Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing (PMHNP)


Position Title

Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing (PMHNP) 


Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences (BRCHS)/ Keigwin School of Nursing (KSON)


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

Jacksonville University ranked as a Best Regional University by US News and World Report, invites applicants for a faculty position in the Keigwin School of Nursing.  This is a full-time, 12-month position. The expected start date is August 1, 2021.  Applicants will teach in the graduate and undergraduate programs.  Particular expertise and certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is required. 

Essential Job Duties

  • Teaching responsibilities include classroom and may include clinical instruction.  
  • Other position-related responsibilities include committee work, curriculum updates/revisions, university service, and academic advising. 
  • 12-month, full-time faculty nursing position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. 

Special Skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) 
  • Computer literate

Work Conditions

  • Highly organized with attention to detail 
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Flexible and good problem solver 
  • Dedicated to service and a strong university presence 
  • 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 
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours

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

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • Master of Science Nursing 
  • Doctorate (PhD or DNP) from an accredited institution preferred.  
  • To be considered for the rank of Associate Professor, promotion to this rank at another university is required.

Minimum Work Experience

  • Clinical experience as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Required Qualifications

  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with lifespan experience.  
  • ANCC certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health NP.  
  • Current Florida nursing license or is eligible to obtain a nursing license in the state of Florida.

Important Note

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.

To Apply

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