Professional Development

& Faculty Affairs

Welcome to the The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing's Professional Development and Faculty Affairs resource site (also known as the TLC site)! Our goals are to provide a one stop shop for resources that enrich teaching and learning, scholarship, effective mentoring, leadership skills, and career advancement. Our focus includes promotion of a healthy work environment that exemplifies the School of Nursing Values: Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, and Accountability. This is fundamental in accomplishing the School of Nursing's mission and assisting in attracting and retaining our brilliant faculty. We invite you to explore the opportunities available throughout this site.

What's New

Did you know that UTHealth HR Learning and Development department offers faculty and staff access to over 900 online courses related to professional and career development? There are also opportunities for workshops and one-on-one coaching.

Ever wondered if that idea you had or the findings from your innovative research should be patented? Have questions about your intellectual property? The Office of Technology Management is available to provide guidance and consultation related to intellectual property at UTHealth.

Magna 20-Minute Mentors are video-based programs designed to answer a specific question related to teaching and learning. They deliver actionable insights in highly focused 20-minute presentations designed to fit your busy schedule.

We welcomed fifteen new faculty to our School of Nursing Family fall 2016!

UTHealth has arranged a campus-wide subscription to The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle is your passport to higher ed intelligence. It's daily news articles, data, and special reports are available anytime and anywhere.


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Teaching, Learning, and Career Development Center (TLC) Objectives:

  1. Promote spirit of collegiality and a culture of continuous faculty engagement, learning, and development.
  2. Develop faculty who are prepared to design, and effectively implement innovative, high quality academic programs and curricula based on sound pedagogy and andragogy.
  3. Facilitate the implementation of programs that enrich teaching and learning, mentoring, advocacy, leadership skills, and career advancement.
  4. Contribute to the development of the scholarship of teaching and learning.

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