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This is a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Associate/Assistant Professor level in the School of Nursing.  Responsibilities of the faculty include planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating instruction in the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs in accordance with the philosophy and academic standards of the University of Michigan-Flint.  Salary commensurate with credentials, scholarship and experience.

Primary responsibilities include teaching medical-surgical nursing face-to-face in the undergraduate programs.  Student advising, involvement in scholarly and professional activities, and participation in university service is also a requirement.

Other responsibilities include:

Instruct and facilitate meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively support all facets of the campus and online learning environment for an exceptional student experience.  Provide career education through student-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the client.  This position also includes additional responsibilities participating in curriculum and course development, participating on various academic committees and special projects as assigned.

This search will continue until the position is filled.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.  Send a letter of application addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, samples of research, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of three references, preferably via email to:   Denise Shourd at or Chair, Assistant Professor Search Committee, University of Michigan-Flint, School of Nursing, 303 East Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48502-1950.  Further questions should be directed to Denise Shourd via the above e-mail.

Required Qualifications*

  • Earned PhD in nursing or related field
  • MSN in medical-surgical nursing
  • Experience teaching in a baccalaureate and/or higher degree program in nursing
  • 2-3 years clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing and/or teaching medical-surgical nursing
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and students
  • Commitment to scholarship with delineated program of research and evidence of scholarship
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in multicultural settings and a demonstrated commitment to diversity
  • Ability to work in an accelerated learning format
  • Registration to practice nursing in Michigan with an unrestricted license or eligible to apply

Desired Qualifications*

  • Evidence of supporting faculty governance and collegial decision-making and problem solving 
  • Experience in grant writing with success in obtaining external funding
  • Evidence of commitment to student-centered education
  • Experience in interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship
  • Online teaching experience
  • Commitment and patterns of success in working with non-traditional learners.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job postings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended. 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.