Associate Professor & Department Chair, Nursing Practice

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

ID: 7107524
Posted: August 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CONHS) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for the position of Department Chair in the Department of Nursing Practice at the rank of Associate Professor to begin as early as spring 2023. This is a 12-month appointment and based in Corpus Christi, TX. The college is seeking an innovative, collaborative leader-teacher-scholar. The selected candidate will provide academic and administrative leadership and bring experiential, academic and research expertise commensurate with the position. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership experience in the management of human resources, budget, academic and clinical programming, and accreditation standards; a sustained record of research and extramural funding; a national reputation in area of expertise; experience in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level as well as experience in interprofessional education.

As a member of the senior leadership team in the College, the Department Chair will collaborate with other college department chairs to assure that the CONHS curricula are expediently operational, advocate for and seek resources within and outside the College to advance strategic directions, make outcomes visible, and collaborate with others on the College administrative team and beyond to manage and grow resources.

Required Qualifications:

An earned doctorate (PhD) in Nursing from an accredited institution, or a doctorate in a related discipline from an accredited institution with an earned master's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution

A record of achievement in scholarship appropriate for appointment with tenure at the rank of Associate Professor.

Experience in academic and clinical programming

Experience with accreditation and writing curricular and administrative reports.

Unrestricted RN/APRN licensure in Texas by the date of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous Chairperson or administrative experience

Sustained record of research and extramural funding

National reputation in area of expertise

Experience in teaching in a variety of programs including graduate education (NP, MSN, and DNP programs)

Experience in interprofessional education.

Experience and knowledge of online delivery methods, distance education and/or hybrid education


All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for the position.

A completed application will include:

1. Letter of application to include a statement regarding leadership

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Statement of teaching philosophy and research activities

4. Copies of unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework

5. Copy of professional license/certification