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Assistant Professor Practice Teaching Track - College of Nursing

Florida Atlantic University
Harbor Branch (HBOI)

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Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job location: Harbor Branch (HBOI)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2022-01-18
Req: REQ12243
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Position Summary:

The College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a nine-month Assistant Professor Practice Teaching Track (non-tenure), for our Fort Pierce, FL (Harbor Branch) campus location.

We are seeking candidates for the Assistant Professor on our Practice Teaching Track (PTT) (non-tenure) to join our community of scholars who are passionate about nursing and want to thrive in a creative and caring work environment. Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is known internationally for its dedication to Caring: expanding the science, practicing the art, studying the meaning, and living it day-to-day. We offer four-degree programs (BSN, MSN, DNP and PhD) with curricula that are unique and caring-based with opportunities for interprofessional education with medical, social work and pharmacy students.

The College of Nursing is deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity and welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

Our scholarship and research advances caring science in the areas of: healthy aging across the lifespan, holistic health, health equity, and transforming nursing practice environments.

Candidates who can contribute to scholarship related to practice that aligns with the College of Nursing’s and FAU’s research pillars within the I-HEALTH and I-BRAIN research institutes are encouraged to apply. Candidates will have opportunities to collaborate with researchers but are not required to engage in research activities. However, faculty in PTT are expected to engage in practice, teaching scholarly activities.

To enhance interdisciplinary and collaborative research and scholarly activities, FAU established university-wide research institutes. These research pillars are: I-HEALTH, I-BRAIN, I-SENSE & FAU Harbor Branch. These areas are dedicated to improving and addressing diseases of the brain, enhancing human health and quality of life, protecting the oceans and environment locally and globally, and using sensors to study and monitor the world around us.

The FAU Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH, I-HEALTH supports cancer, infectious diseases, and human health and dementia research, education, and community engagement programs across multiple FAU campuses and colleges. Faculty members of I-HEALTH qualify for pilot grants, research technology support, and subsidized use of the I-HEALTH Bioanalytical Core Facility. I-HEALTH faculty pursue research including therapeutic intervention strategies, development of novel diagnostics, environmental contributions to human health, and clinical trials.

The FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute (I-BRAIN, I-BRAIN supports neuroscience research, education and community engagement programs across multiple FAU campuses and colleges. Faculty members of I-BRAIN qualify for pilot grants, graduate student fellowships, research technology support, and subsidized use of I-BRAIN Core facilities including the FAU Cell Imaging Core and Neurobehavior Core. I-BRAIN faculty pursue research across the full spectrum of neuroscience, ranging from genetic and molecular neuroscience, cellular and circuit analysis of brain function, behavioral studies in models and man, cognitive and computational neuroscience, and disease mechanism and treatment studies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates for this non-tenure (Practice Teaching Track) position should have an earned doctorate from an accredited institution in nursing practice (DNP or PhD) and graduate education/experience in a focused area of practice.

The Practice Teaching position requires advance practice certification as a Nurse Practitioner and practice experience.

Must be eligible for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (ARNP) licensure in the state of Florida by time of application.

Must have a focused scholarship trajectory and publication record related to practice.

Demonstrates and supports a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion activities.

Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Nursing


Harbor Branch (HBOI)

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Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

Required Documents:
FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae.

The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Background Screening:
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711
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