Clinical Assistant Professor Research & Leadership

  • Jacksonville University
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Nursing

Job Description


Position Summary:

Jacksonville University ranked as a Best Regional University by U.S. News & World Report, invites applicants for a faculty position in the Keigwin School of Nursing. This is a non-tenure-track, full-time, 12-month position. The expected start date is August 16, 2021. Applicants may teach both in the graduate and undergraduate programs. Particular expertise in nursing or healthcare leadership and research preferred. Recent clinical nursing experience preferred. 

Nursing faculty develop, revise and teach curriculum (including clinical instruction), serve on department, college, or university committees, are assigned special projects, perform university service, chair student projects, and advise students academically. They also participate in nursing scholarship including clinical practice, research/QI projects, presentations, and/or publications. 

Description of Essential Job Duties:

  • Teaching may include both graduate and undergraduate students. Formats include ground-based courses, cohort courses, online and hybrid models. 
  • Scholarship to include clinical practice, research/QI projects, presentations and publications, grant management, attendance at professional meetings, and chairing of UG research and/or doctoral projects.
  • University Service to include committee membership, special projects, community activities, mentoring, attendance, and support for university events.

Special Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)

Work Conditions:

  • Primarily indoors except when traveling between campus buildings or being off-campus
  • Some off-campus travel required
  • Work is performed under minimum supervision and requires the incumbent to exercise independence and discretion

Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone

Minimum Education Requirement:

  • Master's degree in Nursing.
  • A doctorate degree including Doctorate of Education (EdD), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), or Ph.D. in Nursing preferred.

Minimum Work Experience:

  • No less than five years in the nursing profession. 
  • National Board Certification as indicated

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in hospital or academic administration.
  • Academic teaching experience at the Baccalaureate or Graduate level.
  • Current Florida nursing license or is eligible to obtain a nursing license in the state of Florida.

Qualified and interested applicants should submit a letter of interest emphasizing experience and potential, a curriculum vitae, Jacksonville University faculty application and background check authorization, three letters of reference, and unofficial transcripts via email to:

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

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