University of Florida UFL - Gainesville, FL

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Ast/Assoc/Full Professor

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The University of Florida (UF) College of Nursing ( CON ), Department of Health Care Environments and Systems is seeking tenure track faculty candidates in:

Public Health/Community Health Nursing

The College of Nursing is recruiting creative and highly motivated individuals specializing in public health/community health nursing who are seeking to advance their academic careers and contribute to the research mission at the University of Florida. The successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with nationally known and federally funded researchers specializing in public health/community health nursing as well as faculty in the College of Public Health and Health Professions and numerous other colleges on the UF campus.

UF is one of the nation’s top twenty Association of American Universities ( AAU ) public research universities. With more than 50,000 students, UF is the fourth largest university in the nation. UF’s remarkably diverse campus in north central Florida includes a major arts and sciences component, as well as the Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, the Health Science Center, an internationally recognized Brain Institute, an Institute on Aging, Genetics Institute, Cancer Center, and Comprehensive Center for Pain Research. Faculty members enjoy opportunity for joint appointment with these institutes and centers.

The CON offers nationally accredited baccalaureate (generic and accelerated) and master’s degree programs ( CNL ) as well as the state’s oldest PhD in Nursing Science. A cooperative PhD degree provides doctoral education to four consortium universities. A Doctor of Nursing Practice degree was initiated in Fall 2006. The college was one of the first four VA Academy education partnerships in the country to receive major grant support for increased student enrollment and faculty retention.

The college is part of a world-class health science center, one of only three in Florida, and the flagship university in the state. Major areas of faculty research are public health, mental health, aging, cancer, and health policy. The college is a major partner in UF’s Center for Translational Science Institute ( CTSI ). The college’s Office of Research Support ( ORS ) and CTSI offer outstanding mentorship and assistance for new and experienced researchers. An active faculty practice offers opportunities for interdisciplinary work and leadership in nurse-managed practices. The college has four endowed professorships for senior level faculty.

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A PhD in nursing or related field and graduate preparation in public/community health nursing. Candidates must be eligible for FL RN licensure.

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Early career candidates with clear research foci, records of scholarly work, and solid plans for extramural funding are preferred.

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Applicant’s should apply on-line at with a letter of interest and curriculum vitae, as well as forwarding the letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Donna Neff, PhD
Chair of the Search Committee
c/o Dean’s Office
College of Nursing
Health Science Center
PO Box 100197
Gainesville, FL 32610-0197

Candidates should also have references send letters (at least 3 professional) directly to the Search Committee Chair at the above address.

As part of the application process, applicants are invited to complete an on-line confidential and voluntary self disclosure form. This information is stored within GatorJobs and accessible by job number to the Equal Employment Office (when needed to fulfill reporting obligations). For searches not using GatorJobs as a means of recording or tracking candidate applications, a self disclosure form can be found at: Please reference Position Number 00016145.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( NACES ), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

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