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Applications will be reviewed by the search committee as they are received and if you are selected for an interview, the search committee will contact you directly to schedule a visit and presentation.

A cover letter and current curriculum vitae (combined into one document) must be uploaded online via the U-M Careers website for this Job ID 202823.

In addition to applying online, applicants are requested to send the following materials to the UMSN Office of Human Resources via email to – Clinical Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor (Obstetrics Nursing):

For Clinical Assistant Professor rank:

  • Teaching Statement
  • Practice Statement
  • Scholarship Statement (include a statement of the impact of your work in the first paragraph
  • Service Statement
  • Copy of doctoral degree and licenses/certifications
  • A list of a minimum of three (3) professional references with relevant contact information
  • Three (3) letters of professional recommendation from those holding a doctorate; 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

For Assistant Professor rank:

  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement (with description of the applicant’s program of research that includes a statement of potential impact of his/her work)  
  • Service statement
  • Copy of 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 from those holding a doctorate; sent directly from those providing the reference to the address listed above or as an email attachment to
  • Three (3) peer reviewed publications. 



The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN), is seeking an outstanding faculty member who is actively engaged in clinical practice in the area of obstetrics nursing. We are looking for a highly productive faculty member who is energized about their science and enthusiastic about educating and mentoring others, and has a demonstrated record of teaching, practice, and scholarship. The individual will have a strong clinical background and teach courses within the Undergraduate Program, providing excellence in clinical education. The position will be either a 9-month or 12-month appointment dependent on rank. 

It is anticipated that the position will start at the beginning of 2022. We are soliciting applications from experienced educators and clinical scholars who will blend their demonstrated teaching, practice, and scholarship experience in the Undergraduate program with the appropriate department to be identified upon hire. Applicants will be considered for the ranks above, dependent on experience and scholarly productivity. Diversity is highly valued and applications from members of groups underrepresented in nursing are encouraged.

Required Qualifications*


  • Doctorate in nursing in obstetrics nursing or highly related field.
  • A nursing license in the State of Michigan is required for this position (current licensure or obtain licensure before hire).
  • 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). 

“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.”

Additional Information

Job Codes/Position Titles Available: Clinical Assistant Professor (Market Title # 202140) or Assistant Professor (Market Title # 202000). This position will be filled at either of these ranks.

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.

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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.

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


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