaching skills and experience with undergraduates is required. The candidate must possess excellent web-based teaching skills, a commitment to service learning and scholarship, outstanding written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. A doctoral degree in Nursing or related field is required. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and nursing philosophies, evidence of RN licensure, and three professional letters of reference.

Job summary/Basic Function:

Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.

Other responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in the areas of nursing care for the family, elderly, and communities; leadership, pathophysiology, nursing research, health assessment, current issues, nursing theory, informatics, and leadership. In addition, the candidate will have responsibilities for conducting research, advising students, course and program assessment, serving on departmental and university committees, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications:

Doctorate in Nursing or related field

Licensed to practice Registered Nursing

Preferred qualifications:

Masters of Science in Nursing

Graduate certificate in Nursing Education

NLN Certification for Nurse Educators (CNE)

2 years of teaching experience at the baccalaureate level

Teaching experience at the graduate level

Experience in distance education and technology enhanced learning

Description of Job Responsibility/Duty:

70% - Teach a variety of undergraduate level web-based classes in the Nursing program. Course assignment will depend on experience. Write syllabi for the courses using the approved format of the College of Arts and Sciences. Meet with students enrolled in their classes when students need additional assistance with class material and assignments. Teach twenty-four workload credits each academic year. Summer semester teaching is negotiated on an as needed basis.

15% - Pursue a research agenda and publish in peer-reviewed journals. Mentor/collaborate with students on independent research projects and prepare students to present their research. Attend and/or present at conferences to strengthen research and teaching knowledge, clinical competence, and maintain credentials.

15% - Carry out additional requirements of nursing faculty including:

Conduct learning outcome measures on all courses taught to assist in maintaining accreditation

Attend university and college faculty meetings

Serve on university committees as requested or assigned by Provost, Dean, or Department Chair

Provide academic advising to prospective and current students.

Participate in service learning projects as available.

Participate in recruitment events as needed.

Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experience in teaching and research in nursing.

Show an expertise in and commitment to undergraduate nursing education.

Exhibit enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and employing innovative teaching methods.

Develop collegial relationships with other faculty

Able to establish research collaborations with other faculty.

Experience in program assessment

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


Read our Diversity Profile Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and vibrant institution!  We are a military friendly, upper level institution offering 24 Bachelor’s and 16 Graduate degrees.  The university prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.  Our campus is located at State Highway 195 and 201 in Killeen, 1001 Leadership Place.TAMUCT bldg [square]

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, currently serving over 2,600 students. Classes are offered at our beautiful new campus, online, and at several convenient sites; including Fort Hood and Hutto in order to accommodate both full-time and part-time students. The University serves the entire Central Texas region, providing a wide-range of distinguished academic programs that foster excellence and achievement through lifelong learning and civic engagement. For more information about our Warrior Nation, visit

TAMUCT students in labThank you for your interest in employment with Texas A&M University-Central Texas. We are committed to providing prompt, courteous and friendly service. Explore these exciting opportunities available at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

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