Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor or Higher - Graduate Program (GGHSON)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides instruction within the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing.
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts classroom and practicums for students.
  • Engages in advancement of scientific knowledge through research and/or scholarship.
  • Reports directly to assigned programmatic assistant dean, associate dean, or the dean of the school of nursing.
  • Maintains academic standards, as established by the school and the university. 
  • Assumes responsibility for and/or participates in the planning and organization of courses to which assigned.  
  • Provides academic advising/counseling to assigned students. 
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of school, program, course, and student activities.
  • Plans professional development activities for self, others, such as continuing education offerings, workshops, professional meetings, etc. 
  • Serves the academic community through participation in institutional governance, such as committee work and other administrative duties. 
  • Maintains membership in and participates in professional associations by serving on local/state committees of professional organizations.  
  • Incorporates new knowledge and methodologies in assigned courses.  
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Contributes to the community through academic-related public service complementary to the institutional mission. 
  • Performs other duties as required. 

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • D.N.P. or Ph.D. in Nursing
  • Education, training, or experience in nursing and healthcare leadership, management, and operations. 
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional design and implementation.
  • Achievement in scholarly and research activities.
  • Experience serving as an officer in a nursing professional organization.

HSC - El Paso

Hunt SON Admin Elp

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Assistant Professor


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.


Required Qualifications
  • M.S.N. required
  • Eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas or compact state recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing
  • Two (2) years of undergraduate teaching experience in a nationally accredited nursing program

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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