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Tenured: Open Rank

College of Nursing

Bryan, Texas
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The Texas A&M University College of Nursing is accepting applications for a strategic hire faculty position to join the Center of Excellence in Forensic Nursing at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure.  This full-time position, 9-month plus summer appointment, is expected to begin in the fall 2020 semester or sooner depending upon the availability of the candidate.  We are a growing college located in Bryan, Texas; other locations include Lufkin, McAllen, and Round Rock.  The College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN-Education, and MSN-Forensic Nursing degree programs. Future plans include DNP and PhD programs. 

This position will enhance the research, teaching, and service portfolio within the broad area of forensic nursing, especially as it relates to advancing the science of interpersonal violence. The scholarly expertise may be in the prevention of violence, understanding the social determinants of violence, detection of risk, health disparities, health care, judicial, family, and social responses to violence, and interventions to address interpersonal violence.

This is a research-intensive position at a Tier One research university.  Academic rank is commensurate with the candidate’s prior experience and record. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and startup package. The position is located on the main campus in Bryan/College Station.  Consideration will be given to applicants with an excellent extramurally-funded research program and a teaching record that includes PhD and DNP graduate student advising. Candidates are expected to continue their program of research and seek external funding.  Teaching and mentoring students and faculty are also expected. The role will contribute to the growing research, scholarship and outreach of the college. 

Job Responsibilities: The general responsibilities of the position are summarized below. The effort associated with each category is flexible based upon the extent of extramural funding.

40% Research: Research responsibilities include securing external funding to support research in one or more of the following key areas: rural health promotion, primary care access, behavioral health, trauma and violence intervention, and/or chronic disease self-management. 

40% Teaching: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate coursework and student mentorship.

20% Service: Service expectations include internal contributions (i.e., department, college, university) and external visibility at state and national/international levels.


Required Education:

PhD degree in nursing or a PhD in a related field and a Master of Science degree are required. At least one graduate degree must be in nursing.

Required Experience:

A strong record of extramurally-funded research and scholarly outcomes in the area of interpersonal violence. Experience teaching at the graduate level is required. Must be qualified for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank and eligible for tenure consideration at Texas A&M University. Tenure determination requires an accomplished record of teaching, research, and service.

Required Registrations, Certifications and Licenses:

Candidate must be eligible for a Texas RN license.

Application Instructions

The following application materials must be submit online at http://apply.interfolio.com/70039:

  • A three-page statement that addresses the outcomes and impact of the candidate’s research, teaching, and service.
  • A cover letter that includes a summary of the candidate’s interest in and qualifications for the position.
  • A current curriculum vita
  • Two representative publications or other evidence of scholarship
  • Contact information for three professional references

Applications are only accepted online.  The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately upon submission.

If you have questions about the advertisement please contact Deanna Lormand at deannalormand@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.