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The University of Central Florida College of Nursing has immediate openings for energetic “up and coming” researchers to join its collegial and supportive team. Seeking full-time faculty with graduate level teaching experience and a beginning program of research or clinical scholarship. Tenure, tenure-earning and clinical-track positions available for nurse practitioners and health policy experts, as well as an endowed chair position for a high-caliber researcher in simulation, and an associate dean for undergraduate affairs position and other undergraduate teaching opportunities.

The college has a rich simulation environment with well-established partnerships with Florida Hospital, Orlando Health, and the UCF Institute for Simulation and Training — an internationally recognized research institute known for its human-in-the-loop simulation modeling of human activity. The college is also currently developing unique technology for health care simulation training and research, including the use of avatars to teach and improve outcomes.

Educating Nurses Since 1979
UCF College of Nursing offers several quality academic programs (e.g., B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P., Ph.D.), growing research and scholarship opportunities, and a long-standing commitment to clinical excellence and community service. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the college’s online graduate tracks as No. 44 on their list of the nation’s best online nursing programs.

America’s Partnership University
A leading metropolitan research university, the Carnegie Foundation designates UCF with its top ranking as “a very high research activity” institution, and  U.S. News & World Report recently rated UCF as the nation’s No. 5 “up and coming” university. UCF also anchors the region’s $3 billion modeling and simulation industry.

Located in the Heart of Florida
Central Florida is world-renowned as a desirable place to live, learn, work and play. Orlando is also a technologically driven marketplace, creating the perfect environment for innovative teaching, learning and research.

With two multisystem hospitals, countless clinical agencies, and a 650-acre health and life sciences park known as the Lake Nona Medical City, you’ll get the chance to grow your research with diverse clinical partners and you’ll have opportunities to collaborate on research of global importance using the latest simulation technology.

And what’s more — you’ll enjoy a laid-back lifestyle with nearby beaches and lakes, hiking and camping year-round, and so much more. What are you waiting for? Apply today.
Visit or call 407-823-3079 to learn more.

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Recruitment at or call 407-823-2771.


Posted March 2013