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  • Nursing Professor and Chair for the Department of Nursing Practice
    College of Nursing, Department of Nursing Practice
    University of Central Florida

    The College of Nursing at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a 12-month, tenured professor position to serve as chair for the Department of Nursing Practice. The selected candidate will provide academic and administrative leadership and bring experiential, academic and research expertise commensurate with the position. This position has an anticipated start date in Summer 2022 (negotiable).

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate one or more of our preferred qualifications which includes leadership experience in the management of human resources, budget, academic and clinical programming, and accreditation standards; a sustained record of research and extramural funding; a national reputation in area of expertise; experience in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level as well as experience in interprofessional education.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    - An earned doctorate in Nursing from an accredited institution, or a doctorate in a related discipline from an accredited institution with an earned master's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution;
    - Eligible for appointment at the rank of professor with tenure;
    - Successful leadership and/or administrative experience in a university setting;
    - A focused program of research and scholarly activity;
    - Eligible for RN licensure in Florida and compact states by the date of hire.

    In order to obtain tenure, the selected candidate must have a demonstrated record of teaching, research and service commensurate with rank.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    - A proven leader with experience in management of human resources, budget, academic and clinical programming, and accreditation standards;
    - A sustained record of research and extramural funding;
    - National reputation in area of expertise;
    - Experience in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level;
    - Experience in interprofessional education.

    Additional Application Materials Required:
    UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website at In addition to the online application, candidates must also submit a cover letter, a current CV, and the contact information for three (3) professional references.

    Note: A cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a document listing the phone numbers and email addresses for the minimum of three (3) professional references are required attachments for this application. Please have all documents ready when applying so that they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later time.

    Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Norma Conner, search committee chair, at or to Ms. Debra Urban, search manager, at

    Florida Clause:
    UCF’s expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

    Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:
    Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in the People's Republic of China, the Russian Federation, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the Republic of Cuba, the Venezuelan regime of Nicolás Maduro, or the Syrian Arab Republic.

    The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates.

    These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government. For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see:

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