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 January 2017.

Requirements for the position include:

•PhD 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.

•Evidence of experience in program development and evaluation, curriculum design, and teaching in an undergraduate baccalaureate nursing program.

•Commitment to excellence in teaching and advising of undergraduate students consistent with the Department’s Mission, Values, and Program Outcomes.

•Evidence of at least five years of clinical expertise in medical surgical nursing and/or mental health/psychiatric 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 and retaining 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 mental health/psychiatric nursing or medical-surgical/critical care nursing.

•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 NCLEX-RN pass rate and employment rate for our graduates as well as pre-licensure and RN to BSN tracks with currently over 75 students. 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. Kathie Aduddell

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 immediately 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 English

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a full time, tenure track faculty position in the Department of English and Communication Studies to begin August 2018. We seek a colleague with a strong commitment to undergraduate education in the liberal arts tradition who is a flexible educator able to cover a wide array of courses in the department.

Requirements for the position include:

•Ph.D. in English, with a specialization in British literature. ABD considered with assurance of completion no later than August 2018.

•Ability to teach both general survey courses in British literature as well as upper-division courses in Shakespeare.

•Significant experience teaching composition.

•Willingness to teach 2 courses per semester of the 4/4 teaching load in the university’s first-year writing program.

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

In our considerations, preference will be given to candidates with additional specializations in postcolonial/migration/diaspora studies, queer studies, and/or composition theory.

The interdisciplinary TLU Department of English and Communication Studies (www.tlu.edu/academics/programs/english), with the affiliated Composition Program, also houses the Directors of the Women’s Studies Program and the Mexican American Studies Program. Students often double-major or minor in the department’s offerings. Students work toward a capstone thesis project which they defend to department faculty.

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.

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, a statement of inclusivity, and contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers). Also arrange for three confidential letters of reference (from your listed professional references or from others) to be submitted separately. At least one of the letters should specifically address the candidate’s teaching experience. Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.

Please send your submissions to

Dr. Steven S. Vrooman

Chair, Department of English & Communication Studies

Texas Lutheran University, 1000 W Court Street, Seguin, TX, 78155 Phone: (830) 372-8039 Email:englishsearch@tlu.edu

Review of applications will begin October 16, 2017 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 Biology

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Biology to begin August 2018. We seek a colleague whose interests complement and enhance our existing activities.

Requirements for the position include:

•Ph.D. in Physiology, Biology or related field

•Expertise in physiology or a closely related field

•Ability to teach an upper division course in Mammalian Physiology, as well as lower division courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology, etc.

•Evidence of effective teaching and commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching

•Ability to participate in the department’s undergraduate summer research program

•Commitment to continued professional development and active leadership of undergraduate research

•Commitment to advising of undergraduate students

•Ability to work collegially with other faculty members and staff in the department and across campus

•Affirmation of the mission of Texas Lutheran University, a nationally-recognized institution of the liberal arts and sciences in the Lutheran tradition of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

In our selection, preference may be given to candidates who also offer one or more of the following:

•Ability to complement the department’s current strengths

•Interest in contributing to the institution’s general education curriculum, honors program, and/or interdisciplinary minors

•Experience or interest in supporting campus diversity

•Ability to support and develop student internships in Biology

The Biology Department at TLU offers BA and BS degrees with concentrations in Environmental and Molecular Biology. We collaborate on interdisciplinary BS degrees in Biochemistry and Integrated Science. We provide supporting course work for the BS in Nursing. Many of our graduates go on to graduate programs or the health professions.

Salary is competitive; benefits are excellent. The ELCA’s 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic and religious freedom while preparing women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution. For more information, consult our web site at www.tlu.edu.

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, five professional references (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers), and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted separately. Electronic submissions are preferred.

Please send your submissions to:

Robert Jonas, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Biology

Texas Lutheran University, 1000 West Court Street, Seguin, Texas 78155-5999

Ph (830) 372-6037 email:biosearch@tlu.edu

Review of applications will begin on 2 October 2017 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. 

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