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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Lecturer


Nursing

Location
Bryan or Round Rock, Texas
Open Date
2/3/2022
Position ID
102303
Description

The College of Nursing at Texas A&M University is seeking seven faculty members with experience in academic nursing education for part-time clinical instructors for the Bryan or Round Rock, Texas campuses. The primary responsibility for this position is the clinical education of our students in the clinical setting which are most frequently held on Thursdays and Fridays. This position will teach undergraduate BSN clinical courses. The faculty positions are part-time non-tenure track positions. Applicants will be considered for the titles of Assistant Lecturer, Visiting Assistant Lecturer, Visiting Lecturer, or Lecturer depending on experience and qualifications. Rank and salary are commensurate with credentials and experience and is expected to have a 4-month appointment in the spring with a potential 2.5-month summer contract and begin in February 1, 2022.

The College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Traditional, Second degree, and RN to BSN), MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN-Nursing Education, and MSN-Forensic Nursing degree programs. Future plans include DNP and PhD programs. We are a growing college within Texas A&M University with programs located in Bryan, Texas (primary location) and Round Rock, Texas. 

The College of Nursing is one of five colleges that comprise the Texas A&M Health Science Center. Drawing from our vast network of scientists, educators and clinical partners, we educate highly qualified graduates who are equipped to address the health needs of an ever-changing population in Texas, the nation, and the world. Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX. Texas A&M University is home to over 69,000 students and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities.

Responsibilities include:

Open Rank (Assistant Lecturer, Visiting Assistant Lecturer, Visiting Lecturer, or Lecturer)

All part-time faculty are expected to teach as their primary responsibility. Instruction in the college of nursing is complex, given the practice nature of the discipline, and includes content and clinical mastery. These expectations are broadly described as expectations to:

  • Develop new courses according to curriculum and accreditation standards.
  • Prepare course materials and examinations that are current, evaluated, and revised to improve student learning.
  • Teach effectively in the classroom, clinical settings, and/or online environment.
  • Select and manage quality clinical learning experiences in a variety of settings.
  • Provide competent clinical supervision of students.
  • Evaluate student performance effectively.
  • Advise and mentor students for academic success.
  • Maintain posted office hours.
  • Collaborate with and mentor faculty peers.
  • Maintain clinical currency and relevant certifications

Faculty committed to diversity, equity and inclusion are desired.

The anticipated started date is 02/01/2022.

Qualifications

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is required plus candidate must be currently enrolled in a master’s nursing program and have earned a minimum of 50% of the required credits toward the master’s degree in nursing. 

Required Experience:

  • Experience in nursing education. 
  • Two or more years of recent nursing practice experience is required.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience teaching at the baccalaureate or higher, is preferred. 

Required Registrations, Certifications and Licenses:

  • Candidate must hold a current RN license or privilege to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas.
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
Application Instructions

Interest applicants must apply through the Texas A&M University faculty job board hosted by Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/102303 and upload the following:

  1. A cover letter that includes a summary of the candidate’s interest in and qualifications for the position.
  2. A current curriculum vita that includes a list of courses taught (if applicable) including format (e.g., face to face, online, hybrid)
  3. Contact information for three professional references

The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately upon submission.

If you have questions about the advertisement, please contact Mike Liske at liske@tamu.edu.  

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.