The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking experienced clinical faculty for their School of Nursing.
The School of Nursing is seeking a seasoned faculty member with substantial clinical expertise in Adult Health and/or Critical Care Nursing to be part of the campus-based nursing program. The School is committed to a nursing philosophy and curriculum framework centered on healing and holistic care for the established BSN program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program focused on transformational leadership.
Classroom, simulation lab and clinical instruction
Participation in curriculum development
Establishing student clinical rotations with clinical partners
This role requires sound clinical knowledge and skills and competence in teaching as evidenced by current clinical experience, clinical teaching and/or academic teaching, including experience with simulation in a nursing laboratory.
A 12- month contract to teach summer, fall, and spring semesters
Teaching assignment may include some evening and/or weekend hours
Will develop, revise and update curricula in collaboration with nursing faculty, practice partners and students based on School of Nursing standards for curriculum, teaching methodology and outcome evaluation.
Additional requirements include experience with collaborative learning environments and teaching and relating to students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds
Fluency in both English and Spanish will be considered a plus.
The successful candidate will have a PhD or DNP degree and a minimum of 5 years of BSN program teaching experience reflecting commitment to best practices in nursing education, or any equivalent combination of work and teaching experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position. Current licensure as RN in the state of Texas, or eligibility for licensure is required. This is a non-tenure track position, although tenure track opportunities may be available in future if desired. Academic rank will be offered commensurate with education and experience.
While building on a powerful legacy of Catholic nursing education, the nursing programs focus on innovation and creativity in curricula that incorporate emerging best practices in nursing education designed to prepare graduates for the future of nursing. Creative education/practice partnerships, learning partnerships between teacher and student and innovative use of educational/simulation technology will be integral to both programs. Faculty will participate in further enhancing the collaborative organizational model guiding SON governance.
Interested candidates must provide a comprehensive resume and cover letter, evidence of a commitment to teaching excellence, and to the integration of a liberal arts education into the professional education of nurses at the BSN and DNP level. Also, include a statement demonstrating willingness to support the tenets of Catholic higher education as articulated in Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to a holistic nursing philosophy/framework and the capacity to work collaboratively as part of an engaged teaching team with nursing faculty, colleagues from other disciplines and clinical partners.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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