The School of Nursing at Texas A&M University is seeking seven faculty members with experience in academic nursing education for part-time clinical faculty instructors for the Bryan or Round Rock, Texas campuses. The primary responsibility for this position is the clinical education of our students in the clinical setting which are most frequently held on Thursdays and Fridays. This position will teach undergraduate or graduate clinical courses depending on the need of the school and the experience and qualifications of the candidate. Applicants will be considered for the non-tenure track title of Clinical Faculty. The position is expected to have a 4-month spring contract and begin on January 16, 2024.
The School of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Traditional, Second degree, and RN to BSN), MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN-Nursing Education, MSN-Forensic Nursing, DNP, graduate certificate in Forensic Health Care and PMHNP post-graduate certificate. Future plans include a PhD program and additional graduate and post-graduate certificate programs. We are a growing school within Texas A&M University with programs located in Bryan, Texas (primary location), Round Rock, Texas and a new campus location in McAllen is planned for Spring 2026.
The School of Nursing is one of five schools that comprise the Texas A&M Health Science Center. Drawing from our vast network of scientists, educators, and clinical partners, we educate highly qualified graduates who are equipped to address the health needs of an ever-changing population in Texas, the nation, and the world. Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX. It is home to over 70,000 students and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities.
Clinical Faculty Track
All part-time faculty are expected to teach as their primary responsibility. Instruction in the school of nursing is complex, given the practice nature of the discipline, and includes content and clinical mastery. These expectations are broadly described as expectations to:
- Develop new courses according to curriculum and accreditation standards.
- Prepare course materials and examinations that are current, evaluated, and revised to improve student learning.
- Teach effectively in the classroom, clinical settings, and/or online environment.
- Select and manage quality clinical learning experiences in a variety of settings.
- Provide competent clinical supervision of students.
- Evaluate student performance effectively.
- Advise and mentor students for academic success.
- Maintain posted office hours.
- Collaborate with and mentor faculty peers.
- Maintain clinical currency and relevant certifications.
The anticipated start date is January 16, 2024.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is required plus candidate must be currently enrolled in a master’s nursing program and have earned a minimum of 50% of the required credits toward the master’s degree in nursing.
- Masters of Science in Nursing is preferred.
- Two or more years of recent nursing practice experience is required.
Required Registrations, Certifications and Licenses:
- Candidate must hold an unencumbered RN license or privilege to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas
- Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
Preferred registrations, Certifications and Licenses:
- Current CHSE certification or secured within 1 year of hire
- Experience teaching face-to-face and online at the baccalaureate level
- Experience in a clinical specialty area of nursing
- Experience in rural nursing or nursing care of underserved populations
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to lead as well as to function as a strong collaborator on interprofessional teams
- Highly organized
- Professional demeanor
- Ability to multi-task and establish effective working relationships
- Knowledge and understanding of the mission and role of the Land Grant University System
Applicants interested must apply through the Texas A&M University faculty job board hosted by Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/131668
Applicants should submit the following documents: (1) cover letter (2) detailed curriculum vitae (3) personal statement to include philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service, as applicable; and (4) contact information for five references.
Any questions regarding the position should be directed to Jennifer Morton at jm*****@ta**.edu. Academic rank and salary are based on qualifications and experience.