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Job ID: 115130

Assistant Professor
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Date Posted Nov. 1, 2018
Title Assistant Professor
University University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, TX, United States
Department School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Spring 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Nursing - General

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is seeking applications for a tenure track position in the School of Nursing to begin appointment as Coordinator of the BSN Program, Spring 2019 . Duties may include teaching students in classrooms and/or online, simulated laboratories, and clinical settings as well as student advisement. Additional efforts in professional achievement and professional service are expected, and experience working with ethnically diverse populations is a plus.

The BSN Program Director shall provide leadership in the following areas: 1) Coordinate the BSN Program, supervise faculty performance, and manage workload of the assigned faculty; 2) Evaluate the curriculum as required by the accrediting agency on an annual basis; 3) Teach students didactic and/or clinical;4) Advise students about preceptor requirements regarding clinical practice; and 5) Ensure program adherence to the Texas Board of Nursing legislated regulations. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly work, student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions and are committed to UTRGV’s strategic plan, vision, mission, values and core priorities. (

Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in nursing or related field from an accredited university. Eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas;
Preferred Qualifications: At least 2 years of clinical experience, previous teaching experience at the baccalaureate and/or graduate level(s), and evidence of strong potential for teaching effectiveness, educational leadership, and professional achievement (scholarship, research, creative activity; Administrative experience as a program director preferred).

  • EEO Statement
    UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
    Diversity Statement
    UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

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