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Associate/Assistant Professor- School of Nursing Job

UTMB Health

Date: Jul 6, 2014

Location: Galveston, TX, US

Job Title: Associate/Assistant Professor- School of Nursing
Job ID: 26912
Location: Galveston
Business Unit: SONSG
Full/Part Time: Full-Time (40 hours)
Regular/Temporary: Regular



Min Qualifications

Assistant Professor level; a Masters Degree in Nursing and a doctorate or a doctoral degree in progress is required.

Associate Professor level; a Masters Degree in Nursing and a doctorate are required.

Department Marketing Statement

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) School of Nursing, located on historic Galveston Island, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the Doctor of Nursing Practice/Master of Science leadership track. Faculty in this position will have a major role in teaching innovative executive leadership courses and developing strategic leadership experiences in health care organizations for DNP and MSN students. They also will be involved in successfully guiding/mentoring students in those leadership experiences.

We are seeking dynamic candidates with experience in health care leadership at the executive level who have relevant expertise in organizational assessment, finance, systems-theory, informatics especially its application to evidenced-based practice, and quality improvement. Faculty appointed to this position will contribute to the overall teaching, research, and service missions of the University of Texas Medical Branch.

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 School has one of the oldest and most respected Masters practitioner programs in the United States, and is beginning a new and innovative DNP program that includes a special focus on executive leadership. Faculty in the leadership and practitioner programs have extensive teaching and clinical practice backgrounds, often serving as consultants to other programs in the United States and Europe. The school has set the standard for progressive nursing education for more than a century and continues to be a leader in innovative nursing education, clinical practice, and research.

UTMB provides a rich interdisciplinary environment conducive to teaching, practice, and research. The medical center has numerous and varied clinical sites on the Galveston campus as well as across Galveston County and the Gulf Coast region. The UTMB campus is home to numerous federally┬┐funded research centers, including the Center for Clinical and Translational Research; the Galveston National Laboratory, a unique facility dedicated to the study of infectious diseases; and the Sealy Center on Aging. The School of Nursing has state-of-the-art bio-behavioral, simulation, and multi-media laboratories.construction).

Salary Range

Rank and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Specific Job Related Duties

At the Assistant Professor rank the expectations are to:

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 professional organizations. 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.

At the Associate Professor level the successful applicant will demonstrate all the qualities as the Assistant Professor plus the following additional requirements:

Demonstrate skills as a clinician in a specialty area. Exhibits leadership in clinical settings for increased collaboration with nursing colleagues and other disciplines. Effectively use innovative, state of the art teaching methodologies and learning activities that promote excellence in the classroom and clinical settings. Serve as an Academic Advisor to students. Assume a leadership role in academic programs and committee responsibilities.

Demonstrate leadership through increased participation University activities and committees. Participates actively in local, state, national, and international professional organizations, demonstrating increasing participation University activities and committees. Serves as a mentor for faculty new to teaching or the School of Nursing. Directs and participates in research or other scholarly activities that contribute to the advancement of nursing knowledge and nursing science.

Please apply at http://hr.utmb.edu/careers/ job opening # 26912
Location: Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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