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Department Chair of Health Sciences/Associate Professor of Public Health

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Public and Environmental Health
Department Chair of Health Sciences/Associate Professor of Public Health

Job Title
Department Chair of Health Sciences/Associate Professor of Public Health

Texas A&M International University

College Of Nursing & Health Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Faculty member/administrator who serves as an instructional leader and manages the instructional and operational processes of the nursing department. In addition to teaching, a Department Chair's major responsibilities include, but are not limited to, personnel supervision; course and program development; and functions related to the planning and scheduling of course offerings. This position is for a 12-month appointment. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

  • Develop and maintain an environment conducive to the teaching and learning process;
  • Provide leadership within the faculty for the development and implementation of the curriculum, including visioning for future programming and innovative curricular development;
  • Provide oversight for course scheduling and faculty workloads;
  • Contribute to faculty and staff recruitment review and development;
  • Conduct faculty performance evaluation;
  • Teach a reduced course load as determined by the programmatic needs of the college; and
  • Maintain relationships and represent the program within local, state, and regional organizations and committees.
Required Qualification/Experience/Skills/Abilities:
  • Education - earned doctorate in Public Health or a doctorate in a related discipline in Health Science from an accredited university;
  • 2 or more years of teaching experience;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Basic computer skills;
  • Ability to promote an effective environment for learning in lecture and lab experiences; and
  • Ability to teach students from diverse cultural and social backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications/Experience/Skills/Abilities:
  • Experience in an undergraduate program.
  • Eligibility for tenure track and for rank at the Associate Professor level at the time of hire.
  • Evidence of successful teaching and knowledge of learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, administration, and evaluation.
  • Experience with distance and/or hybrid education.
  • Experience developing new programs and working with healthcare partners.
  • Knowledge of online delivery methods, principles and techniques
Application Procedure:

Applications received by May 22, 2022 will be given highest priority. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The start date for the position is Fall 2022 and the search will continue until filled. Interested, qualified candidates must apply via our online employment system, Workday, at

During the application process, you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process later. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Completed employment applications must include:
  • Letter of Interest addressing qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • At least 3 current professional references and their full contact information
  • Unofficial Transcripts
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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