Visiting Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Nursing

Sam Houston State University
College of Health Sciences
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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Position Title:

Visiting Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Nursing




Visiting Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Interim Full Time


College of Health Sciences



Open Date:



Contact Name:

Cynthia Gallatin


Assistant to the Director

Contact Phone:


Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

Nursing curriculum development, teaching theory, clinical and simulated laboratory courses in nursing; and service to the Nursing Program. An active program of research and scholarly publication is required.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Earned Doctorate in Nursing preferred or Doctorate in related discipline. May be a PhD candidate (ABD – with contingency of graduation by start of contract). Master’s Degree in nursing required.

Experience Required for the Position:

A minimum of one year academic experience (University preferred); At least three years of clinical experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Experience in curriculum design and program development; program assessment, review, and accreditation; and experience with varied instructional methods, including distance education, online instruction, and simulation instruction preferred.

Other Requirements for the Position:

Eligible for registered nurse licensure in Texas. A record of accomplishments in teaching, scholarship, and service in a school of nursing or educational position in a hospital.

Special Instructions Summary:

The Visiting Assistant/Associate/Full Professor position is for a period of one academic year (e.g. nine months) beginning September 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022. The position will have the same role as a tenure ­track professor, but the tenure track time clock will not start during this period. This gives an advantage to the new PhD graduate or the ABD PhD candidate who would like to get experience teaching without having the pressure of meeting scholarship deadlines. The successful candidate will be able to apply and compete for any permanent tenure-track positions if they come open.

Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.


For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. 

SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.

SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsville is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. 

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.  

A member of The Texas State University System  

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