As the Nursing, Assistant/Associate Professor you will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on School, College, University and Professional committees and/or initiatives.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Teaches in the BSN and MSN and DNP Programs as appropriate to qualifications and experience. Participates in clinical teaching, simulation and other labs, and advising. Expectations for scholarship will be those identified for rank as described in FPED and College documents. Service to School, College, University and professional community is expected in the form of committees, accreditation activities, etc.

The successful candidates will have a Doctorate degree in Nursing or related field from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation. Graduate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program. Five or more years of nursing practice experience. Current unrestricted RN or ARNP licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Florida. ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 7, 2018. If successful candidate is ABD, appointment will be made at a Lecturer level on a fixed contract.

Preferred qualifications include Ph.D. from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation. Experience in medical/surgical/adult, or community, or child clinical nursing or FNP. Experience as a faculty member in a nursing education program at the College/University level. Evidence of established research agenda leading to professional presentations, research, and/or publications. Service in professional organizations (e.g., membership and / or committee involvement).

Strong communication skills. Strong computer skills using web-based applications and Microsoft Office. Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.

Candidates seeking Associate Professor rank are required to have teaching experience at the University level and a scholarship record commensurate for appointment at that rank.

Appointment will be made at a faculty rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience on a 12-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2018.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

For additional information about this exciting opportunity and to submit your application, please visit us at https://jobs.fgcu.edu/postings/4383

Learn more about what FGCU has to offer you!

Florida Gulf Coast University is a young, dynamic institution of higher learning located in sunny Southwest Florida. In less than 20 years, FGCU had made an incredible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area’s economy and a central hub for the community. Our campus and community serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams energize the region. As an employee of our faculty team, support staff or administration, you will help foster this vision and continue to help positively impact the lives of our students and community.

Inspiring those who inspire others; that’s the FGCU effect.

In addition to an exciting work environment, FGCU offers exceptional benefits packages including thirteen (13) paid holidays per year, tuition vouchers for employees and/or dependents, and generous leave accrual. For more information, click here: https://www2.fgcu.edu/HR/benefits-general.html

FGCU is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer