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The confidential review of applications will occur as they are received and continue until the positions are filled.

A cover letter and current curriculum vitae must be uploaded online via the U-M Careers website for this Job ID 184143.

In addition to applying online, applicants are requested to send the following to the Office of Human Resources – Clinical Assistant Professor, 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
  • Scholarship statement that includes a statement of impact of his/her work in the first paragraph
  • Service statement
  • Copy of your doctoral 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), is seeking outstanding faculty members who are actively engaged in clinical practice. We are looking for highly productive faculty members who are energized about their science and enthusiastic about educating and mentoring others. The positions will be full-time, 12-month appointments. The individuals will teach courses within the Undergraduate program, providing excellence in clinical education and in the provision of health care services.  In particular, we are seeking candidates with a strong medical-surgical clinical background.

The search for these positions will occur during the calendar year 2020 with anticipation of the positions starting academic year 2020-2021. We are soliciting applications from experienced clinical scholars who want to blend teaching, practice and scholarship.  Applicants will be considered for the rank above, depending on experience and scholarly productivity. Applicant department will be identified upon hire. Diversity is highly valued and applications from members of groups underrepresented in nursing are encouraged.

Required Qualifications*


  • Doctorate in nursing or highly related field.
  • A nursing license in the State of Michigan is required for this position (current licensure or willingness to obtain licensure).
  • Demonstrated excellent communication, networking and relationship building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in the development and implementation of innovative curricular activities.
  • Demonstrated clinical teaching ability and practice excellence in a defined relevant area of clinical expertise.
  • Current clinical experience in a practice relevant role.
  • Evidence of increasing service to the profession and academic community.
  • Collaborates with faculty regarding visionary educational programs.
  • A record of scholarly attainment in the area of advanced practice nursing including publications, evidence-based practice guidelines and other forms of scholarship.
  • 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).

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 nursing schools 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 employee will 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.”

Unit/Department: School of Nursing (UMSN), Undergraduate Studies joint with either the Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership or Health Behavior and Biological Sciences

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.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.