Tenure Track/Tenure-Earning Open Rank Professor, 9 or 12 Month Salaried, College of Nursing

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: Tenure Track/Tenure-Earning Open Rank Professor, 9 or 12 Month Salaried, College of Nursing
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 51511

College of Nursing

Florida State University College of Nursing provides quality nursing education that is student-oriented, accessible to a diverse student population, and based on the healthcare needs of our community. Currently, our Undergraduate Nursing Program offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), in a traditional method of delivery (starting in the Fall and Spring Semesters) and a Fast-Track BSN, 4 consecutive semesters (15 months).


We are seeking a Full-time, 9 or 12 month, Tenure Track/Tenure Earning Open Rank Professor to teach primarily in the Undergraduate Nursing Program providing didactic, lab and/or clinical nursing instruction across a broad range of settings, including fundamentals, health assessment, community, pediatrics, and senior internship. Rank commensurate with experience.

  • Responsible to a Chair or other appropriate higher-level administrator of a State university
  • Responsible for teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities
  • Responsible for academic advising and related activities
  • May represent the university, college/school, or department/unit on university and/or Statewide committees
  • Pursue extramural research funding.
  • Develop and/or maintain a research program.
  • Maintain a record of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Prepare and teach assigned courses.
  • Provide service to the university, the community and the profession
  • Deliver instruction in didactic, lab and clinical settings to promote student success.
  • Participate in planning, organizing, and developing curriculum for the Undergraduate Nursing Program.
  • Supervise, evaluate, and mentor students in the classroom, lab, and clinical settings.
  • Appropriately document student progress in clinical sessions.
  • Participate in departmental and team meetings.
  • Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Terminal degree (PhD, DNP, EdD) from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service, and valid active Florida Registered Nurse (RN) or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) license is required at time of hire. Current clinical experience along with Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation(CPR)/Basic Life Support (BLS) certification are required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Applicants must be willing to work a flexible schedule at multiple sites, as well as possess strong, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. The Tenure Track/Tenure-Earning Faculty in Nursing must demonstrate the ability to work well with students, faculty and staff at all levels within a diverse, multi-cultural, collaborative environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant teaching experience is preferred.

Contact Info

Dr. Susan Baker: sabaker@fsu.edu

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://hr.fsu.edu/facultyjobs. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

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This position is being advertised as open until filled

Equal Employment Opportunity

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One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

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