Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing-Research/Leadership


Position Title

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing-Research/Leadership


Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences/ Keigwin School of Nursing


Full Time/Exempt

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.

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 incumbent to exercise independence and discretion

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and scientific equipment
  • 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’s degree in Nursing
  • Doctorate degree including Doctorate of Education (EdD), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or PhD 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.

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.

All Jacksonville University employees who work on campus must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Documentation will be requested during onboarding. Our full vaccination policy is available online.

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: