GENERAL DESCRIPTION :
Provides academic and clinical instruction within the Department of Nursing. Plans, coordinates, and conducts classroom and clinical experiences for students. Participates in scholarly and academic activities appropriate to the Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Reports to the Director of Undergraduate Nursing Studies, and/or Director of Graduate Nursing Studies, on curriculum and course issues (e.g., students, clinical), and reports to the Department Chair on all other issues (e.g., personnel, assignments).
EXAMPLES OF WORK PREFORMED :
1. Maintains academic standards as established by the department, college, and university.
2. Teaches students in the clinical, laboratory and classroom settings.
3. Assumes responsibility for the planning and organization of courses to which assigned.
4. Provides academic advising/counseling to assigned students.
5. Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of departmental, program, course, and student activities.
6. Plans professional development activities for self such as continuing education offerings, workshops, professional meetings, etc.
7. Participates in program, department, college and university committees and in other activities associated with professional status.
8. Maintains membership in and participates in activities of professional associations.
9. Incorporates new knowledge and techniques in clinical, classroom, and laboratory teaching.
10. Displays scholarly orientation to the assumption of the responsibilities of a university faculty member:
a. Utilizes teaching-learning principles appropriately;
b. Serves as a knowledgeable resources person to colleagues, students, and community;
c. Contributes to the generation of research findings in nursing and nursing education;
d. Shares professional expertise beyond the local level;
e. Assists in developing reports required for the operation of the department.
Educational experience in a nationally accredited nursing program is required.
Experience in clinical nursing is required.
Doctorate in Nursing or related field is required for the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor
Master’s degree in Nursing is required for the rank of Instructor
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Demonstrated leadership skills related to coordination of teaching activities.
2. Effective verbal/written communication skills.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum and instructional design an implementation.
4. Demonstrated achievement in scholarly and research activities.
5. Awareness of current issues/trends in nursing and higher education.
6. Effective interpersonal and organizational skills.
Licensure or the ability to become licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Texas is required.
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