Overview

University of St. Thomas

Nursing Faculty – Adult Health and Critical Care

Peavy School of Nursing

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university, located in Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth largest city, committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking to fill a full-time faculty position in the Peavy School of Nursing with substantial clinical expertise in Adult Health and/or Critical Care Nursing. This position will be part of the accelerated bachelor of 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.
Responsibilities:
Didactic teaching online using Blackboard course management system
Participation in curriculum development
Oversight of multiple sections of course
Advising students
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
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
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 is preferred.
Experience and Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a PhD or DNP degree and a minimum of 5 years of BSN program teaching experience, including in an online format, 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 committed to hiring faculty who can help it not only fulfill its integrated mission – the formation of the whole person for flourishing in this life and the next – but also advance it in new ways. The University’s Catholic identity is the center of this mission, a Catholicism expressed for our own age by the Catechism of the Catholic Church and Pope St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The University asks all candidates applying for this position to consider these documents to ensure their professional goals and practices can align with them.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/2055576-316179

About University of St. Thomas

Company Mission:

Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. As a Catholic university, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world. And, we are the only academic institution in Minnesota to be designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do. Our three campuses in St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and Rome, Italy, offer unique learning and living opportunities.

 

Full time benefit eligible position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, retirement 403b plan, and tuition remission