The Texas A&M University College of Nursing is accepting applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track). The position is a full-time, 9 month appointment beginning the spring semester 2021. We are a growing college located in Bryan, Texas; other locations include Lufkin, McAllen, and Round Rock. The College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN-Education, and MSN-Forensic Nursing degree programs. Future plans include DNP and PhD programs.
This is a research-intensive position at a Tier One research university. The position is located on the main campus in Bryan/College Station. Consideration will be given to applicants with an excellent research and teaching record. Candidates are expected to continue their program of research and seek external funding. Teaching and mentoring of students are also expected. The role will contribute to the growing research, scholarship and outreach of the college.
Job Responsibilities 45% Research: Research responsibilities include securing external funding to support research in one or more of the following key areas: rural health promotion, primary care access, behavioral health, trauma and violence intervention, and/or chronic disease self-management. Applications are encouraged from individuals pursuing a research trajectory investigating biologic/physiologic parameters. 45% Teaching: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate coursework and student mentorship. 10% Service: Service expectations include internal contributions (i.e., department, college, university) and external visibility at state and national/international levels.
The below application materials must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/79648. 1) Cover letter should include a summary of your teaching, describing your program of research, external funding experiences, experience mentoring junior faculty and/or graduate students, and other relevant qualifications in a letter to the search committee. Emphasis should be paid to research trajectory and future directions. The cover letter must address commitment to diversity on the part of the candidate, 2) A current curriculum vita, 3) Two representative publications or other evidence of scholarship, 4) Contact information for three professional references.
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Required Education: A terminal degree in nursing (DNP or PhD) or related field is required. At least one graduate degree must be in nursing.
Required Experience: Experience teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level is required and a strong record of scholarly work including external funding. Post-doctoral experience or training will enhance consideration of the applicant. Must be qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor rank.
Required Registrations, Certifications and Licenses: Candidate must be eligible for a Texas RN license.
Internal Number: Assistant Professor
About Texas A&M University
The Texas A&M University College of Nursing provides a supportive environment for research and strives to expand our interdisciplinary collaboration with fellow Texas A&M University units including the College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, School of Public Health, College of Engineering and the College of Education and Human Development. The College of Nursing is home to the Texas A&M Health Center of Excellence in Forensic Nursing, earned the number 11 spot in the U.S. News & World Report’s national rankings for best online MSN degree program in 2020 and was recently re-designated as a National League for Nursing (NLN) Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in Creating Environments that Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development. Within the last three fiscal years, research funding has more than quadrupled and our clinical partnerships continue to expand, surpassing 350 clinical partner sites across the state of Texas with more than 40 percent of the locations providing care in medically underserved areas.