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Chair of Undergraduate Nursing Department

Florida International University
Florida, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a “R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing FacilityFIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit

The Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Florida International University invites applications for the Chair of the Undergraduate Nursing Program. We our seeking a proven leader to serve as the Chair of the Undergraduate Nursing Department. The successful candidate must have an academic Doctorate in Nursing or a related field from an accredited institution.  The successful candidate will be Tenure-earning or is a Tenured: Associate/Full Professor in an accredited nursing program. The successful candidate will have demonstrated evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service.  Administrative experience is preferred. NWCNHS nursing programs are accredited by CCNE. Faculty may teach across programs, in the classroom or through FIU Online. Qualified candidates must hold a Registered Nurse Licensure in the State of Florida or have Florida license at time of appointment. The preferred candidate is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Florida or is eligible for APRN Florida licensure. Reporting to the Dean, the chair will provide strategic and administrative leadership, budget management to this program in its teaching, research and clinical missions and vison. The Chair is responsible for maintenance of accreditation, and commitment to strategies for professional development. Additionally, the Chair represents the undergraduate nursing program at the College, University, and community levels and serves the profession by participation in committees and scholarly activities. Competitive salary and academic rank offered commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The mission of the College is to: (a) prepare diverse healthcare professionals who are providers and leaders in the delivery of high quality, accessible, culturally-competent, and compassionate care within in a highly technological and global environment; (b) to teach, conduct research and practice in service to the community through inter-professional collaboration; (c) to create, promote, expand and validate scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice through interdisciplinary research.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Carmen Caicedo, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee at or 305-348-7727.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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