Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.; Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate.
Responsibilities: 60% Teaching: Primary responsibility will be effective teaching in the classroom and online, skills lab, simulation, and clinical areas for nursing students; Design and/or implement course(s)/clinical(s) consistent with the programs' curricula; Create a positive, effective, learning environment for students in all areas, including online environment; Collect and use evaluation data to improve teaching and learning; Function as an effective, cohesive team member; Be present on campus and available for student access and inquiry, including appropriate office hours; Provide accurate advising information and serve as an advocate for nursing students. Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect the current levels of knowledge in the discipline; Exhibit willingness to work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify professional development activities which will lead to effective student learning outcomes.
35% Scholarship Demonstrate a record of career long evidence of significant scholarly contributions to the profession; Demonstrate through teaching, research and service a substantial command of their field of expertise; Record of producing scholarly outcomes, such as manuscripts and large grants.
5% Service: Exhibit a mature view of your discipline; Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, university and college committees, club sponsorships, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty. Participate in department, college, and university committees, teams, or task forces; Assume leadership role in at least one department committee, team, or task force; Participate in on-going and end-of-semester evaluation of the nursing programs and annual data collection and analysis of student learning outcomes; Participate in Texan Tours and New Student Registration Days; Function as an effective team member at the department, college, and university levels. Faculty may be required to travel to other Tarleton campuses as part of the teaching requirement.
Required Education and Experience: Earned doctorate in Nursing or related field (PhD preferred, DNP considered) from a school approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; ABD status may be considered as long as all degree requirements, including dissertation, defense of dissertation, and comprehensive examinations, have been successfully completed by time of appointment. Teachers of record must possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools credential standards which normally include a Masters degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justification.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability in the discipline and show clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean. Demonstrated continuing scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree. Documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service.
Required Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses: Eligibility for current RN licensure in Texas.
Internal Number: R-012144
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.
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