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Clinical Professor of Nursing- Seguin location

Company:
Texas Lutheran University
Job Location:
Seguin, 78155
Category:
Nursing
Type:
Full-Time

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TLU seeks applicants for a Clinical Professor position with a focus on teaching excellence, scholarship, collegiality, professional development, and advising. We seek faculty members with outstanding qualifications who share the University’s core values of high standards of excellence in innovative and collaborative teaching and demonstrate a commitment to health equity in education. This full-time, non-tenure track position is for a 9-month appointment with 12 credit load hours per semester anticipated to begin in Fall 2024 for the Seguin campus location.

Position responsibilities: 

    • Maintain qualifications for assigned teaching in area of expertise.
    • Demonstrate innovative, effective teaching, supervision, and mentoring by engaging students, peers, and others in activities that enhance learning and educational advancement.
    • Serve as advisors, mentors, tutors, or coaches as appropriate for learning needs of students.
    • Actively contribute to service at the department, university, profession, and/or community
    • Participate in curricular evaluation and program assessment. 
    • Participate in scholarly activities to enhance instructional effectiveness according to appointment, rank, and academic preparation.

Requirements for the position include:

    • Doctorate degree in nursing or related field is preferred, but applicant must hold an earned master’s degree in Nursing.
    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Texas or be eligible for licensure in Texas.
    • Evidence of at least two years of clinical expertise in maternal newborn nursing, leadership, mental health/psychiatric nursing, and/or medical-surgical nursing.
    • Commitment to excellence in teaching and advising of undergraduate students consistent with the Department’s Mission, Values, and Program Outcomes.
    • Ability to work collegially with other faculty members and staff in the department and across campus.
    • Commitment to university/community service, outreach, 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.

The Department of Nursing has approval from the Texas Board of Nursing to offer a baccalaureate degree in nursing and 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 undergraduate research. Information about the Department of Nursing is available at www.tlu.edu/nursing.

TLU, 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: nursingsearch@tlu.edu

Dr. Ruth Eby

Director, Department of Nursing

Texas Lutheran University

1000 W. Court Street

Seguin, Texas 78155-5999

Phone: 830-372-6902

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