Assistant/Associate or Professor of Nursing

TITLE:Assistant/Associate or Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
DATE POSTED: Friday, August 25, 2017
LOCATION: Longview
REPORTS TO: Dean, School of Nursing


Full-time, tenure-track faculty positions with a full, residential teaching load each semester which will include both classroom and clinical hours.  Although the current curriculum calls for primarily fall/spring semester courses in nursing, summer school teaching may also be required.  Clinical responsibilities may require working evenings, nights, and weekends as needed due to clinical space availabilities.  Flexibility is absolutely necessary. 


The ideal candidates for these position will have clinical and teaching experience in pediatric, critical care, or mental health nursing.  The candidates will be able to use conceptual, learning-based teaching strategies.  Candidates will teach a full-time course load of nursing classes which will involve preparation of course materials, delivery of content, and evaluation of student learning.  The candidate will be responsible for student clinical activities as well as classroom activities.  The candidate will also be expected to participate in university activities, committees, and seminars as well as departmental meetings/activities.


Qualified applicants must hold an earned doctorate or be in the later stages of earning a doctorate degree in nursing and be licensed or eligible for licensing in the state of Texas.  Ideal candidates will have university-level academic experience in a school of nursing with a successful record of teaching in nursing and possess a strong commitment to Christian higher education and program building.  Other qualifications for ideal candidates include the following:

  • An enthusiastic Christian faith with a commitment to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith and learning.
  • Interest and experience in curriculum and program development.
  • A strong interest and commitment to teaching and advising at the undergraduate level.
  • Ability to relate to students and to communicate subject material using innovative approaches and technologies.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends as necessary.

DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: Negotiable – possible Spring 2018 or Fall 2018.


Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.

In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information.  Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.
Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX.  Send an electronic copy of a completed application, letter of interest, graduate transcripts and curriculum vitae to:
E-mail address:  GerrieForbis@letu.edu
Dr. Steven D. Mason, Provost
LeTourneau University
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-3201, Phone (903) 233-3200


LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See http://www.letu.edu for more information.