Assistant Professor – Program Director of the BSN Program
Applications are being accepted for a tenure track position in the School of Nursing. Interested candidates should hold a Doctoral degree in Nursing or related discipline. Preference will be given to those with two years of clinical experience, educational leadership, professional achievement and administrative experience. The position will include but not limited to:
Coordination of the BSN program, oversee and manage faculty and workload
Annual curriculum evaluation
Teaching students didactic and/or clinical
Advise students about precepting requirements regarding clinical practice
Ensure program adheres to Texas Board of Nursing legislated regulations
The UTRGV School of Nursing combines the rich history of the Nursing programs at both the University of Texas Pan American and the University of Texas Brownsville. These two legacy institutions have produced successful, professional nurses for almost five decades.
UTRGV is in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, a semi-tropical area known for rich culture, wildlife and economical living conditions, is expanding rapidly. We prioritize social responsibility, respect, dignity, advocacy and community service – with a mission to improve health, and life, at the individual and community levels.
Doctorate in nursing or related field from an accredited university. Eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.
At least 2 years of clinical experience, previous teaching experience at the baccalaureate and/or graduate level(s), and evidence of strong potential for teaching effectiveness, educational leadership, and professional achievement (scholarship, research, creative activity; Administrative experience as a program director preferred).
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Internal Number: FRGV0879
About UTHealth Rio Grande Valley School of Nursing
The School of Nursing supports the mission of the College of Health Affairs through programs that educate individuals to meet the health care needs of a culturally diverse society. These programs facilitate the development of competent practitioners with critical thinking skills to provide holistic nursing care to individuals, families, groups, and communities. A commitment to fostering research and service that enhance health promotion, maintenance, and restoration is integral to the mission of the School of Nursing.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program for registered nurses was established at the Edinburg campus in 1983, and the generic BSN Program was initiated in Spring 1992. The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program with a clinical specialization in adult health was approved in 1993 and admitted its first students in 1994. The MSN Program added a Family Nurse Practitioner Program in 1998. In 2000, the Brownsville campus added an MSN in Public Health. In 2004, two additional MSN programs were added in Administration and Education. The Brownsville campus also introduced a bridge to graduate nursing education for nurses without a BSN via a “Transition to Graduat...e Nursing” initiative in 2008, providing eligibility for ADN Program graduates to apply to the MSN Program.
On August 31, 2015, the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate was launched with the inauguration of UTRGV.