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UT Health Instructor, Nursing - Cizik School of Nursing in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Instructor, Nursing - Cizik School of Nursing

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Instructor/Lecturer/Faculty Associate

Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth

Requisition #: 2100034R

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - School of Nursing invites applicants for full-time non-tenure clinical track positions at the Instructor level.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The faculty member will train and supervise nursing students in the specialty areas of Adult & Family Health, Community Health Nursing, Medical-Surgical, Maternal/Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Psychiatric and Womens Health Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia, Nursing Informatics and Administration. Faculty will also provide service to the school and the university.

POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Instructional responsibilities include both didactic coursework (online and classroom as appropriate) and clinical supervision of students at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels.

  • Participates in the development of curriculum.

  • Attends course planning meetings.

  • Communicates with course faculty about student assignments, requirements, and progress.

  • Evaluates student’s progress, performance and work and provides timely feedback in compliance with established course protocols.

  • Identifies problems and consults with course faculty to develop strategies to resolve.

  • Serves as a professional role model and resource for students.

  • Promotes compliance with student/university policies.

  • Other scholarly / institutional service responsibilities will be determined in coordination with the Department Chair.

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

  • A baccalaureate degree and a Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) or related discipline and eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Texas are required.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

  • One year of teaching experience is preferred.

  • Experience in higher education in a School of Nursing preferred.

  • Experience with a course management system preferred.

CERTIFICATION/SKILLS:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with students and faculty.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).

  • Additional certifications may be required or desired depending upon the specialty area (e.g. CRNA, NP-BC).

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

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