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University of Michigan-Flint

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Associate/assistant professor

The University of Michigan-Flint is a regional institution in a revitalized urban setting located along the riverfront in downtown Flint.  One of three campuses of the University of Michigan, we serve 8,289 commuting and residential students and offer over 100 undergraduate and over 50 graduate and post-graduate degrees.  The UM-Flint campus is known for quality education, low faculty-to-student ratios, and its collegial environment.  Two national recognitions were recently bestowed on UM-Flint for which nursing’s contributions played a major role.  First, UM-Flint’s online MSN program is one of the “Best” in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.  UM-Flint was the only school to receive a score of 100 in the category of Faculty Credentials and Training.  Second, UM-Flint is ranked 3rd best branch campus of a major university nationally in the most recent report by The Best Colleges and Universities in America.  Please consider joining our growing faculty of educators in an innovative educational enterprise.  We are seeking a creative, forwarding thinking faculty who envisions the future of nursing education in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Primary responsibilities include teaching medical-surgical nursing at the undergraduate (BSN and RN/BSN online) level including student advising, involvement in scholarly and professional activities, and participation in university service.  The candidate would also have an opportunity to participate in the online master’s and DNP program. 

Candidates for this position must have the following minimum qualifications:  an earned doctorate in Nursing or a related field; MSN is desirable; expertise in medical-surgical nursing, teaching scholarship and service accomplishments commensurate with rank of assistant, associate or full professor at hire; leadership experience in an academic setting; evidence of supporting faculty governance and collegial decision-making and problem solving; ability to work effectively in multicultural settings with a commitment to diversity; experience in grant writing with success in obtaining external funding; strong interpersonal and written communication skills; and possession of or eligibility for a Michigan RN license. 

Desired qualifications include:  online teaching experience; evidence of commitment to student-centered education; experience in interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship; ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and students; commitment and patterns of success in working with non-traditional learners.

For additional information, please consult our website at job #80527.  The search will continue until the position is filled.  Send a letter of application addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to: 

Chair, Associate Director of Nursing Search Committee
University of Michigan-Flint, Department of Nursing
303 East Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48502-1950
or e-mail to Denise Shourd at
Further questions should be directed to Denise Shourd via the above e-mail.

The University of Michigan-Flint is a non-discriminatory,
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


posted may 2013