Instructor OR Assistant Professor of Nursing #497345FTE:
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About This Role:
The JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing at Lamar University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or Instructor beginning September 1, 2022. Applicants should have an earned PhD or DNP in nursing, an EdD in education with a Masters of Science Nursing (MSN), or a Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN). Faculty of Lamar University are also expected to participate in service opportunities at the school, college, and university levels (e.g. serving as mentors to students, participating in committees). Tenure-Track candidates should have an active research agenda that includes publication of research papers in peer-reviewed conferences and journals and/or submission of research grants and contract proposals to various funding agencies. Finally, candidates should be prepared to teach any combination of courses in the undergraduate or graduate curricula (tenure-track only) both online and face-to-face courses in nursing. These courses may also include practicum courses.
Who We Are:
Home to 15,000 students, Lamar University, located near Houston in Beaumont, TX, is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities, and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 292-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana. The university has been nationally recognized for the quality of its core curriculum and the diversity of its student body. Compared to other universities near Houston. LU stresses academic achievement by emphasizing hands-on learning at all levels, providing ample opportunities for undergraduate research and supporting an excellent Honors Program. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Dishman School of Nursing is fully accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and has excellent pass rates on the national qualifying examination.As the largest and most inclusive academic unit within the university, the College of Arts and Sciences contributes significantly to the cultural and academic characteristics that distinguishes Lamar as a Member of the Texas State University System. Our programs perform at the highest levels with constant enthusiasm for excellence.
The College of Arts and Sciences include some 220 faculty, 100 staff members and houses approximately 5,000 majors. The College is comprised of twelve academic departments, many of which house multiple programs and disciplines. In addition, the College includes a variety of interdisciplinary, pre-professional, and teacher preparation programs that cross educational boundaries. While providing a majority of the courses included within the university’s Core Curriculum, the College likewise offers hundreds of specialized courses to support its baccalaureate and graduate degree programs.
One of the most vibrant professional programs at Lamar University is the Dishman School of Nursing. There has never been a better time to pursue a degree in nursing. It is predicted that the need for nurses will continue into the next decade. As a faculty member you will have the opportunity to influence the next generation of nurses. The Dishman School of Nursing employs state-of-the-art technology including computer testing and a large simulation lab. The programs in the Dishman School of Nursing include a B.S. in Nursing, RN-BSN/MSN in Nursing, MSN Education, and MSN Nursing Administration.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
Benefits – Job Perks:
At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
Our Comprehensive Benefits Package
Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):
- Health, dental & vision insurance
- Life insurance
- State of Texas Retirement plans
- Tuition reimbursement for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent
- Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
What You’ll Need to Succeed – Minimum Qualifications
To be successful in this role and a great addition to our team we need you to come with the following:
Instructor Minimum Requirement
Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Minimum Requirements
- Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN)
- PhD or DNP in nursing, an EdD in education with a Masters of Science Nursing (MSN)
- Should have an active research agenda that includes publication of research papers in peer-reviewed conferences and journals and/or submission of research grants and contract proposals to various funding agencies
Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Veteran's Preference:
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.Lamar Expectation of Quality:
Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.Open Date:
06/13/2022Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, please submit applications by July 15, 2022.Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting: