Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Tenure, Non-Tenure, Clinical Track, Nursing Systems - School of Nursing
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth
Requisition #: 170000P7
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - School of Nursing invites applicants for full-time, tenure or non-tenure clinical track positions at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor level in the Department of Nursing Systems.
The faculty member will train and supervise nursing students in the specialty areas of Adult & Family Health, Community Health Nursing, Medical-Surgical, Maternal/Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Psychiatric and Women's Health Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia, Nursing Informatics and Administration. The candidate may conduct scholarship in a field of research, may participate in clinical practice, and will provide service to the school and the university.
POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
•Instructional responsibilities include both didactic coursework (online and
classroom as appropriate) and clinical supervision of students at the
undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels.
•Participates in the development of curriculum.
•Attends course planning meetings.
•Communicates with course faculty about student assignments, requirements,
•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
•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
•Faculty on the Clinical Track should have a strong clinical background and
teaching experience preferred. Faculty on the Clinical Track are also expected
to teach and maintain a relevant area of scholarship.
•Faculty on either track may also 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.
A doctoral degree in nursing or related field (PhD or DNP) and eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Texas are required for the rank of Assistant Professor and above. Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) or related discipline preferred.
•Three years of experience as a nurse educator or nurse practitioner in a clinical
and/ or educational setting.
•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.
•Effective oral and written communication skills.
•Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with students and faculty.
•Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
•Additional certifications may be required or desired depending upon the
specialty area (e.g. CRNA, NP-BC).
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
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