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College of Nursing
Senior Research Scientist (position #2550)

The USF College of Nursing is seeking a doctorally-prepared senior research scientist with exceptionally strong evidence of scholarly activity, continuing program(s) of externally funded research, excellence in teaching and national recognition, and the desire to be part of a collaborative and interdisciplinary education and research environment. We offer degree programs at the bachelors, masters, DNP, and PhD levels. USF is the fastest growing research university in the U.S. We are rated 5th military friendliest and 8th in “Up and Coming” universities in the nation, with the College of Nursing ranked 24th in NIH funding in 2012.

Responsibilities: The focus of this position will be on conducting continuing programs of research, securing external research funding, mentoring faculty and teaching and advising graduate students; engaging in college, university, community and professional service activities commensurate with the rank of associate of full professor.

Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience): Qualified candidates will possess an earned doctorate in Nursing or a closely related health sciences field from an accredited institution; a proven track record of independent research and demonstrated extramural funding; must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of associate or full professor.

Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience): Experience with technology supported educational methods (online and blended format); demonstrated ability to work effectively with community partners; an established/funded program of research; prior experience in faculty academic administration.

Additional Information for Applicants: Regular full time (12 Month) appointment; tenured or tenure-earning position; this position is subject to a criminal background check. USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace. Only online applications accepted for this position.
How To Apply: Apply online by clicking here.
About USF: The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university located in beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida’s spectacular west coast. It is one of the largest public universities in the nation, and among the top 50 universities, public or private, for federal research expenditures. The university is one of only four Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.3 percent of all universities.
At the heart of USF is a vibrant, diverse and engaged student body. More than 47,000 students are enrolled in the USF System, a system of three separately accredited institutions – USF Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee – with an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion. The university’s main Tampa campus is home to USF Health, including the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Pharmacy.
With over 230 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialty and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine, there’s something for everyone at USF. The university offers a dynamic learning environment that inspires innovation, creativity and collaboration and is focused on student success. More than 2,000 distinguished scholars, researchers and expert teachers, nearly all holding PhDs or the highest degrees in their fields, make up the USF faculty – including the 2012 U.S. Professor of the Year.
USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference, with 17 men’s and women’s varsity teams competing at the NCAA Division 1 level. New facilities for practice and competition, along with a completely renovated USF Sun Dome, put the university’s athletic facilities on par with virtually every top program in the country. For more information about USF please visit:
Working at USF: With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

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