Tenured/Tenure-Track: Open rank

Tenured/Tenure-Track: Open rank

Tenured/Tenure-Track: Open rank

Posting Date: 02/16/2022

Closing Date: 04/30/2022

Job Information/Description:

The Texas A&M University College of Nursing is accepting applications for a full-time strategic hire, tenure‐track or tenured faculty, at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, depending upon qualifications in Bryan, TX or Round Rock, TX. Candidates should have an active research portfolio and demonstrate the potential for attracting extramural funding that will contribute to the advancement of science and knowledge translation across the lifespan and health/wellness continuum.

The Texas A&M College of Nursing provides a supportive environment for research and strives to expand our interdisciplinary collaboration with many Texas A&M University units, for example, 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 9 spot in the U.S. News & World Report’s national rankings for best online MSN degree program 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.

Successful applicants must have a research doctorate, a documented commitment to teaching and service and must hold a valid United States nursing license with eligibility for licensure in the state of Texas.

This full‐time position ‐ 9‐month plus summer appointment ‐ is expected to begin as early as Spring of 2022, depending upon the availability of the candidate. As a growing college of the Texas A&M University System, we have two campus locations – Bryan‐College Station and Round Rock – and two advising/recruiting locations – the Rio Grande Valley (McAllen) and rural east Texas (Lufkin). The College offers three different tracks for students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and three Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree specialties including MSN‐Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN‐Nursing Education and MSN‐Forensic Nursing. Future plans to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and PhD program are currently in the development phase.

The vision of the college incorporates efforts to directly address health disparities and inequity with particular focus on vulnerable, underserved populations. This position will enhance the research, teaching and service portfolio by expanding upon strong programs providing care to rural communities, cancer care, interpersonal violence, and telehealth‐based primary care services.

As a research‐intensive position at a Tier One research university, academic rank is commensurate with the candidate’s prior experience and record. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and startup package. The position will be located on either the Texas A&M Health campus in Bryan‐College Station or Round Rock, TX. We have a very active portfolio of cancer prevention and screening grants, and a close working relationship with a major cancer center in the region. Consideration will be given to applicants with a strong potential for, or growing, extramurally funded research programs. Candidates are expected to continue their program of research and seek external funding while teaching and mentoring both students and fellow faculty. The role will play a significant role in contributing to the growing research, scholarship, and outreach of the college.

Required Education: PhD degree in nursing or a PhD in a related field. At least one graduate degree must be in nursing. Post‐ doctoral education preferred.

Required Experience:

A clear record of scholarly outcomes in the broad area of human health, indicating strong potential for competitive extramural funding. Experience teaching at the BSN or graduate level is required. Must be qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor rank, and eligible for tenure consideration at Texas A&M University depending on rank. Tenure determination requires an accomplished record of teaching, research, and service.

Required Registrations, Certifications and Licenses:

Candidate must hold a valid United States nursing license and be eligible to obtain a Texas RN license. Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Application Instructions:

A cover letter that includes a summary of the candidate’s interest in and qualifications for the position.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement (1 page)
A current curriculum vita that includes a list of courses taught including format (e.g., face to face, online, hybrid)
Teaching, Scholarship and Service Statement (3 pages)
Contact information for three professional references
Applications are only accepted online. The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately upon submission.

If you have questions about the advertisement, please contact Amber Rule at [email protected]

The application materials must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/97361

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
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Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.

Contact Information:

If you have questions about the advertisement, please contact Amber Rule at [email protected]