Adjunct Clinical Faculty - Nursing Hourly

  • University of Texas Permian Basin
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • Dec 06, 2023
Part time / Adjunct Nursing

Job Description


Adjunct Clinical Faculty - Nursing Hourly

Hiring Department

The University of Texas Permian Basin's School of Nursing welcomes applications for the position of Adjunct Clinical Faculty

Salary Range

$50.00 an hour

Essential Functions

The School of Nursing at UTPB welcomes applications for clinical adjunct faculty in Nursing. The part-time clinical faculty member will either teach clinical courses or assist the primary instructor or adjunct, in accordance with the schedule of classes, and follow the approved course description(s) and syllabi as established and administered by the Dean with the approval of the Provost.

Non-teaching assignments include instructional development, academic advising and assisting students, registration assignments, participating in university-wide activities and task forces, and other appropriate responsibilities. This is an non-exempt, non-tenured faculty position. In this role, the faculty member is expected to attend scheduled classes and posted office hours. Days, evenings and weekend hours will be required to grade materials, create and/or update course delivery, participate in recruitment events and other academic events.

Teach a variety of classes in accordance with the course syllabus and University policy while actively seeking ways to improve instruction. Continue to update and revise course content and teaching methodology in order to maintain currency and relevance.
Collaborate and/or provide assistance to associate faculty in regard to course content and instructional materials.
Maintain general knowledge of degree requirements, programs and course transfer information.
Actively participate and attend department, division and university-wide committees and meetings.
Actively participate in assisting the University in maintaining standards required for accreditation.
Participate in full regalia in official graduation ceremonies and other official functions as requested by the Dean.
Perform other duties as determined in consultation with the Dean and/or Provost.

Required Qualifications

Master's Degree (MSN) or higher in Nursing
Unencumbered license to practice nursing in TX or another compact state required (or eligible for licensure.)
Proven expertise in primary care, women's health, preventive medicine and patient education
Advanced collaboration and communication skills
The ability to successfully pass a criminal background check
Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with students with a wide range of skill levels
Ability to use collaborative learning techniques and student centered methods of instruction
Ability to work in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evening assignments - daytime availability a plus (in some cases, may be required)

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in Nursing
Experience in baccalaureate nursing education and curriculum development
Specialization in Community & Public Health

Additional Information

Required Application Materials

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

3. List of References

4. Teaching Philosophy Statement

5. Transcripts

6. Letters of Recommendation (Preferred)

Conditions of Employment

1. The job description is not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor.
2. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.
3. Once hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of the hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire. UTPB participates in e-Verify.
4. Employees must be able and willing to travel and perform duties away from campus as necessary and must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.
5. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
6. UT Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Generally, the hours for this position are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 - 5:30 pm; Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm with a one-hour lunch. The individual holding this position may need to be available early morning, evening, and on weekends to meet the needs of the department. Hours worked may differ with some departments.

Standard Working Conditions

1. Able to lift various materials up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis.
2. Able to bend, crouch, and reach continuously.
3. Physically able remain seated, frequently to continuously.
4. Able to remain standing up to 15% of the time.
5. Possesses dexterity abilities required to perform job duties including extensive keyboard work, operating office equipment, performing filing, and other job-related responsibilities that include extensive wrist and hand movement.
6. Standard working conditions may differ depending on department and occupation.

University Benefits
1. UT Permian Basin offers an excellent compensation package including Heath, Retirement, & Fringe Benefits for full-time employees.
2. Coverage includes Medical, Prescriptions, Life Insurance, AD&D, and matching retirement provided by UTPB for the employee.
3. You may also add Dental, Vision, Family, Spending Accounts, Additional Retirement, and a few other coverages as options too.
4. Fringe benefits include Tuition Reimbursement (after one year of service), Wellness Breaks, Employee Assistant Program (EAP), and meal deals, among other perks and discounts!
5. Our benefits package, along with an ample leave policy, make for a great total compensation package.

About the University

The University of Texas Permian Basin is located in Odessa, Texas. It was authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1969 and founded in 1973. The Permian Basin is one of the fastest-growing, culturally vibrant, economically invigorated regions of the country - full of industry, culture, and wide-open spaces. At the academic heart of this area sits The University of Texas Permian Basin - which every year, delivers smart, savvy leaders across the U.S.

As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, learning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing the technology and public interests of West Texas.

Our vision is that the University of Texas Permian Basin will be an innovative, responsive university that thinks large and lives local. We will lead in advancing education, research, economic competitiveness, and cultural enrichment.

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