Research Assistant Professor

May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Research Assistant Professor

Job Description: The University of Florida’s College of Nursing, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing Science is recruiting a creative and highly motivated individual with a research focus and training in innovative aspects of pain and aging. The successful candidate will have an established record of research training, including post-doctoral training, strong quantitative research skills, refereed publications, and grant-writing experience. He/she will also have experience coordinating research programs and supervising research staff. This is a twelve-month, non-tenure track accruing, part-time, three-year time-limited faculty position in the College of Nursing.

The University of Florida College of Nursing is dedicated to high-quality programs of education, research, patient care and public service. As part of the flagship university in Florida, the College of Nursing joins the university in its commitment to being a preeminent university that serves its students and citizens across the globe. The College of Nursing has innovative education programs including nationally accredited baccalaureate (traditional and accelerated), a RN to BSN program, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, as well as the state’s oldest PhD in Nursing Science. The college uses online learning delivery for many of its programs.

As part of UF Health, the University of Florida academic health center, the College of Nursing collaborates with five other health-related colleges and the UF Health family of hospitals, as well as clinical partners across the state, such as the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. Faculty members have opportunities for collaborations in research and scholarship with 16 colleges and 16 multidisciplinary institutes across the University of Florida as well as collaborations within our clinical health system. The College is also a partner in UF’s Center for Translational Science Institute (CTSI).

Come join our team of faculty members who set a standard for excellence when it comes to innovative education, dynamic research and quality patient care.

Advertised Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements: PhD in nursing or health-related social science. Strong quantitative research background and excellent writing skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to those who have experience on federally funded research teams. RN licensure is strongly preferred. 


Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at


The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No


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