Louise Herrington Endowed Chair in Mental Health Louise Herrington School of Nursing
Location: Dallas, TX Open Date: May 23, 2023 Deadline: Jul 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description: The Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) at Baylor University invites applications for an Endowed Chair in Mental Health Nursing position. The qualified candidate must be a nurse with either a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree with well-established research program in the broad category of mental health, has strong record of significant extramural research funding and publications with commitment to education and mentorship. The Endowed Chair must have strong leadership and mentoring experience and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The candidate is expected to work collaboratively with researchers at LHSON and other researchers in various schools/colleges of Baylor University such as Social Work, Education, Psychology, Health and Human Sciences.
The Endowed Chair will be a complementary position with the newly established Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track which admits students inAugust 2023. The successful candidate will be officing in the Academic Building of the Louise Herrington School of Nursing at 333 N. Washington Ave., Dallas, Texas.
Baylor University only hires Christian faculty members. Salary to be determined by experience and funding sources. The candidate is expected to teach. This is a senior position. The PhD candidate is expected to meet the standards for a tenured appointment and has a choice of 10- or 12-month appointment. The DNP candidate is a 12- month appointment without tenure line.
About Baylor University in Dallas:
As the oldest college in Texas, Baylor University has a population of 21,000 diverse students. While the main campus is located in Waco, Texas, Baylor has been offering nursing degrees in Dallas for more than a century. Currently, Baylor University is offering nursing courses in our modern facility conveniently located in downtown Dallas by the Baylor University Medical Center. Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in January 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the 'Great Colleges to Work For' from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff a chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Qualifications: The qualified candidate must be a nurse with either a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree with well-established research program in the broad category of mental health, has strong record of significant extramural research funding and publications with commitment to education and mentorship.
The qualified candidate must have a strong leadership and mentorship commitment and teaching excellence. The candidate is also expected to work collaboratively with researchers at LHSON and other researchers in various schools/colleges of Baylor University such as Social Work, Education, Psychology, Health and Human Sciences.
Applications include a personal letter, three letters of recommendation, current curriculum vitae, and statement of faith. Questions regarding the application process may be addressed to LHSON_Faculty_Apps@baylor.edu.
Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
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Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.