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The confidential review of applications will occur as they are received and continue until the position is filled. A cover letter and curriculum vitae must be uploaded online via the (U-M Careers website) for Job ID #171471.

In addition to applying online, applicants are requested to send the following to the Office of Human Resources – Medical/Surgical Nursing, University of Michigan, School of Nursing, 400 N. Ingalls, Suite 1349, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482 (hard copy materials) or to (electronic materials).

  • Teaching statement
  • Practice statement
  • Practice Scholarship statement that includes a statement of impact of his/her work in the first paragraph
  • Service statement
  • Copy of your highest earned degree and any licenses/certifications (if applicable)
  • A list of a minimum of three (3) professional references with relevant contact information
  • Three (3) letters of professional recommendation sent directly from those providing the reference to the address listed above or as an email attachment to
  • Three (3) to five (5) publications of your best work (usually peer-reviewed)



The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN), Office of Undergraduate Studies is seeking a highly productive faculty member, who is energized about their science and enthusiastic about educating and mentoring others. This individual will teach in the area of Medical/Surgical Nursing and will provide excellence in clinical education. This position is full-time 9-month (1.0 FTE), and the successful candidate’s practice will be in a medical/surgical nursing setting inclusive of the Ann Arbor campus and/or the surrounding areas, including Detroit metro, as well as other focused areas. 

The clinical instructor hired will be a full-time member of the School of Nursing on the clinical track working with students and staff in practice. The selected candidate would provide clinical instruction to assigned students in collaboration with colleagues and clinical staff. Among the expectations for this position include provide supervision, feedback, and evaluation for student learning and performance; work with faculty in related courses to develop learning activities and student evaluation methods; work closely with specialty  lead to monitor student performance and address clinical and student situations that arise; work in focused area of practice with clinical leaders and students on quality improvement, outcomes, and effectiveness; build on personal clinical practice and scholarship; participate in meetings and group activities that foster the advancement of education, scholarship, and practice within the school of nursing and clinical agencies. The School of Nursing values diversity highly.  All people, including those who belong to groups underrepresented in nursing, are encouraged to apply.

The position is expected to be filled during 2019-2020. We are soliciting applications from emerging as well as established scholars. Applicants will be considered for the rank listed above, depending on experience and scholarly productivity. Diversity is highly valued and applications from members of groups underrepresented in nursing are encouraged.

Required Qualifications*


  • A Master's degree in medical/surgical nursing is required; doctoral degree in medical/surgical nursing preferred.
  • A current MI nursing license is required or eligibility to obtain a nursing license in the state of Michigan.
  • Prior to start date must be in compliance with all health requirements including standard precautions such as Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, orientations, licenses/certifications, policies and procedures both internal and external to the University for your assigned classroom(s) and/or clinical site(s).
  • Desire work that engages in the educational mission, with progressive successful mastery of teaching skills, and developing scholarly activities.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication, networking and relationship building skills.
  • Evidence of potential for clinical scholarship.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in the development and implementation of innovative curricular activities.
  • A reputation among colleagues for outstanding achievements and recognized contributions in their field of expertise.
  • Evidence of service in practice and professional organizations.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan is a world-class research institution.  The School of Nursing offers a range of accredited educational programs and is consistently ranked among the top schools of nursing in the country.

For more information about the U-M School of Nursing please see

The School of Nursing seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan that extends worldwide, to fulfill the School’s strategic plan, and to sustain the excellence of the School of Nursing.

To learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion visit:

The selected candidate must have the Ability to promote the School of Nursing’s Declaration of Values to Empower each other to interrupt or disrupt disrespect; Practice communication that is beneficial, kind and true; Inspire and be inspired by our members’ worth, significance and integrity; Cultivate respect for ourselves and others routinely, publicly and privately.

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 are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Contact Information

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven 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.