Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor



Job description

Gainesville, FL

Categories: Health Profession
Department:31020000 – NR-FCH-FAMLY COMM HLTH SYS SCI

Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Description:

The University of Florida College of Nursing is seeking applicants holding a DNP or PhD in nursing with licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). This position is focused on teaching courses in the BSN and DNP Programs. This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE non-tenure track faculty position. Additional essential responsibilities include maintaining clinical expertise including credentials appropriate to specialty and teaching responsibilities, participating in clinical scholarship, participating in faculty meetings, serving on faculty committees and providing service to the university, community and profession of nursing.

This position is located in Gainesville, FL and may have occasional travel to Jacksonville, FL. This is not a remote or online faculty position.

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. Founded in 1956, the College of Nursing’s vision, mission and values support the University of Florida’s aspiration to be known as a premier university at the state, national and global levels. There are nearly 11,000 alumni of the UFCON, practicing in every state and across the globe. The college is a pioneer in nursing education, research and practice. Prominent examples of this status include that the UFCON instituted Florida’s first nurse practitioner program and Florida’s first PhD program in Nursing Science. The college was recently recognized as a Center of Excellence in Pedagogical Expertise of our faculty by the National League for Nursing. Our Doctor of Nursing Practice program is ranked #36 nationally and #1 in the state of Florida. Our BSN program is ranked in the top 4% of programs nationally (#23) and #1 in the state by US News and World Report. In the federal fiscal year 2020, the UFCON federal research funding exceeded $3.8 million, ranking 18th in the United States for schools of nursing, a remarkable 823% increase in the past eight years. At the college’s nurse-managed rural health clinic, Archer Family Health Care (AFHC), faculty members have provided primary care, mental health services and community health education to a largely underserved population in Archer, Florida, and the surrounding area for 20 years. The practice has over 1,500 active patients and typically provides over 5000 visits annually, with the practice achieving over 90% satisfaction rates from patients.

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 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 also offers opportunities for interdisciplinary practice in specialty areas, across sites at UF Health.

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.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

DNP or PhD in nursing and recent clinical experience are minimum requirements for clinical assistant professor. Certification and licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse is also required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience and professional involvement in promoting advanced practice nursing are preferred.

How to apply

Apply online


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.

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.

The University of Florida (UF) is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The state’s oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse public universities.