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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Lecturer


Nursing

Location
Round Rock, TX
Open Date
10/12/2021
Position ID
96763
Description

Texas A&M University College of Nursing is accepting applications for five part-time clinical instructors in Round Rock, Texas. 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 in the Round Rock or Austin, Texas area. This position will teach undergraduate BSN clinical courses for the Round Rock campus. The faculty position is a part-time non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer and is expected to have a 4-month appointment in the spring with a potential 2.5-month summer contract and begin on January 16, 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:

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:

  • 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 1/16/2022.

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.

Preferred Experience:

  • Undergraduate clinical teaching experience. 
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Adult Health
    • Women’s Health/OB
    • Mental Health
    • Pediatrics
    • Community Health

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’s 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.  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/96763.

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.