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LeTourneau University

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Job title: Nursing Faculty (tenure-track) Assistant or Associate Professor
Job location: Longview, TX 75607-7001 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 05/13/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation:

Job Classification


Job Category:Assistant Professor of Nursing

Job Description


Job description:
LeTourneau University
Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing

LeTourneau University invites applications from exceptionally-qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the School of Nursing at either the assistant or associate professor level. LeTourneau is a vibrant and growing interdenominational, evangelical Christian university, known for high-quality academic programs that attract students of outstanding ability. The university is currently in the process of applying for Texas Board of Nursing approval for a new BSN level, residential School of Nursing. The School of Nursing will graduate highly-skilled, progressive-thinking nurses who will carry the mission of LeTourneau as they go out to claim Christ in “every workplace, every nation.”

DATE OF ADVERTISEMENT: May 3, 2013
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: July 1, 2013
LOCATION: Longview, Texas
REPORTS TO: Dean of Nursing
SCHEDULE/WORKLOAD: This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with a full teaching load each semester which will include both classroom and clinical hours. Although the current curriculum calls for primarily fall/spring semester courses in nursing, summer school teaching may also be required. Clinical responsibilities may require working evenings, nights, and weekends as needed due to clinical space availabilities. Flexibility is absolutely necessary as this program is currently in development.

CHARACTERISTICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate for this tenured faculty position will have the following characteristics and qualifications:

• An enthusiastic Christian faith with a commitment to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith and learning.
• Interest and experience in curriculum and program development.
• Minimum of MSN education with doctoral degree preferred.
• Current Texas nursing license or ability to obtain a Texas nursing license.
• University-level academic experience in a school of nursing with a successful record of teaching in the field of nursing.
• A strong interest and commitment to teaching and advising at the undergraduate level.
• Ability to relate to students and to communicate subject material using innovative approaches and technologies.
• Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends as necessary.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

The ideal candidate for this position will be able to teach adult health nursing, foundations of nursing, health assessment, and professional nursing. This candidate will be able to use conceptual, learning-based teaching strategies. The successful candidate will teach a full-time course load of nursing classes which will involve preparation of course materials, delivery of content, and evaluation of student learning. This candidate will be responsible for student clinical activities as well as classroom activities. The candidate will also be expected to participate in University activities, committees, and seminars as well as departmental meetings/activities.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University provides a significant benefit package including medical and life insurance and contribution to a retirement program.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:
Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.
In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send both an electronic and hardcopy version of a completed application, letter of interest, and curriculum vitae to:

Dr. Steven D. Mason
Associate Provost & Dean of Faculty
LeTourneau University
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-3259
Phone (903) 233-3200
E-mail address: GerrieForbis@letu.edu

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:
Inspired by faith and a spirit of ingenuity, LeTourneau University integrates learning, living and Christian leadership in a community of integrity, academic quality and technological innovation. In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers programs for adult students at major educational centers in Tyler, Dallas, Austin, and Houston, Texas.

LeTourneau has been recognized more than twelve times by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges." LeTourneau University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees. The business program is accredited by IACBE. LeTourneau University’s engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of 150,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See http://www.letu.edu for more information.

Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
CHARACTERISTICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:


The ideal candidate for this tenured faculty position will have the following characteristics and qualifications:

•An enthusiastic Christian faith with a commitment to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith and learning.
•Interest and experience in curriculum and program development.
•Minimum of MSN education with doctoral degree preferred.
•Current Texas nursing license or ability to obtain a Texas nursing license.
•University-level academic experience in a school of nursing with a successful record of teaching in the field of nursing.
•A strong interest and commitment to teaching and advising at the undergraduate level.
•Ability to relate to students and to communicate subject material using innovative approaches and technologies.
•Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends as necessary.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:


The ideal candidate for this position will be able to teach adult health nursing, foundations of nursing, health assessment, and professional nursing. This candidate will be able to use conceptual, learning-based teaching strategies. The successful candidate will teach a full-time course load of nursing classes which will involve preparation of course materials, delivery of content, and evaluation of student learning. This candidate will be responsible for student clinical activities as well as classroom activities. The candidate will also be expected to participate in University activities, committees, and seminars as well as departmental meetings/activities.
 
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