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Mary Lou Willard French Endowed Professorship

Market Titles: Professor (dependent on qualifications)


The University of Michigan, School of Nursing invites applications from individuals with a distinguished record of accomplishment to fill the Mary Lou Willard French Endowed Professorship. The School of Nursing seeks a faculty member who will focus his/her research on nursing care for cancer patients and their families. The recipient of the endowed professorship will be an accomplished scientist/scholar with demonstrated competence in funded research, leadership in interdisciplinary investigative teams as well as oncology nursing, and mentoring of junior scientists. The applicant will work closely with the University of Michigan School of Nursing faculty, the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and national/international cancer funding sources.

We are soliciting applications from leading scholars in oncology nursing research. Applicants will be considered for the professorial rank listed above, depending on experience and research productivity. Diversity is highly valued and applications from members of groups underrepresented in nursing are encouraged to apply.

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) and their Comprehensive Cancer Center excel in medical education, patient care and research. Please visit our websites at, and Together, we have built a strong community partnership.


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

A cover letter, current curriculum vita and a description of your program of research should be submitted to: 

University of Michigan, School of Nursing
Office of Human Resources
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 #79243) or

For further information regarding this position please contact Marita Titler, PhD, RN, FAAN at:


  • PhD prepared and expertise in oncology nursing.
  • A distinguished record of scholarly attainment in the realm of scientific investigations, publications & application of research methods in teaching, research & service; a reputation among colleagues for outstanding achievements & recognized contributions in their field; an admirable record of academic, professional & community service; ability to lead & participate on interdisciplinary research teams.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted March 2013