Instructor or Lecturer (Adult and Critical Care), College of Nursing
Company: University of Central Florida
Posted on: March 11, 2023
Unleash Your Potential With UsAs a next-generation public
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doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape
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matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you become
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with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13
colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means
greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to
grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck.The
OpportunityThe Department of Nursing Practice in the College of
Nursing at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites
applications for five full-time, 12-month, non-tenure earning
instructor or lecturer positions to teach clinical and didactic
courses primarily related to the care of the adult and critical
care. These courses are directed towards undergraduate nursing
students. The positions will be located on the UCF Orlando, Cocoa,
and Daytona campuses, as needed, and are expected to begin in the
Fall of 2023.The selected candidates will work collaboratively with
nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines, maintain
clinical practice competence, remain actively involved in
professional organizations, maintain scholarship in their field (as
appropriate to rank), and actively seek opportunities for and
participate in College of Nursing faculty
- Teaching the direct clinical portion of adult and critical care
courses (i.e., inpatient units).
- Teaching on-campus labs and simulation activities related to
these clinical courses. The selected candidates will be provided
training and mentorship to facilitate simulation as part of
- Teaching adult critical care didactic courses and other
didactic and clinical courses (besides adult and critical care)
when needed, as qualified.
- Student advisement and mentorship.
- Participating in planning, organizing, and developing
curriculum for Nursing Programs.
- Service to college and university committees.Minimum
- An earned Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited
institution by date of hire (instructor), or a doctorate in nursing
from an accredited institution by date of hire (lecturer).
- An unencumbered current RN licensure in Florida and multistate
compact licensure by the date of hire.
- Recent undergraduate and/or graduate teaching experience in
adult and critical care (within the past three years).
- Active Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Basic Life Support
(BLS) certification.Preferred Qualifications:
- At least 2 years of inpatient clinical experience caring for
adults in acute and critical care units (within the past 5
- Recent experience in teaching using online platforms.
- Demonstrated commitment to student success and excellence in
undergraduate and/or graduate education.
- Demonstrated ability to incorporate instructional technologies
in the classroom.
- Demonstrated scholarship (e.g., publications, national
presentations) and active participation in community and/or
- Teaching experience at the graduate level.
- Certified nurse practitioner in Adult Acute Care.
- CertifiedHealthcareSimulationEducator (CHSEcertification).
- Experience teaching other courses across the curriculum
(women's health, pediatrics health, community and public health,
psych mental health).Additional Application Materials Required:UCF
requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted
electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities
website, https://www.ucf.edu/jobs/. In addition to the online
application, interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a
current curriculum vitae, and a list with contact information for
three (3) professional references.NOTE: Please have all documents
ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the
online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow
applicants to submit additional documents later.Questions regarding
this search may be directed to: Ms. Jeanelle Santana, search
manager, at Jeanelle.Santana@ucf.eduSpecial Instructions to the
Applicants:All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the
United States without requiring immigration sponsorship, including
but not limited to non-immigrant visas, such as H1B, STEM, or F1,
now and in the future.Job Close Date:Open until filled.Note to
applicants: Please keep in mind that a job posted as 'Open until
filled' may close at any time without notice. As such, we encourage
you to submit your application and all required documentation as
quickly as possible to ensure consideration for the posted
position.Are Benefits Important to You?Working at UCF has its
perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive
impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:
- Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, life
insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, and an Employee
- Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid
- Retirement savings options.
- Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando area
- Education assistance.
- Flexible work environment.And more...For more benefits
information, go to 'Prospective Employees' on the UCF Human
Resources website (https://hr.ucf.edu/)Who Are We?Founded in 1963
to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S.
space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our
students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World
Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative
colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us
a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide
designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1
university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College
of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its
main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health
sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the
region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and
beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs
leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s.,
certificates, and more.The University of Central Florida is proud
to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. Unless
explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that
an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the
employment begins.Additional Requirements related to Research
PositionsPursuant 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 higher education, employment, or training in
China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.The
additional screening requirements only apply to employment in
research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty
positions (including employed visiting positions), graduate
positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract
funds, postdoctoral scholar positions, and undergraduate
positions.DepartmentCollege of Nursing (CON) - Nursing PracticeWork
ScheduleVariesType of AppointmentRegularExpected
SalaryNegotiableEqual Employment Opportunity Statement:As an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all
qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans,
individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally
underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can
be viewed at
Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and
selection procedures available to the public upon request.The
University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus
and an E-Verify employer.
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