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Academic Professional Track (Non-tenure): Lecturer


Waco, TX
Open Date
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Lecturer: Texas A&M University College of Nursing seeks an energetic clinical instructor with expertise in psychiatric mental health. The primary responsibility for this position is the clinical education of our students in the Doris Miller Department of Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Waco, Texas. The faculty position is a part-time non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer and is expected to have a 2.5-month appointment in Fall and begin on 1/15/22.

Responsibilities include:

Lecturer Track

All Lecturer track 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:

  • Adhere to Texas Board of Nursing rules and regulations for nursing education and practice.
  • Maintain standards of professional nursing practice.
  • Select learning activities that facilitate the student's achievement of course objectives.
  • Assess individual student learning needs.
  • Plan student assignments by coordinating with clinicians at the clinical site.
  • Teach students unit routines, expectations, and how to perform duties in the clinical setting.
  • Role model professionalism, therapeutic communication, and team collaboration.
  • Guide students in communicating with and caring for individuals suffering from mental illness.
  • Oversee direct patient care activities for assigned pre-license nursing students. 
  • Ensure safe, optimal patient care as student implement standards of care of persons with mental illness.
  • Provide constructive feedback on student performance in the clinical setting.
  • Evaluate students' clinical performance.
  • Collaborate with the course lead or program coordinator for advice in problem-solving.
  • Maintain clinical competence and relevant certifications.

Faculty committed to diversity, equity and inclusion are desired.

The anticipated start date is 1/15/22.





Required Education:

  • Minimum degree required is a Master of Science in Nursing.

Required Experience:

  • Two or more years of recent nursing practice experience is required.
  • Clinical Competence in psychiatric mental health nursing.

Preferred Experience:

  • Undergraduate clinical teaching experience. 

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.

Preferred Registrations, Certifications and Licenses:

  • Certification in psychiatric mental health nursing. nurse in the State of Texas.
Application Instructions

Application Instructions:

  • A cover letter that includes a summary of the candidate’s interest in and qualifications for the position.
  • A current curriculum vita that includes a list of courses taught including format (e.g., face to face, online, hybrid)
  • 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 Mike Liske at liske@tamu.edu.  

The application materials must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/86743

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.