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Forge Your Path in Trailblazing Research 

At USF College of Nursing, you'll find yourself at the forefront of cutting-edge research, tackling critical issues like cardiovascular health, cancer prevention, chronic illness, caregiver support, and so much more. Our 2,000-square-foot biobehavioral lab, equipped with state-of-the-art tools for assays in genomics, microbiome, and more, is where you'll make groundbreaking discoveries. Our nurse scientists are dedicated to improving the health and wellness of individuals, families, and communities worldwide, always with a commitment to equity and inclusive excellence.

 

Be part of a transformative movement that will change lives and make history. Apply now and become the trailblazer you were meant to be!

Current Faculty Openings

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Lewis and Leona Hughes Chair in Nursing Science

The Endowed Chair will lead/expand development of cancer/oncology research in the College of Nursing. The Chair has endowment support and a generous start-up package and will have the opportunity to collaborate with other researchers in established centers throughout the University, Tampa General Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and other area partners. The endowed professorship is a 5-year appointment with option to renew. In addition, a joint appointment for a Senior Leadership role in Cancer research/populations sciences at the Tampa General Hospital Cancer Institute is available for this preeminent research position.

Dorothy Benjamin Term Scientist in Memory Disorders 

The University of South Florida College of Nursing is seeking an outstanding scientist for the position of Dorothy Benjamin Term Scientist in Memory Disorders. The incumbent will lead/expand development of memory disorders research in the College of Nursing. This esteemed position comes with a generous start-up package as well as the opportunity to collaborate with researchers in established centers across the University and community.

Associate or Full Professor Tenure Earning/Tenured (Biostat)

The successful candidate is expected to actively collaborate with multiple interdisciplinary investigators in the college to achieve outcomes such as grant funding with a focus on federal agencies and publications and serve as biostatistician or co-investigator on grant proposals. Research faculty in the college conduct multidisciplinary research across a range of health science topics including precision science, social health determinants of health, cancer control, and cardiovascular health, and work with multiple population groups such as minority and underserved communities.

Assistant Professor Tenure Track (Biostat)

The successful candidate is expected to actively collaborate with multiple interdisciplinary investigators in the college to achieve outcomes such as grant funding with a focus on federal agencies and publications and serve as biostatistician or co-investigator on grant proposals. Research faculty in the college conduct multidisciplinary research across a range of health science topics including precision science, social health determinants of health, cancer control, and cardiovascular health, and work with multiple population groups such as minority and underserved communities.

Open Rank Non-Tenure Tenure Track Concentration Director, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

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The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program Concentration Director will report directly to the Associate Dean of Graduate Clinical Programs and assume administrative leadership for the PMHNP concentration. Major responsibilities include the overall coordination and management of education within the PMHNP concentration, as well as other collegiate functions as determined by the Dean or designees. Teaching, scholarship, and service expectations are based upon rank.

Open-Rank Non-Tenure Track Faculty and Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

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The College of Nursing seeks a highly qualified, innovative candidate to direct and teach in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. This is an in-person, on campus position and requires being in the greater Tampa Bay region.

Adjunct USF Health

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Adjunct faculty will teach in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs, and mentor nursing students, and engage in college, university, community, and professional service activities.

Postdoctoral Clinical/Research Fellowship

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The Sleep Research Lab in the Department of Nursing at the University of South Florida has an opening for a one-year clinical/research postdoctoral associate (with potential re-appointment for 1 more year). The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral fellow will be to recruit for an R01 study involving caregivers of persons with dementia. Fellow will also conduct behavioral sleep treatment with various populations.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

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The Sleep Research Lab in the Department of Nursing at the University of South Florida has an opening for a one-year research postdoctoral associate (with potential re-appointment for 1 more year). The primary responsibility of this postdoctoral fellow will be to coordinate a NIH funded RCT testing a web-based CBT-I administered prior to opioid tapering in individuals with chronic pain. A major emphasis of the research will be on the impact of improved sleep on those correlates.

12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd

Tampa, FL 33612

Phone: 813-974-2191
 

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