Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor-SimulationNurseEducator (GGHunt School of Nursing)

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 academic and clinical instruction within the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON) and the Training and Educational Center for Healthcare Simulation (TECHS)
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts clinical experiences for nursing students
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts simulation activities according to the TECHS mission and vision
  • Participates in scholarly and academic activities appropriate to rank
  • Dual report to the undergraduate Assistant Dean (GGHSON) and the Executive Director (TECHS)
  • Maintains academic standards as established by the school and the university
  • Teaches students in the simulation center and clinical settings
  • Acts as the lead for coordination and planning of simulation curriculum offered through the GGHSON
  • Assists with the setup and faculty preparation for simulation sessions offered at TECHS for all disciplines
  • Delivers education for healthcare professional development courses (such as ACLS and PALS)
  • Provides feedback and instructional support to faculty and staff teaching within the simulation center
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of school, program, course, and student activities with an emphasis on interprofessional programs
  • Plans professional development activities for self, such as continued education offerings, workshops and professional meetings, etc.
  • Participates in program, school, university committees, and in other activities associated with professional status
  • Maintains membership and serves as member of at least two healthcare simulation professional societies
  • Performs assessments and provides feedback on faculty instructional design and simulation debriefing techniques
  • Stays current on areas of simulation-based education and healthcare practice and incorporates these techniques in to clinical and simulation-based teaching
  • Conducts research or practice activities appropriate to rank
  • Displays scholarly orientation to the assumption of the responsibilities of a university faculty member as defined in the guidelines of qualifications for faculty appointment rank
  • Performs other duties as assigned  

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 or related discipline from an accredited program.
  • CHSE, CHSOS or other simulation specific training/certification.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of simulation curriculum and instructional design and implementation.

HSC - El Paso


Required Attachments
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
  • Masters of Sciences in Nursing (MSN)
  • Licensure as Registered nurse in the State of Texas or compact state recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing
  • Minimum of two (2) years recent clinical experience
  • Evidence based knowledge of instructional process and education evaluation techniques relevant to simulation
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience delivering education using simulation best practices
  • Able to become instructor for AHA courses.  (ACLS, PALS, etc.)

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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