Administrative Faculty Positions

Associate Dean & Clinical Associate/Full Professor

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The University of Florida (UF) College of Nursing (CON) seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Associate Dean for Graduate Clinical Education.

The Associate Dean for Graduate Clinical Education provides transformational leadership in the graduate clinical educational mission of the CON. The Associate Dean for Graduate Clinical Education leads faculty in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the graduate clinical curriculum. She/he is responsible for overseeing continuous improvement of the DNP program in accordance to national, state, and University of Florida requirements. She/he represents the CON within the Health Science Center, the University, and in state and national arenas on matters related to the graduate clinical program. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Associate Dean for Graduate Clinical Education works closely with the CON’s administrative team to provide coordinated leadership of the college.

The Associate Dean for Graduate Clinical Education reports directly to the Dean, and often represents the dean in graduate clinical academic matters in the College, the Health Science Center, the University and with external constituencies.

This position is located in Gainesville, FL and may have occasional travel to Jacksonville, FL. This is not a remote or online faculty position. This position is a non-tenure accruing position.

The Associate Dean for Graduate Clinical Education is responsible for the academic integrity of the CON’s graduate clinical academic programs, including development of curricular and program innovations, and education partnerships.

  • Assists in developing the CON’s strategic agenda related to the College’s graduate clinical academic programs.
  • Consults with faculty and other communities of interest to make recommendations to accomplish the mission, goals, and expected programs outcomes
  • Initiates curricular innovations with faculty and other constituents as appropriate.
  • Explores opportunities for developing or enhancing partnerships, joint projects, and mutually beneficial graduate clinical academic initiatives between the CON and UF Health.
  • Collaborates with UF entities to foster inter-professional education.
  • Represents the CON within the Health Science Center and University of Florida related to academic policy and curricula.
  • Seeks external financial resources to accomplish and expand the academic mission.
  • Meets regularly with the graduate clinical specialty coordinators to monitor the specialty tracks.
  • Meets with faculty and students to interpret educational policy.
  • Guides faculty in implementing and evaluating evidence-based teaching methods.
  • Leads faculty and graduate students in generating clinical scholarship

The Associate Dean for Graduate Clinical Education directs the evaluation of the college’s graduate clinical academic programs, including course, program, teacher, alumni, employer, and clinical agency evaluations.

  • Oversees completion of evaluations for the CON’s graduate clinical courses, programs of graduate clinical instruction, and graduate clinical teaching faculty.
  • Communicates the results of those evaluations to accountable parties (e.g., Academic Affairs Committee, Dean, and faculty).
  • Reviews, updates and executes the Master Evaluation Plan.
  • Completes periodic reports on graduate clinical academic programs to internal and external groups, including regional and national professional accrediting bodies on behalf of the College

The University of Florida College of Nursing is dedicated to high-quality programs of education, research, patient care and public service. As part of the flagship university in Florida, the College of Nursing joins the university in its commitment to being a preeminent university that serves its students and citizens across the globe. The College of Nursing has innovative education programs including nationally accredited baccalaureate (traditional and accelerated), a RN to BSN program, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, as well as the state’s oldest PhD in Nursing Science. The college uses online learning delivery for many of its programs.

As part of UF Health, the University of Florida academic health center, the College of Nursing collaborates with five other health-related colleges and the UF Health family of hospitals, as well as clinical partners across the state, such as the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

Archer Family Health Care is the college’s comprehensive nurse-managed health care center. Faculty members provide primary care and psychiatric/mental health services to underserved adults, children and families in Alachua County and surrounding areas. The College’s active faculty practice offers opportunities for interdisciplinary work and leadership in other nurse-managed practices as well.

Faculty members have opportunities for collaborations in research and scholarship with 16 colleges, 34 institutes and 115 centers across the University of Florida as well as collaborations within our clinical health system. The College is also a partner in UF’s Center for Translational Science Institute (CTSI).

Come join our team of faculty members who set a standard for excellence when it comes to innovative education, dynamic research and quality patient care.