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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.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

The Physics Department at Texas Lutheran University (TLU) invites applications for a visiting faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to teach for the 2020-2021 academic year beginning August 2020. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach undergraduate courses and labs in theoretical and experimental physics, at both introductory and advanced levels.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in physics, applied physics, engineering, or other applied physics sub-discipline
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching undergraduate students
  • Demonstrated ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level in classroom and laboratory settings
  • Interest in mentoring students in undergraduate research and research training
  • Commitment to attracting and developing students from traditionally under-represented groups
  • Understanding of and appreciation for a church-related university

The TLU Department of Physics offers a B.S. and a B.A. in Physics, along with a B.S. in Applied Physics, and B.S. Physics degrees leading to secondary teaching certification. The majority of the department’s graduates pursue post-graduate education in applied physics or engineering. The department has approximately 40 physics and pre-engineering students. Information about the department and its curriculum is available at  www.tlu.edu/physics.

Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University, located in Seguin, 35 miles from downtown San Antonio, is an accredited university 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. A Hispanic Serving Institution, Texas Lutheran University seeks applicants who are eager to join a culturally diverse community of learning. Our student body, reflective of the diversity of the State of Texas, is approximately 40% Hispanic, with a strong African-American presence as well. Candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to engage in teaching, collaborative research, and community service with our diverse student body are particularly sought. For more information, consult our website at www.tlu.edu.

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement detailing how your research interests will engage undergraduate students, and three professional references (names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers). Also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted separately (by email). Please send all documents electronically as one pdf file to

Email:  physics@tlu.edu

For more information, contact

Dr. Toni Sauncy, Chair

Department of Physics

Texas Lutheran University, 1000 W Court Street, Seguin, TX, 78155

Phone: (830) 372-6433

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.

Part-time Faculty Position in Trumpet

Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, Texas, invites applications for a part-time position as Instructor of Trumpet in the School of Music beginning Fall 2020. We seek candidates who meet the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Music or higher with trumpet as principal instrument (professional performance experience in lieu of Master’s degree may be considered)
  • Ability to teach applied lessons to undergraduate music majors and non-majors
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate students
  • Ability to work collegially with other faculty members in the department and across campus
  • Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University

In addition to the above requirements, preference will be given to candidates offering the following specific skills:

  • Experience teaching brass methods, experience coaching brass quartets/quintets
  • Expertise in working with diverse student populations

The TLU School of Music offers the Bachelor of Music degree in performance, the Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and the Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music.

Texas Lutheran University, a Hispanic Serving Institution, seeks applicants who are eager to join a culturally diverse community of learning. Our student body, reflective of the diversity of the State of Texas, is well over 40% Hispanic, with a strong African-American presence as well. Candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or the willingness to engage in teaching, collaborative research, and community service with our diverse student body are particularly sought. Salary is competitive with excellent benefits. For more information, consult our web site at www.tlu.edu.

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three professional references (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers). Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.

Please send your submissions to Dr. Douglas Boyer, director, TLU School of Music: dboyer@tlu.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will 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 enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Clinical Professor of Nursing (September start date)

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a clinical professor, non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of Nursing to begin in early September 2020. The role of a clinical professor focuses on teaching excellence in the classroom, laboratory, simulation and clinical settings. Publications, presentations, grant writing or other scholarship activities typical of a tenure-track position are encouraged, but not required. This position is for a 12-month appointment and the clinical professor teaches 15 credit load hours. Additionally, a clinical professor will serve on nursing program committees and advise/mentor nursing students each semester. Clinical load assignments are calculated at a ratio of 1:1 (One clinical hour per week to one load hour per semester).

Requirements for the position include:

  • Minimum of master’s degree in Nursing.
  • Licensed as a registered nurse in Texas or be eligible for licensure in Texas.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and advising of second degree accelerated students consistent with the department’s mission, values, and program outcomes.
  • Evidence of at least two years of clinical expertise within the last four years in at least one of the following: Medical-surgical nursing, obstetrical, pediatric, mental health/psychiatric, leadership, and/or public/community health nursing.
  • Ability to work collegially with other faculty members and staff in the department and across campus.
  • Commitment to nursing program service and continued professional development.
  • Commitment to attracting, retaining, and educating 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:

  • Terminal degree in nursing (PhD, EdD, DNP) and/or certifications/credentialing in specialty or APRN.
  • Evidence of teaching experience in a specialty in nursing such as medical-surgical nursing, obstetrical, pediatric, mental health/psychiatric, leadership, and/or public/community health nursing.
  • Evidence of contributions to diversity and/or experience working with underrepresented or disadvantaged student populations.
  • Evidence of experience in program development and evaluation, curriculum design, and teaching in an undergraduate baccalaureate nursing program.
  • Evidence of successful teaching experience in various formats, including the use of instructional technology, concept-based curriculum, flipped classroom, interdisciplinary 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.
  • Evidence of successful implementation of evidence-based practice or research utilization projects.

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 pre-licensure NCLEX-RN pass rate and employment rate for our graduates. The curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for a nursing career and requires all students to be involved in faculty-mentored undergraduate research or evidence-based practice projects. Information about the Department of Nursing is available at www.tlu.edu/nursing.

Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University, located in Seguin, 35 miles from downtown San Antonio, is an accredited university 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. A Hispanic Serving Institution, Texas Lutheran University seeks applicants who are eager to join a culturally diverse community of learning. Our student body, reflective of the diversity of the State of Texas, is approximately 40% Hispanic, with a strong African-American presence as well. Candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to engage in teaching, collaborative research, and community service with our diverse student body are particularly sought. 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 statement of teaching and nursing philosophy, a statement of evidence-based practice and/or research interests, a statement that addresses your contributions to diversity and/or your experience working with underrepresented or disadvantaged student populations, and three professional references (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers). [Single-file, electronic submission of these materials is preferred.] Arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted separately.

Please submit to:

  • Dr. Kathie Aduddell
  • Interim 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 will 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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