Assistant Professor (67899)
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Jan 4, 2021
Jan 31, 2021
The University of Florida College of Nursing is seeking a PhD-prepared faculty member with substantive research expertise and demonstrated potential for establishing a productive program of research. We are interested in creative and highly motivated individuals looking to advance their academic career at the University of Florida. We are particularly interested in individuals who can contribute to research and teaching in the following area: understanding and addressing health disparities in at risk communities; and, or health equity with population health research experience.
This position is located in Gainesville, FL. This is not a remote or online faculty position.
The University of Florida has strengthened its ranking among the nation’s top-10 public universities, rising to the No. 7 spot in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list. UF remains the most highly ranked school in Florida and the only university in the state in the top 10. The university’s research awards also have reached new heights. Major research resources at UF include six major health-related research centers and institutes (Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Institute on Aging, UF Health Cancer Center, Emerging Pathogens Institute, McKnight Brain Institute, and Genetics Institute) designed to create synergistic and collaborative research opportunities. Research activities reflect a depth of purpose by focusing on the translational nature of biomedical research following the continuum from fundamental research to clinical research to patient care. UF is a fully accredited member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), comprised of the top 62 public and private institutions in North America. With approximately 50,000 students, UF is Florida’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive university, ranked 7th largest in the nation. UF offers more degree programs on a single campus than all but two other US institutions, with 21 colleges and schools offering more than 100 majors and 52 undergraduate degree programs, including an institute of agricultural sciences and an academic health science center.
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. Archer Family Health Care is the college’s comprehensive nurse-managed health care center. Faculty members provide primary care and psychiatric/mental health services to underserved adults, children and families in Alachua County and surrounding areas. The College’s active faculty practice offers opportunities for interdisciplinary work and leadership in other nurse-managed practices as well.
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.
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Nursing.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD able to teach and mentor students at all levels. Post-doctoral research training preferred. Potential for obtaining external grant funding.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, APPLICANTS MUST UPLOAD A CV.
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 http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.