Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing


Position Title

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing


 Keigwin School of Nursing (KSON)/Brooks Rehab College of Health Sciences (BRCHS)

Position Reports to

Associate Dean, KSON

Effective Date

January 1, 2025


Full Time/Exempt

Job Summary

Jacksonville University 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 1,2025. Particular expertise in Medical-Surgical or Critical Care nursing is required. 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities



  • Teaching will include graduate and undergraduate students in ground-based, online, and hybrid models.
  • Teaching also extends into the skills lab environment and clinical site visits.
  • Primary areas of instruction include medical -surgical critical care nursing, pathophysiology and advanced practice nursing.
  • Scholarship to include clinical practice, 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.
  • Consistently seek improvement in curriculum offerings.
  • Advocate and promote student involvement in DolphiNurse alumni organization.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Highly organized with attention to detail.
  • Able to clearly prioritize workload according to volume, urgency, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible and good problem solver.
  • Dedicated to service and a strong university presence.

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) required.
  • Doctorate in Nursing (PhD or DNP) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred.
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years previous nursing experience.
  • Minimum 1 year previous administrative/leadership experience.
  • Minimum 3 years previous didactic and clinical teaching experience.
  • Eligibility to practice nursing in the state of Florida.
    Process Improvement and/or Lean Six Sigma experience preferred.

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.

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

Interested candidates should submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three current written
letters of recommendation, and a completed Jacksonville University Faculty Application to:

Makensie Brown 
Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences
Keigwin School of Nursing