Faculty Positions

Adjunct Faculty Positions

If you are interested in working at TLU as an adjunct faculty member, but there are currently no positions open in your field, you may submit your information to be considered for future openings.

Use our Adjunct Faculty Position Interest Information Form to let us know your area(s) of interest and expertise. Your information will be provided to Department Chairs who have open adjunct faculty positions in the area(s) in which you are qualified to teach.

Assistant/Associate/Professor of Nursing

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Nursing to begin Fall 2019.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Terminal degree in Nursing or related field (ABDs with appropriate assurances of completion date within a year of employment may be considered) and hold an earned Master’s Degree in Nursing.
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Texas or be eligible for licensure in Texas.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and advising of undergraduate students consistent with the Department’s Mission, Values, and Program Outcomes.
  • Evidence of at least two years of clinical expertise in public/community health, leadership, mental health/psychiatric nursing and/or medical-surgical nursing.
  • Ability to work collegially with other faculty members and staff in the department and across campus.
  • Commitment to university/community service, outreach, and continued professional development.
  • Commitment to attracting, retaining, and educating students from traditionally underrepresented groups.
  • Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University.
  • Preference may be given to candidates who also offer one or more of the following:
  • Evidence of teaching in a specialty in nursing such as public/community health, leadership or mental health/psychiatric nursing.
  • Evidence of contributions to diversity and/or experience working with underrepresented student populations.
  • Evidence of experience in program development and evaluation, curriculum design, and teaching in an undergraduate baccalaureate nursing program.
  • Evidence of successful teaching experience in various formats, including the use of instructional technology and openness to interdisciplinary teaching and team-teaching.
  • Evidence of experience working within the rules, laws, and regulations relating to BSN programs in Texas.
  • Evidence of experience in building and promoting community relationships, including developing student practicums in nursing.
  • ANA or other appropriate certification in specialty or APRN.
  • A record of publication and a commitment to on-going research.
  • The Department of Nursing has full approval from the Texas Board of Nursing to offer a baccalaureate degree in nursing and is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001. We have an excellent pre-licensure NCLEX-RN pass rate and employment rate for our graduates. The curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for a nursing career and requires all students to be involved in faculty-mentored undergraduate research. Information about the Department of Nursing is available at www.tlu.edu/nursing .
  • Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA’s 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom while preparing women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. For more information, consult our website at www.tlu.edu .

Texas Lutheran University seeks applicants who understand the importance of diversity particularly as it pertains to Hispanic Serving Institutions. We seek candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to enhance campus diversity in support of our mission as an institution and our strategic plan. As part of your application file, please submit a statement that addresses your contributions to diversity and/or your experience working with underrepresented student populations.

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and nursing philosophy, a statement of research interests, three professional references (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers), and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendations to be submitted separately. Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.

  • Please submit to:
  • Dr. Carolyn Lewis
  • Director, Department of Nursing
  • Texas Lutheran University, 1000 West Court Street, Seguin, Texas 78155-5999
  • Phone: 830-372-6903 Email: nursingsearch@tlu.edu
  • Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity. 

Assistant Professor of Finance

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in the Department of Business and Economics to begin August 2019. We seek a colleague who is a gifted and dedicated educator, able to cover a wide array of courses in the business major and the department’s finance specialization, with a commitment to working with colleagues within the department and across the university. We seek a colleague who can both challenge and support majors from a diverse student body and has research interests that will engage talented undergraduate students. We also seek a colleague who is committed to collaboration, diversity, and inclusiveness.

Requirements for the position include:

•Ph.D. in Finance or closely related field (ABD considered with assurance of completion no later than August 2019)

•Evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching undergraduate finance and/or business students at the introductory and advanced level in the classroom (or convincing intent to pursue same)

•Commitment to university/community service, community networking, and continued professional development

•Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University.

Preference will be given to candidates committed to student engagement/active learning in the classroom, who also have 18 graduate hours in other business or math/statistics disciplines; interest in teaching in the Master of Science in Data Analytics program; interest or experience leading study abroad experiences for students; teaching cross-disciplinary and/or freshman-experience courses; teaching in the TLU Honors Program; or teaching on-line or blended courses.

The TLU Department of Business and Finance offers BBA, Master of Accountancy, and Master of Science in Data Analytics degrees, along with the BBA specialization in finance and minors in business. The department regularly has more than 300 students (TLU student body =1360) and has grown consistently in the last decades. Information about the TLU Business and Economics Department is available at www.tlu.edu/business.

Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. In accordance with its affiliation, Texas Lutheran University is committed to serve a diverse community and promote the core values of equality, inclusion, social justice, freedom, and leadership through service. Texas Lutheran University seeks applicants who understand the importance of diversity particularly as it pertains to Hispanic Serving Institutions. We seek candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to enhance campus diversity in support of our mission as an institution and our strategic plan. For more information, consult our website at www.tlu.edu.

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers). In addition, please submit a statement that addresses your contributions to diversity and/or your experience working with underrepresented student populations. Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.

Also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted separately. These letters may be from the list of professional references or from others. One of the letters should specifically address the candidate’s teaching experience.

Please send your submissions electronically to financesearch@tlu.edu or by mail to:

Dr. Fernando A. Garza, Jr.

Chair, Department of Business and Economics

Texas Lutheran University,

1000 W Court Street, Seguin, TX, 78155

Phone: (830) 372-6056

Review of applications will begin October 5, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education and is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). TLU is also committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Non-Tenure Track, Adjunct Nursing Clinical Faculty

The Department of Nursing at Texas Lutheran University is seeking applicants for non-tenure track, adjunct nursing clinical faculty in specialty areas of medical/surgical, maternal/child, and critical care nursing. Candidates should hold a Master's in Nursing from an accredited nursing program; have at least three years clinical experience in their specialty area; and, show evidence of excellent clinical and communication skills. Earned doctorate, teaching experience in baccalaureate nursing program and advanced certification in specialty preferred.

Clinical faculty will directly supervise students in the BSN program in various healthcare facilities and participate in various laboratory/simulation/classroom experiences as coordinated by lead course faculty. As appropriate to individual contracts, clinical faculty will be expected to be involved in service to the university, the community and the profession.

Prior to any appointment, candidates will be asked to provide official college transcripts, evidence of appropriate immunizations, and current RN licensure, certifications (if applicable), CPR and PPD.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, a list of three current professional references with contact information, and copies of unofficial transcripts of all graduate work to:

Dr. Carolyn Lewis
Director, Department of Nursing
1000 W. Court Street, Seguin, Texas 78155
clewis@tlu.edu

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