Assistant Professor - Nursing

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS

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Position Summary

Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process, production of scholarly work, and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution. Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM – 5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate. Position is headquartered in Stephenville, Texas with travel to teach courses/clinical and attend meetings/events as necessary on and off campus.


Teaching 66%

Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect the current levels of knowledge in the discipline; Exhibit willingness to work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify professional development activities which will lead to effective student learning outcomes.

Primary responsibility in the School of Nursing will be effective teaching in the classroom, skills lab, simulation, and clinical areas for undergraduate and graduate students; Design and /or implement course(s)/clinical(s) consistent with the program’s curriculum; Create a positive, effective, learning environment for students in all areas; Collect and use evaluation data to improve teaching and learning; Function as an effective, cohesive team member; Be present on campus and available for student access and inquiry.

Scholarship 20%

Demonstrate a record of career long evidence of significant scholarly contributions to the profession; Demonstrate a substantial command of field of expertise through teaching, research and service   expertise.

Record of producing scholarly outcomes.

Service 14%

Exhibit a mature view of your discipline; Maintain an appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising, orientation; Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorships, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.

Participate in department, school, college, and university committees, teams, or task forces; Assume leadership role in at least one department/school committee or team; Provide accurate advising information and serve as an advocate for nursing students; Participate in on-going and end-of-semester evaluation of the BSN and MSN programs and annual data collection and analysis of student learning outcomes; Function as an effective team member at the department, school, college, and university levels.

Education and Experience:  

Earned doctorate in nursing or related field (PhD preferred, DNP considered) from a school approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools with appropriate academic credentials verified by Tarleton’s faculty credentialing process; ABD status may be considered as long as all degree requirements, including dissertation, defense of dissertation, and comprehensive examinations have been successfully completed by start date; Eligibility for current RN licensure in Texas.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated knowledge and ability in the discipline; strong teaching skills; skills to work with people in a connective and collaborative way; scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree; and a record of service.

*Requires the ability to teach and/or work remotely at the discretion of the University.

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/AffirmativeAction/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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