Assistant/Associate Professor- School of Nursing

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

United States

October 20, 2021

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Assistant/Associate Professor- School of Nursing

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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

Security sensitive; All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on-campus interview.

Posting Details Faculty Title

Job Class Code FLSA

Posting Number FRGV1232

Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor- School of Nursing Number of Vacancies 1 Location Rio Grande Valley Division/Organization Provost - Academic Affairs Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position Tenure Status FTE 1.0 Scope of Job

We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's diverse student body as a Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of School of Nursing beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. Duties include teaching students in classrooms and/or online, simulated laboratories, and clinical settings as well as student advisement, course and program development. Additional efforts in professional achievement and professional service are expected, and experience working with ethnically diverse populations is a plus. The unique composition of the UTRGV campus enables health professionals to address clinical care, public policy, and social issues through multidisciplinary research, scholarship, and community action. For appointment into a tenure-track or tenured position, evidence of scholarly achievement, including research, publications, and national/international professional presentations, along with experience in teaching and service, will be evaluated to determine the appropriate rank.

About UTRGV:

It is UTRGV's Vision “ To be one of the nation's leaders in higher education, its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.” As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more equitable outcomes for student success.

UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest percentage of Hispanic students.

Thanks to a steadfast commitment to safety and success, UTRGV yielded record- breaking outcomes in enrollment and student success in the fall 2020 semester. For additional information, please visit our website

The School of Nursing offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Nursing. These degrees include a traditional BSN and 2nd degree BSN pre- licensure degree, an RN to BSN, along with graduate degrees in Nursing Education, Nursing Administration, Family Nurse Practitioner, and a Post- graduate certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health NP. Our faculty teach on two campuses, in both Edinburg and in Brownsville. We have full simulation labs that offer state of the art educational opportunities for all our students. We collaborate with the other health science programs at UTRGV on interdisciplinary clinical experiences and work with hospitals throughout the entire Rio Grande Valley. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, UTRGV is committed to preparing its students to succeed, contribute and excel in an increasingly diverse, global, and interconnected world, and seeks faculty who are prepared to help in this goal.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral degree in Nursing , RN License in Texas, or ability to be licensed as RN in Texas

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Masters in Nursing with a Nursing Education or Nursing Administration focus

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree in Nursing, previous faculty experience

License or Certification Required? Yes Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience Desired Start Date 11/15/2021

EEO Statement

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it's education programs and activities, including employment .

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.

Open Date 10/06/2021 Close Date 10/20/2021 Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

Date of Birth Social Security Number Gender Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

Security sensitive; All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on-campus interview.

Please Note

Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Incomplete applications will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.

Quick Link https: // careers.utrgv.edu/postings/30566

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Certifications and Licenses
  • List of 3 References
  • Letter of Interest
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Writing / Publication Sample
  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3
  • Multi Media
  • Training Certificates
  • Other Document
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Additional Document
  • NCCPA Certification
  • State Licensure
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