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Instructor of Nursing

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Please complete the employment section of your application as well as attach all required documents such as your Curriculum Vitae, Letter of interest and copy of your Transcript. (Originals are due at time of appointment) All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. All documents included in your online employment application become the property Texas A&M University – Texarkana. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New Employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening. We will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with the department supervisor. Texas A&M University-Texarkana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. A&M-Texarkana is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Instructor of Nursing
Posting Title Instructor of Nursing
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - TEXARKANA (TAMUT)
Department COLLEGE OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING & MATH / 22-122000
Posting Number F00046FY17
Salary Commensurate
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date
Geographic Location Texarkana
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

Texas A&M University-Texarkana is currently seeking a dynamic and energetic candidate for an Instructor of Nursing for the 2017-2018 academic year. The nursing program at A&M-Texarkana awards Bachelor of Science degrees in Nursing through the Registered Nurse to Bachelors of Science in Nursing Program, a traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science degrees in Nursing Administration. The programs are offered online and face to face and are accredited by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The Nursing department is part of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (C-STEM) and will be pursuing an aggressive program expansion agenda over the next 5 years. This will be a 9 month non-tenure track appointment.

Texas A&M University-Texarkana, a member of the prestigious Texas A&M University System, is a dynamic and growing regional comprehensive university currently serving approximately 2000 students. Since its founding in 1971, A&M-Texarkana has been known for its emphasis on student-centered education. From its beginnings as East Texas State University at Texarkana to its acceptance into the prestigious Texas A&M University System in 1995 to today on its new, state-of-the-art campus, A&M-Texarkana has been a university with a reputation for being a community rather than simply an institution. With expansion in 2010 from upper-division/master’s programming to both lower-division and doctoral level offerings, the campus has maintained its friendly atmosphere, small class sizes, and commitment to traditional and non-traditional students. Along with academic excellence and student success, the university emphasizes community engagement, in recognition of the strong support the region has provided the university and a belief that such engagement is a powerful learning tool for students. A well-developed student life program ensures a full collegiate experience for residential students and offers opportunities for educational enrichment for other members of the campus community and beyond.

Texas A&M University-Texarkana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. A&M-Texarkana is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Major/Essential Duties of Job

•Teaches assigned undergraduate courses in nursing
•Work with the Director of Nursing to develop collaborative relationships with local and regional healthcare entities
•Able to work collaboratively with faculty across disciplines and colleges
•Contributes to curriculum and course development
•Advises undergraduate nursing students
•Perform appropriate levels of service within the university, regionally, and/or nationally
•Serves on Department, College and University committees assigned by the Director of Nursing or the Dean
•Teaches up to five courses per academic semester or equivalent
•Performs other site and position specific responsibilities as assigned.

Occasional Duties
Required Education and Experience

•MS in nursing or MS degree in a closely related field and completion of 12 credit hours of the degree requirements in a master’s or doctorate nursing program excluding thesis or professional paper.

•Skilled in various instructional methods, including methods of teaching in a skills/simulation laboratory
•Good verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal relations, including experience working and communicating across a broad range of disciplines
•Commitment to the needs of a diverse educational community, including working and communicating across a broad range of disciplines
•Experienced in curriculum development.

Preferred Education and Experience

•At least 5 years of clinical practice experience
•At least 3 years of teaching experience in lecturing and skills/simulation laboratory supervision at the college or university level
•Experience using a learning management system (LMS)
•Experience teaching in classrooms and clinical settings
•Experience teaching in an online environment
•Experience in student centered learning situations, team problem solving, and
professional development
•Ability to assist with university and professional service activities, including national and international outreach to industry and other academic institutions
•Involvement in professional organizations and activities in nursing or nursing education.

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you see this position advertised?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Workplace Diversity
    • Work in Texas
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Job Fair
    • GettingHired.com
    • RecruitMilitary.com
    • This Website
    • Other
  2. If you selected Other, please let us know where you saw the position advertised.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a MS in nursing or MS degree in a closely related field and completion of 12 credit hours of the degree requirements in a master’s or doctorate nursing program excluding thesis or professional paper?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experienced in curriculum development?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you skilled in various instructional methods, including methods of teaching in a skills/simulation laboratory?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you committed to the needs of a diverse educational community, including working and communicating across a broad range of disciplines?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you aware this position is located with Texas A&M University - Texarkana?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3