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Clinical-track Faculty Opening

Market titles:

Clinical Instructor, Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Professor (dependent on qualifications).

General Description:

The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (SN) is seeking applicants for a clinical track faculty position with expertise in primary care – population/community health nursing in a new educational approach to integrate education, practice and research. This exciting position requires innovative thinking and actualizing a model that fosters integration of faculty from the SN with our colleagues at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS). This faculty role is expected to lead and foster scholarship development, delivery of high quality of care and innovations with students, faculty, staff and colleagues.

The position is expected to be filled as early as January, 2013. We are soliciting applications from developing to established scholars who are visionary leaders in primary care, population health, and community health, and able to collaborate and partner with experts to develop a new model for the education of students in population-based care.  The successful applicant will have demonstrated ability to lead initiatives that align nursing’s contribution with the rapidly changing needs in primary care, population health and community health.

Applicants will be considered for the ranks listed above, depending on experience, research productivity and credentials. Diversity is highly valued and applications from members of groups underrepresented in nursing are encouraged.

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. The University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) excels in medical education, patient care and research. Please visit our websites at and Together we have built a strong community partnership.

Submission Requirements:

The confidential review of applications will occur as they are received and will continue until the position is filled. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of highest earned diploma, teaching statement, copies of summary teaching evaluations with an explanation of the teaching evaluation system at your current institution (if applicable), and summaries of evaluations, statements on program of clinical scholarship, copy of current nursing licensure(s), three (3) letters of recommendation, and three (3) to five (5) publications to: 

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Primary Care – Population/Community Health - UMHS Focus - Clinical Track Faculty
University of Michigan, School of Nursing
400 N. Ingalls, Suite 1349
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5482

Or, view at the UM jobs website and submit applicant materials online at (job opening number 75933.) Questions may be addressed to the School of Nursing Office of Human Resources,

Qualifications (dependent on market title):

  • Master’s degree is required, doctorate preferred in nursing or highly related field
  • A current Michigan nursing license required.
  • Track record that exemplifies inter-professional collaboration, a deep understanding of social determinants of health, and a commitment to addressing health disparities; recent clinical experience in primary care, population health, and community health nursing.


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


Posted November 2012