College of Nursing and Health Sciences
JOB TITLE: Clinical Instructor in Nursing - Palestine Campus
DEPARTMENT: Nursing & Health Sciences
The College of Nursing at The University of Texas at Tyler, is seeking to hire an experienced, non-tenure track, clinical faculty to teach in a progressive and rapidly growing nationally accredited BSN program. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled
Qualifications: (a) master’s degree in nursing, preferably in nursing education; (b) undergraduate BSN teaching experience, eligible licensure in Texas. Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience.
Responsibilities: Duties include, but are not limited to, (a) primary teaching responsibility is conducting clinical responsibilities for BSN students on the Palestine campus; (b) assisting classroom faculty as needed; (c) mentoring and advising students; (d) participating in College and University service.
Starting Date: January 2014
Application: To apply, (1) submit a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and professional goals: (2) vita; (3) three letters of reference: (4) copy of current registered nursing license: (4) official transcripts showing BSN and MSN degrees, to Dr. Pam Martin, Interim Dean, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75799.
The College of Nursing offers the Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN), with a traditional generic track and accelerated track that is 16 months, and RN-BSN track; Masters of Science (MSN) with tracks in education and nurse educator certification, administration and joint MSN-MBA, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and post-MSN FNP certification, and the PhD. The MSN and PhD programs are totally online programs. The College of Nursing has 64 full time faculty members with an average enrollment of 1000 students. The nursing program in Palestine is located in Mathis Hall. Students attending in Palestine attend classes and conduct clinical experiences in the local area. More information can be found at http://www.uttyler.edu/palestine/
Palestine, the county seat of Anderson County, is situated approximately 45 miles south of Tyler amid the beautiful lakes and piney woods of East Texas. The city is at the intersection of U.S. highways 79 and 287, at the center of the county, some 108 miles southeast of Dallas and 150 miles north of Houston. The history of Palestine is deep with over 1800 historical sites in the city of approximately 18,000.
The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility 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.
JOB TITLE: Doctoral Faculty Positions
DEPARTMENT: Nursing & Health Sciences
The College of Nursing at The University of Texas at Tyler is seeking two creative, visionary doctoral prepared faculty members for vibrant and rapidly growing graduate nursing programs. The positions are available beginning in fall 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and the positions 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 email@example.com.
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.
JOB TITLE: Faculty position, Department of Health and Kinesiology
DEPARTMENT: Department of Health and Kinesiology
The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Health and Kinesiology in the primary area of nutrition science. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.
Responsibilities/Duties: Teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in nutrition and related areas; engage in research; serve the University, profession and community; and be a collegial member of the Department.
Required Qualifications: Terminal degree or ABD in nutrition science or health sciences with a focus in nutrition; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; and willingness and ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with departmental colleagues, faculty and other professionals in other disciplines both within and outside of UT Tyler.
Desired qualifications: Experience with college-level teaching and scholarly writing; teaching in distance education format (hybrid, online); teaching or field experience in community or public health; high potential for independent research and external funding of research; experience with statistical analysis and grant-writing; and dietician or nutrition certification.
General Information: The Department of Health and Kinesiology, within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, offers three undergraduate and three master’s degrees: B.S.-Health Studies, B.S.-Kinesiology (which includes options of athletic training and physical education teacher certification), B.A.-Health and Kinesiology, M.S.-Health Sciences, M.S.-Kinesiology (with online option), and M.Ed.-Health and Kinesiology. The Department will have 14 full-time faculty members after filling this position. Enrollment in Department courses has increased dramatically over the past 5-6 years. In a typical fall or spring semester, about 600 students enroll in Health and Kinesiology courses. The Department is housed in the Jean Lancaster Academic Wing of the beautiful Herrington Patriot Center, which was completed in 2003. The University of Texas at Tyler is an academic component of The University of Texas System. UT Tyler, which celebrated its 40th anniversary last year, is growing in size and distinction. The University offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to over 7,500 students. The University recently began its first two doctoral programs. A significant emphasis of the University is its Global Awareness Through Education Program (GATE). UT Tyler’s main campus is located on 206 acres in pine and hardwood forests of beautiful East Texas. Additional campuses are in Longview and Palestine. A sister institution, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (also known as UT Health Northeast), is located 10 miles from UT Tyler’s main campus.
Starting Date: August 2014
Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with qualifications. A nine-month contract is standard. Additional summer employment is probable.
Application: To apply, submit (1) cover letter that addresses qualifications, professional goals and research interest(s); (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) list of three professional references, with current position and contact information for each, to:
William Sorensen, PhD, Search Committee Chair
Department of Health & Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd., Tyler TX 75799
Office telephone: 903-566-7031, Fax: 903-566-7065.
Or submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Selection process begins March 31, 2014.
The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work legally 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. UT Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.