Assistant Professor


HSC – Lubbock

Position Description

Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Org Level 7

351604 – SON Lbk Genl

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


SON Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions

The School of Nursing at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) invites applicants for faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate level.  Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Provides academic and clinical instruction within the School of Nursing.

Plans, coordinates, and conducts online, classroom and clinical experiences for students.

Participates in scholarly and academic activities appropriate to rank.

Reports directly to programmatic Department Chair.

Maintains academic standards as established by the school and the university.

Teaches students in online, clinical, laboratory, and classroom settings.

Assumes responsibility for and/or participates in the planning and organization of courses to which assigned.

Provides academic advising/counseling to assigned students.

Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of school, program, course, and student activities.

Plans professional development activities for self, such as continuing education offerings, workshops, professional meetings, etc.

Participates in program, school and university committees, and in other activities associated with professional status.

Maintains membership in and participates in professional associations by serving on local/state committees of professional organizations.

Incorporates new knowledge and techniques in online, clinical, classroom, and laboratory teaching.

Conducts research or practice activities appropriate to rank.

Displays a scholarly orientation to the assumption of the responsibilities of a university faculty member as defined in the Guidelines for Qualification of Faculty Appointment Rank

Occasional Duties

Travel for clinical site visits.

Required Qualifications


Earned Doctorate AND Master's in Nursing from a regionally accredited university with preparation as an APRN. Experience in nursing research and scholarship and experience in advanced nursing practice. Current RN/APRN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer license to Texas. Holds national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner or dual certification (Family and an additional APRN population focused certification) with at least seven (7) years of clinical experience in the advanced practice nursing role as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 


Preferred Qualifications

Experience or education in telehealth practice preferred.
Experience in supervising DNP students and DNP projects preferred.
Demonstrated leadership skills related to coordination of teaching activities.
Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum and instructional design and implementation, including online education and clinical education.
Demonstrated achievement in scholarly and research activities.
Awareness of current issues/trends in nursing and higher education.

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.

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.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis


Pay Grade Minimum

Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Grade Maximum

Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Salary Grade


Grant Funded?


Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Assistant Professor



Travel Required

Up to 25%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?


Job Expires


About Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

We are Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, an established institution of the Texas Tech University System that rests at the intersection of education and medicine. Our mission is to enrich the lives of others by educating students to become collaborative health care professionals, providing excellent patient care and advancing knowledge through innovative research.

Recognized as a "Great College to Work For," TTUHSC provides so much more than just a job! Ready for a rewarding career where you can develop and grow? Join us as we change the future of health care.

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