Clinical Professor of Nursing for New Braunfels Site
Texas Lutheran University is immediately accepting applications for a clinical professor, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of Nursing to begin January 2, 2024. The role of a clinical professor focuses on teaching excellence in the classroom, laboratory, simulation, and clinical settings. This position is for a 12-month appointment with 12 credit load hours per term and will teach at TLU’s ABSN and DEMSN programs in New Braunfels, Texas.
Requirements for the position include:
- Master’s degree in nursing required, Doctorate degree in nursing or related field required.
- Licensed as a registered nurse in Texas or be eligible for licensure in Texas.
- Commitment to excellence in teaching and advising of second degree accelerated students consistent with the department’s mission, values, and program outcomes.
- Evidence of at least two years of clinical expertise within the last four years in at least one of the following: mental health/psychiatric nursing, medical-surgical nursing, obstetrical, pediatric, leadership, and/or public/community health nursing.
- Ability to work collegially with other faculty members and staff in the department and across campus.
- Commitment to nursing program service and continued professional development.
- Commitment to attracting, retaining, and educating students from traditionally underrepresented groups.
- Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University.
Preference may be given to candidates who also offer one or more of the following:
- Evidence of contributions to diversity and/or experience working with underrepresented or disadvantaged student populations.
- Evidence of experience in program development and evaluation, curriculum design, and teaching in an undergraduate baccalaureate nursing program.
- Evidence of successful teaching experience in various formats, including the use of instructional technology, concept-based curriculum, flipped classroom, interdisciplinary and team teaching.
- Evidence of experience working within the rules, laws, and regulations relating to BSN programs in Texas.
- Evidence of experience in building and promoting community relationships, including developing student practicums in nursing.
- Evidence of successful implementation of evidence-based practice or research utilization projects.
The Department of Nursing has conditional approval from the Texas Board of Nursing to offer a direct entry master of science degree and is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001. We have an excellent pre-licensure NCLEX-RN pass rate and employment rate for our BSN and MSN graduates. The curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for a nursing career and requires all students to be involved in faculty-mentored research or evidence-based practice projects. Information about the Department of Nursing is available at www.tlu.edu/nursing.
Texas Lutheran University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, seeks applicants who are eager to join a culturally diverse community of learning. Our student body, reflective of the diversity of the State of Texas, is well over 40% Hispanic/Latinx, with a strong Black/African American presence as well. Candidates who have professional skills, experience, and/or the Willingness to engage in teaching, collaborative research, and community service with our diverse Student body are particularly sought.
Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. TLU is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA’s 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom while preparing women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. For more information, consult our website at www.tlu.edu.
TLU is an official U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” selection among regional colleges in the West, ranking third on the list for “Best Value”. This is the ninth consecutive year TLU has been featured on the “Best Value” rankings. Other notable recognitions include TLU’s acknowledgment as a top 20 Regional college for Social Mobility—the fifth year the university has appeared in this category.
TLU is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and is also subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). The University is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.
Review of applicants will begin immediately. To be considered for this position, please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria including teaching and nursing philosophy, research interests, your contribution to diversity, and three professional references (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers). Also include your current curriculum vitae. [Single-file, electronic submission of these materials is preferred.] Arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted separately.
Please submit to:
Dr. Amy Hart
Interim Director, Department of Nursing
Texas Lutheran University, 1000 West Court Street, Seguin, Texas 78155-5999
Phone: 830-372-6920 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org