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Faculty Positions



Job Title: Coordinator: Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Department: Nursing & Health Sciences

Status: Active

The College of Nursing at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applicants to apply for a full-time assistant/associate professor at salary commensurate with experience to lead a rapidly growing FNP program and help with development of a DNP. The position is available beginning in fall 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


Qualifications:  (a) earned Doctorate in Nursing (DNP); (b) family nurse practitioner certification (ANCC or AANP); (c) graduate teaching experience family primary care; (c) experience in clinical practice; (d) eligible for licensure in Texas (e) evidence of program of scholarship; (f) record of extramural support and current competitive funding preferred.


Responsibilities:  Duties include, but are not limited to, (1) coordinating the day to day activities related to the FNP program and teaching in a dynamic community-based nursing program in family primary care; (2) maintaining an active program of scholarship; (3) mentoring and advising students; (4) participating in College and University service.


About the University: An academic component of The University of Texas System, The University of Texas at Tyler is growing in size and distinction, and emphasizes preparation of leaders and focuses on excellent teaching, values-based education, service learning and scholarship. The campus is located on 206 acres in the beautiful wooded East Texas lake country on the I-20 corridor, about 100 miles east of Dallas and 200 miles north of Houston. The University is a public Level 5 doctoral institution that enrolls over 7,000 students, including nearly 25% ethnic minority students and offers more than eighty undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is the largest college on the campus with an enrollment of over 2000. Nursing degrees offered include the BSN, MSN (education & administration), FNP (and post-masters FNP certificate), and PhD. The College of Nursing offered the first PhD program in the history of UT Tyler. The college anticipates the addition of the DNP in the near future. The health sciences department includes degrees in kinesiology and health. For more information about the College of Nursing please visit our website at http://www.uttyler.edu/nursing/


Application: Interested candidates should (1) submit a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and professional goals: (2) current vitae, (3) three letters of reference: (4) copy of current RN license and documentation of FNP certification to Amy Toone, Ph.D., R.N., Search Committee Chair, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75799 or by email to atoone@uttyler.edu  


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




Job Title: Doctoral Faculty Position
Department: Nursing & Health Sciences

Status: Active

The College of Nursing at The University of Texas at Tyler is seeking a creative, visionary doctoral prepared faculty member for vibrant and rapidly growing graduate nursing programs. The position is available beginning in fall 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


Qualifications: (a) earned PhD (in Nursing preferred); (b) experience teaching in a PhD program; (c) experience chairing dissertations; (d) evidence of established program of research; (e) record of extramural support; (f) eligible for Texas licensure.


Responsibilities: Duties include, but are not limited to, (1) primary teaching responsibility in dynamic on-line PhD and Master’s in Nursing programs, ranked #3 in 2012 by US News & World Report for online student engagement; (2) chairing dissertations; (3) mentoring students; (4) maintaining an active, funded program of research; (5) representing the College of Nursing in University committees and governance.


About the University: An academic component of The University of Texas System, The University of Texas at Tyler is growing in size and distinction, and emphasizes preparation of leaders and focuses on excellent teaching, values-based education, service learning and scholarship. The campus is located on 206 acres in the beautiful wooded East Texas lake country on the I-20 corridor, about 100 miles east of Dallas and 200 miles north of Houston. The University is a public Level 5 doctoral institution that enrolls over 7,000 students, including nearly 25% ethnic minority students and offers more than eighty undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is the largest college on the campus with an enrollment of over 2000. Nursing degrees offered include the BSN, MSN (education & administration), FNP and (post-masters FNP), and PhD. The College of Nursing offered the first PhD program in the history of UT Tyler. The college anticipates the addition of the DNP in the near future. The health sciences department includes degrees in kinesiology and health. For more information about the College of Nursing please visit our website at http://www.uttyler.edu/nursing/.


Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current CV, and three letters of reference to Sally Northam, Ph.D., R.N., Chair, Search Committee, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75799 or by email to snortham@uttyler.edu.


The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants selected to fill the position must be able to present documentation of the right to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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