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Position Description

Texas State is seeking faculty at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level for a nine-month tenure track appointment with possible summer employment. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Faculty responsibilities include: participation in curriculum development, planning and implementation for general nursing and specialty areas. Curriculum to include clinical and simulation lab instruction. Development of a program of research is expected. This position will be located in the nursing building on the Texas State University Round Rock Campus in Round Rock, Texas. 



  • Earned doctorate degree in nursing or related field. BSN or master’s degree in nursing. ABD will be considered with completion within one (1) year of hire. 
  • Eligible for Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Texas. At least five (5) years of clinical experience.
  • Experience in program development, curriculum design, informatics and communications systems, and teaching in undergraduate general nursing as well as graduate level specialty areas.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning consistent with the Nursing Program’s Vision, Mission and Goals as evidenced by a presentation during the campus visit with faculty.


  • Demonstrated success in faculty cooperative support and team development.
  • Demonstrated leadership supporting diversity in nursing education and professional development.
  • Strong collegial leadership qualities.
  • Experience in building and promoting community relationships.
  • Record of accomplishments in scholarship, teaching, and service, appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (less than five years of teaching), Associate Professor (minimum five years of teaching), or Professor (minimum of ten years of teaching) in a School of Nursing.
  • Experience with formats of distance education, to include on-line instruction.
  • Experience in higher education including accreditation, program review, and assessment.
  • Proven record of, or potential for, grantsmanship and extramural funding.
  • Experience with clinical and simulation instruction.
  • Certified in one or more nursing specialties.

Application Procedures

Please send signed faculty application, a letter of application to reference the position qualifications, a curriculum vita and a list of three references to:

Barbara Covington, Ph.D. R.N., Associate Professor           
Or by email :                    
Texas State University-San Marcos
St. David's School of Nursing
1555 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX 78665-8017

Information is also available through the Texas State University-San Marcos, Faculty employment website:

Texas State University-San Marcos will not discriminate against any person in employment or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veterans’ status, or on the basis of sexual orientation.  Equal employment opportunities shall include: personnel transactions of recruitment, employment, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Texas State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and senior administrative positions. Texas State University-San Marcos is a member of The Texas State University System. Texas State University-San Marcos is an EOE.

Applicants requesting disability accommodations can obtain information concerning assistance in the application process by contacting Texas State Human Resources at 512.245.2557.

posted may 2013