Instructor/Assistant Professor- School of Nursing Job
UTMB Health - Galveston, TX

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Job Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor- School of Nursing
Job ID: 32612
Location: Galveston
Business Unit: SONSG
Full/Part Time: Full-Time (40 hours)
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Min Qualifications

At the Instructor level, a Masters Degree in Nursing or a commensurate degree in appropriate discipline required.

At the Assistant Professor level, a Masters Degree in Nursing or a commensurate degree is required; doctorate degree preferred.

Licensed as a registered nurse in the state of Texas

Department Marketing Statement

Founded in 1890, the School of Nursing was the first nursing program in the Southwest and one of the first schools in the U.S. to be affiliated with a university in 1896. The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing at Galveston invites applications and nominations for full time faculty. As a component of the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), the school of nursing offers academic programs at the baccalaureate (traditional, accelerated, and RN-BSN), Masters (Family, Adult/Geriatric, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Leadership, Nurse Educator) and Doctoral Programs (DNP and PhD in collaboration with the Graduate School). The encumbent in the position is responsible for providing leadership contributing to the advancement of nursing scholarship within the School of Nursing, UTMB community and regionally. The school of nursing is proud of its excellent academic programs, strong clinical environment, modern classrooms, as well as, its innovative use of distance education and simulation laboratories,. The UTMB community values diversity among faculty, students, and staff at all levels within its academic programs.

UTMB provides a rich interdisciplinary environment conducive to teaching, practice, and research across the Schools of Nursing, Medicine, Health Professions Sciences, and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. The School of Nursing has a state of the art laboratory for bio-behavioral research, an interprofessional nursing simulation center, and other faculty resources. The UTMB campus is home to the University Hospitals and Clinics including the John Sealy Hospital, Texas Department of Criminal Justice Hospital, and the Biosafety Level 4 (BSL4) Lab and the Galveston National Lab.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Specific Job Related Duties

At the Instructor level the expectations are to:
Demonstrates skill as a clinical practitioner. Serves as a role model for students in the clinical setting. Collaborates with nursing colleagues and other disciplines in the educational setting to provide appropriate learning experiences for students.
Fosters an environment that is conducive to learning. Effectively uses teaching methodologies in clinical settings. Documents and evaluates student performance using approved course records and tools. Performs the role of Academic Advisor to students.
Contributes to nursing through the scholarly publications and presentations.
Participates in local and state professional nursing organizations. Participates in continuing education programs for professional development. Attends scheduled meetings of the Faculty Assembly, Town Meetings, and Special Meetings of the faculty as called by the Dean or Chair of the Faculty Assembly. Meets all UTMB compliance-training requirements within posted deadlines.

At the Assistant Professor level demonstrates all the qualities as the Instructor level plus the following additional requirements:

Demonstrate competence in classroom and clinical teaching using effective teaching methodologies. Participate in course design, development, implementation, and evaluation to provide appropriate learning experiences for students. Demonstrate competence and leadership within a defined area of nursing practice. Perform the role of Academic Advisor to students. Disseminate scholarly work in professional publications/presentation at local or state meetings. Participate on a minimum of one School of Nursing Committee and one UTMB Committee each year. Participate in research or practice activities according to preparation and expertise. Maintain academic excellence in education, practice and/or research through participation in continuing education programs.

Please apply at job opening # 32612
Location: Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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