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Faculty Positions

Job Title: Assistant Professor in Nursing / DNP – Tenure / Tenure Track
Department: Nursing & Health Sciences

Status: Active

The School of Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at The University of Texas at Tyler (UT Tyler) invites applicants to apply for a full-time assistant professor at salary commensurate with experience.  Position is available fall 2016.  Review of applications will begins July 1 and the position will remain open until filled.

Qualifications:  (a) earned Doctorate in Nursing in Practice (DNP); (b) graduate teaching experience preferred; (c) experience in advanced practice (preferred) or administration/leadership; (d) eligible for licensure in Texas (e) evidence of program of scholarship; (f) record of extramural support and current competitive funding preferred.

Responsibilities:  Duties include, but are not limited to, (1) primary teaching responsibility in a new DNP program offered in a hybrid format and courses in a nationally recognized online graduate nursing program; (2) maintaining an active program of scholarship; (3) mentoring and advising students; (4) participating in School, College, and University service.

Tyler, situated 100 miles east of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex amid the beautiful lakes and woods of East Texas, is an economically strong and rapidly growing community. With a population of 100,000, Tyler is the regional center for the arts, medical care, finance, and higher education.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current CV, and three letters of reference to Marcie Crisp, D.N.P., R.N., Search Committee Chair, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75799 or by email to   

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.