Professor (all ranks), Clinical, Graduate Nursing, Executive Nurse Leadership

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Location: Dallas, TEXAS
Deadline: 31 Dec 2023

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Professor (all ranks), Clinical, Graduate Nursing, Executive Nurse Leadership
Baylor University: Office of the Provost: Louise Herrington School of Nursing
Dallas, TX
Open Date

May 17, 2023

Dec 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The ideal candidate is an experienced nurse executive who has made significant contributions to nursing executive practice. As a full-time faculty member, the candidate would join an exemplary group of industry-leading faculty who share a singular focus on preparing current and future nurse leaders in a 100% online, 36 credit-hour graduate program. The faculty role has primary professional responsibilities for teaching, scholarship, and service to the LHSON, ENL profession, and community. 


The position is a full-time faculty role with potential for an appointment to program coordinator with leadership responsibilities for the ENL program and faculty. 


  • Teach courses on a 12-month trimester program schedule 
  • Support student learning and development through coaching and mentoring   
  • Provide timely and specific student feedback according to department guidelines 
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and evaluation of the programs including planning and evaluating specific course offerings  
  • Participate online course development and maintenance of program curricula 
  • Support online program development in recruitment, marketing, enrollment, and student advising efforts 


Stay current on evidence and trends related to executive practice and healthcare organizations, participate in virtual and in-person campus and college events and be willing to travel to Baylor’s Dallas campus up to four times per year, or as requested for essential events 


Specialty: Executive Nursing


Salary is commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. The ideal candidate will be one whose philosophy is compatible with the mission  of the University which is: "The mission of Baylor University is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community."


About Baylor University in Dallas: 


As the oldest college in Texas, Baylor University has a population of 21,000 diverse students. While the main campus is located in Waco, Texas , Baylor has been offering nursing degrees in Dallas for more than a century. Currently, Baylor University is offering nursing courses in our modern facility conveniently located in downtown Dallas  by the Baylor University Medical Center. Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in January 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the "Great Colleges to Work For" from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits  while giving faculty and staff a chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate , guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission  of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.


As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission and outstanding automatic retirement contributions.  To the extent that a faculty or staff member is benefits eligible, Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus.  To learn more, go to Baylor benefits & Advantages .


The budgeted salary range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $80,000 - $120,000


This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certification, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs.


Practice or research doctorate (or significant progress toward a terminal degree) is required for Clinical Track appointments. Clinical specialty at a master’s or doctoral level is required. 


  • Active, unencumbered RN license in the state of Texas
  • Earned doctorate in related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of prior executive experience
  • Experience delivering training and development within an institution or healthcare system
  • Previous teaching experience in a graduate-level program, online preferred

Application Instructions

Application Instructions


Applications include a personal letter, three letters of recommendation, current curriculum vitae, and statement of faith.  Questions regarding the application process may be addressed to .


Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylor’s commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others.  Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.



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