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Asst/Assoc Professor of Nursing

Opening Date: Review of applications will begin March 15, 2014
Closing Date: Continues until the position is filled
Department: School of Nursing
Position Type/Benefits:

FT/Full Benefits Package


The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Florida Southern College announces a new full-time nursing faculty position. This is a tenure-track position with rank according to credentials and experience. Interviews will start in March 2014 with date of appointment to be August 2014.

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences includes a BSN pre-licensure program, a RN/BSN program, and a MSN program. Accreditation is with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

This position is full-time with teaching load to be equivalent of 12 credits for each semester (fall and spring). Area of teaching expertise would be Adult Health (Medical-Surgical Nursing) including didactic and clinical with at least one related support area such as Health Assessment, Basic Skills, Pathophysiology, and/or Pharmacology. While this assignment is for the undergraduate program the candidate may be invited for graduate program teaching. Graduate teaching would depend on appropriate credentials as a clinical nurse specialist or nurse practitioner.  Teaching experience in higher education required.

Education, Work Experience and Requirements

•Licensure in Florida current or before hire date.
•Documented practice in area of expertise
•Completed advanced degree in nursing (MSN)
•Completed doctoral degree in nursing or related field preferred.
•References for professional practice and for teaching excellence

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, CV, and list of 3-5 professional references in electronic format only to gguy@flsouthern.edu.

Questions about the position may be addressed to Dean Loretta Reinhart at lreinhart@flsouthern.edu.

To Apply

Unless other contact information is provided within the job posting, please follow the application instructions below.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a completed Employment Application and Disclosure form.  All items must be received before an application for employment will be processed.

Electronic documents can be sent to:

OR mail to:
Florida Southern College
Attn: Human Resources
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

OR fax:

To apply, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have legal authorization to work in the United States. The type of legal work authorization must be indicated on the employment application when the applicant is not a U.S. citizen and qualifies for U.S. employment.

Download the Employment Application and Disclosure form here  


Please note: The completed Florida Southern College Application for Employment and Disclosure forms must be received before the College will process your application materials.

Typed data cannot be saved on the application form. Once complete, the form must be printed and mailed, faxed or e-mailed to the location provided. Applicants may also visit the Business Affairs Office in the Raulerson Building to complete the application Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive United Methodist-affiliated college. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 50 undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio; is a national leader in engaged learning; and boasts 27 NCAA Division II national championships. It is ranked the #1 Best Regional College in Florida and #4 in the region by U.S. News & World Report. It is included in The Princeton Review’s “377 Best Colleges” guide, The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012, and Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Top Colleges” guide. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make positive, consequential contributions to society. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. Recently ranked for the second consecutive year as the #1 “Most Beautiful Campus” in America by The Princeton Review, listed as one of the nation’s top “Ten College Campuses with the Best Architecture” by Architectural Digest, and recently designated as a National Historic Landmark, FSC is an internationally-recognized place of beauty and excellence and is conveniently located within an hour’s drive of both Orlando and Tampa, Florida.