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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Lecturer


Nursing

Location
Round Rock, Texas
Open Date
7/31/2021
Position ID
91633
Description

Texas A&M University College of Nursing is accepting applications for one full-time non-tenure track Lecturer in Round Rock, Texas. This position will teach undergraduate BSN courses for the Round Rock campus. The faculty position is a full-time non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer and is expected to have a 9-month appointment with a potential summer contract and begin on 09/01/21.

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 64,000 students and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities.

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 currency and relevant certifications.

Faculty committed to diversity, equity and inclusion are desired.

The anticipated started date is 09/1/21.

Qualifications

Required Education:

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

Required Experience:

  • Experience teaching at the baccalaureate or higher, is required. 
  • Two or more years of recent nursing practice experience is required.
  • Clinical Competence in adult health nursing.

Preferred Experience:

  • Undergraduate clinical teaching experience. 
  • Experience in adult health and/or maternal newborn

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
  • A cover letter that includes a summary of the candidate‚Äôs interest in and qualifications for the position.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement (1 page)
  • A current curriculum vita that includes a list of courses taught including format (e.g., face to face, online, hybrid)
  • Teaching, Scholarship and Service Statement (3 pages)
  • Contact information for three professional references

Applications are only accepted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/91633.  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 https://apply.interfolio.com/91633

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.