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Faculty - Associate Dean of Nursing - 14NU09 (Denton)

Denton, TX
Faculty - Medicine - Nursing
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
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Texas Woman's University
College of Nursing
Associate Dean-Denton

Texas Woman's University invites applications for Associate Dean for the College of Nursing on our Denton campus. The College of Nursing, with three large campuses located in the growth areas of Denton, the Dallas metroplex and the world-renowned Texas Medical Center in Houston, offers a position for an energetic and creative nursing leader.

Texas Woman's University, a doctoral/research intensive university was founded in 1901. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students, TWU is the nation's largest university primarily for women. The College of Nursing graduates the greatest number of new baccalaureate nurses in the state of Texas. Programs offered on our Denton campus are RN-BS/RN-MS, MS degree as a family nurse practitioner, nurse educator, and PhD in nursing science.

The Position
The Associate Dean position carries primary administrative responsibility for the oversight and implementation of the academic programs on the respective campus, including the curriculum and recruitment, development, evaluation and retention of highly qualified faculty and staff. The Associate Dean manages the budget for the Denton campus and collaborates with program coordinators of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs and support staff. The Associate Dean reports directly to the Dean of the College of Nursing.

In addition, the Associate Dean serves in a leadership role in their respective health care community to help promote the College-wide vision: Pioneering Nursing's Future: An Adventure in Excellence. The Associate Dean has minimal teaching responsibilities, but may guest lecture on areas of expertise and advise graduate students on synthesis projects and/or dissertations and is expected to participate in scholarly endeavors.

Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in nursing or related field, qualify for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, have experience with baccalaureate and higher degree programs and be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Texas.

Application or Nomination
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to (email Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number 14NU09.

Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at

Application Information

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