Position is headquartered in Stephenville, Texas with off campus travel to teach courses/clinical and attend meetings/events as necessary for job duties; appointment is a 9-month base with a possible additional 3-month appointment (based upon teaching credits).
Responsibilities: 60% Teaching: 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. Primary responsibility in the Department of Nursing will be effective teaching in the classroom, skills lab, simulation, and clinical areas for undergraduate and graduate students; Design and /or implement course(s)/clinical(s) consistent with the programs curriculum; Create a positive, effective, learning environment for students in all areas; 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.
30% 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.
10% Service: Exhibit a mature view of your discipline; Maintain an appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising, orientation; Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, 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; Provide accurate advising information and serve as an advocate for nursing students; Participate in on-going and end-of-semester evaluation of the BSN and MSN programs and annual data collection and analysis of student learning outcomes; Function as an effective team member at the department, college, and university levels.
Earned doctorate in Nursing or related field (PhD preferred, DNP and EdD 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 start date; Eligibility for current RN licensure in Texas; Demonstrated strong communication and relational skills.
To be eligible for the rank of Assistant Professor: Demonstrated ability in the discipline and strong teaching skills; scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree; and a record of service. Teachers of record must possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools credential standards which normally include a Masterâ™s degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justification.
To be eligible for the rank of Associate Professor: Demonstrated ability in the discipline and strong teaching skills; consistent record of scholarly outcomes; recognized by others as a scholar; and a sustained record of service. Teachers of record must possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools credential standards which normally include a Masterâ™s degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justification.
Demonstrated ability and skills to work within a team with a connective and collaborative approach. Nursing administration experience
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 co...lleges—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 organizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.
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