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 tenure track, full-time, 12-month position. The expected start date is January 8, 2020.  Applicants will teach mostly in the graduate program.  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, chairing of DNP student projects, and academic advising. 
  • 12-month, full-time tenured 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 incumbent to exercise independence and discretion 
  • Occasional evening and week-end 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

  • Doctorate (PhD or DNP) from an accredited institution.  
  • 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 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: