Job ID: 164209

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing

Florida Atlantic University

  • Jul. 29, 2021
  • Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
  • College of Nursing
  • Florida Atlantic University
    Boca Raton, FL
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Nursing - General

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing

The College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.
Florida Atlantic University is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor, Boca Raton, FL.
We are seeking a candidate for the Assistant/Associate Professor tenure-track position to join our community of scholars who are passionate about nursing and want to thrive in a creative and caring work environment in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida. Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is known internationally for its dedication to Caring: expanding the science, practicing the art, studying the meaning, and living it day-to-day. We offer four-degree programs (BSN, MSN, DNP and PhD) with curricula that are unique and caring-based with opportunities for inter-professional education with medical, social work and pharmacy students. Our research advances caring science in the areas of:  healthy aging across the lifespan, holistic health, health equity, and transforming healthcare environments.
The Assistant/Associate Professor is a 9-month tenure-track faculty line. This position will also carry the administrative responsibility to oversee and develop a mentorship program for tenure track PhD/DNP faculty and students to foster PhD/DNP collaboration. The teaching load is typically 1-2 in first year and 2-3 each year thereafter; assignments are based on qualifications and experience. All new faculty have a mentorship team that guides his/her scholarship and teaching activities during the first year at the College.
Minimum Qualification: 
Candidates for this tenure track position should have an earned research doctorate in nursing (PhD or DNS – doctor of nursing science) or a related field by time of application; and be eligible for RN and APRN licensure in the state of Florida. A Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is not sufficient for consideration.

Candidates should have a focused research trajectory and publication record. 

Experience teaching graduate courses, including working with doctoral students. 

Minimum three years’ experience preferred, but not required.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position Assistant Professor/Associate Professor on the Office of Human Resources’ job website (  by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, reference sheet, any letters of recommendation and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.
A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.
For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now REQ10754.
Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.
FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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