Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing R-036401

  • West Texas A&M University
  • Canyon, TX
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Nursing

Job Description

The A&M System strives to maintain a competitive, high-quality benefit package to support the health and wellness needs of our diverse workforce. This includes comprehensive health and welfare insurance plans, additional health and lifestyle programs, and optional retirement savings opportunities. Eligible employees will have access to paid leave programs in addition to 13-15 paid holidays each year. For more information regarding the benefit package go to: West Texas A&M University: Human Resources Benefits

West Texas A&M University, a Member of The Texas A&M University System, invites applications for the position of Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing. This nine-month appointment involves teaching undergraduate nursing courses, both theory and clinical, commensurate with expertise and education. The opportunity for other faculty roles and responsibilities are also provided.

Note: 2 positions available

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the Search Committee Chair:
Dr. Holly Jeffreys
Associate Professor & Department Head
Nursing Department
(806) 651-2631


  • Teach undergraduate nursing courses, both theory and clinical.
  • Utilize the online learning management system, WTClass, for which training is provided.
  • Advise students currently in the undergraduate nursing program.
  • Serve on departmental committees and University committees (if elected).
  • Attend monthly Faculty/Staff Organization Committee meetings.
  • Demonstrate productivity in scholarly activity, if hired in a tenure-track position, for which a doctoral degree is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in Nursing is required for an instructor position. Candidates obtaining a Master's degree in Nursing by May 2021 or December 2021 will be considered.
  • A current unencumbered license, or eligibility for license, to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas.
  • The ability to instruct students in a variety of courses in various clinical situations.
  • The ability to develop teaching materials.
  • The ability to work effectively as a member of the team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in nursing or a related field. If the doctorate is in a related field, a Master's degree in Nursing is required.
  • Experience in teaching in baccalaureate and/or Master's degree programs in nursing.

Applicant Instructions:

Applicants must provide the following materials in order to be considered for this position:

  • Cover Letter;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Three references;
  • Official transcripts from all universities attended.

Please attach all documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page before continuing through the application. Please use the "Upload" button to add each document individually. All revisions must be made prior to application submission. If you need assistance with uploading documents, please contact WTAMU Human Resources at

Texas law requires all males age 18 through 25 to be properly registered with the Selective Service System.

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