Instructor/Assistant Professor for Nursing

University Of The Incarnate Word

United States

November 11, 2021


Position Details Position Title Instructor/Assistant Professor for Nursing

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

UIW is seeking a full-time (9-month) Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor to teach primarily in the undergraduate nursing program. This position requires the flexibility to teach in a variety of nursing courses, including but not limited to fundamental and medical-surgical areas of nursing, across the lifespan, and in the four spheres of care. Responsibilities may include: didactic and clinical teaching, as well as student advising.

Rank is dependent on education and experience.

This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and The UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about violating Title IX. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Essential Functions

Essential functions include:

  • Teaching in area(s) of expertise within graduate and/or undergraduate programs, outreach and community service, and active involvement in school and university, committees, service, and governance.
  • Developing and maintaining program of scholarship based on the Boyer Model.
  • Teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate or graduate level may include: classroom, lab, and clinical teaching.
  • Evaluating student performance; all faculty are expected to advise students and to work with faculty teams to design and evaluate curriculum to meet accreditation standards and guidelines.
  • Maintain all clinical clearance requirements.
  • Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service, and professional activities. In all matters, faculty members are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.
  • Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of professional nursing education standards for BSN, MSN and/or DNP programs.
  • Comprehensive nursing knowledge and competency.
  • Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
  • Well-developed education and/or health care team communication.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

    Master's Degree in Nursing required

    Required Work Experience

  • Three (3) years clinical practice as a registered nurse in an adult medical surgical based setting.
  • Successful nursing teaching experience or knowledge relevant to higher education, scholarship appropriate for rank at the undergraduate and/or graduate faculty levels.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned Masters in Nursing or PhD in nursing, or closely related discipline.
  • Teaching experience at the baccalaureate level.
  • Spanish/English skills.
  • Primary care or other community-based nursing practice experience.
  • Experience in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation at the undergraduate. level or with concept-based curriculum and/or distance education methodologies.
  • Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

    Unencumbered license as RN in Texas

    Work Hours Physical Demands

    Posting Details Posting Number UN539PO

    Number of Vacancies 1 Job Type Full Time Job Category Faculty Desired Start Date 01/03/2022 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Dean of School of Nursing & Health Professions Salary Commensurate With Experience Open Date 10/11/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant EOE

    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents

  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Other Document
  • Proof of or Eligibility for Licensure
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you currently have or are your eligible for an unencumbered Texas RN license?
  • Yes, have a current unencumbered Texas RN License
  • No
  • Yes, eligible for unencumbered Texas RN License
  • Are you fluent in Spanish?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years of experience do you have in related field?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • UIW Website
  • Chronicle
  • Indeed
  • Glassdoor
  • Personal Referral
  • Employee Referral
  • Other
  • If you selected other, please tell us where?
  • (Open Ended Question)

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