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UT Health Assistant Professor, Nurse Anesthesia - Cizik School of Nursing in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor, Nurse Anesthesia - Cizik School of Nursing

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth

Requisition #: 200001DQ

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - School of Nursing invites applicants for full/part-time, tenure or non-tenure clinical track positions at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Nurse Anesthesia.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The faculty member will train and supervise nursing students in the specialty area of Nurse Anesthesia. The candidate may conduct scholarship in a field of research, will participate in clinical practice, and will provide service to the school and the university.

POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Instructional responsibilities will include clinical supervision, clinical simulation, and / or didactic teaching and may include other administrative activities as well.

  • Participates in the development of curriculum.

  • Attends course planning meetings.

  • Communicates with course faculty about student assignments, requirements, and progress.

  • Evaluates student’s progress, performance and work and provides timely feedback in compliance with established course protocols.

  • Identifies problems and consults with course faculty to develop strategies to resolve.

  • Serves as a professional role model and resource for students.

  • Promotes compliance with student/university policies.

  • Faculty on the Tenure Track should show a strong potential for developing a funded program of scientific research as well as maintaining a teaching workload.

  • Faculty on the Clinical Track are also expected to teach and maintain a relevant area of scholarship.

  • Provide direct patient care activities through clinical practice opportunities with affiliated hospitals and other healthcare organizations.

  • Other scholarly / institutional service responsibilities will be determined in coordination with the Department Chair.

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

  • A doctoral degree in nursing (PhD or DNP) discipline highly preferred.

  • Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse and advanced practice recognition in Texas are required.

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of one year full-time nurse practice experience is required.

  • Previous experience in leadership/management, education (clinical or didactic teaching), or clinical simulation within nurse anesthesia is preferred.

  • Strong clinical background and teaching experience preferred.

  • For tenure-track faculty, preference will be given to those who have completed a funded post-doctoral fellowship or to those who have a history of Federal funding as a primary investigator.

  • Experience with a course management system preferred.

CERTIFICATION/SKILLS:

  • Must currently hold NBCRNA certification as a CRNA

  • Must be willing and able to teach in advanced pharmacology and physiology cources

  • Must have recent clinical anesthesia experience in an acute care setting

  • Will be required to have an assigned active clinical anesthesia practice as faculty

  • Must be able to function in a cohesive educational team model

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with students and faculty.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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