Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

East Lansing MI
Feb 16, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Instructor/Assistant Professor

Position Summary

Michigan State University College of Nursing invites applications for part-time positions of Instructor/Assistant Professor.  The College of Nursing promotes the health of individuals and communities through excellent educational programs to prepare nurse leaders for practice, research, and education.  These are academic year or one semester, part time, fixed term faculty positions.

The position’s primary responsibility is clinical teaching in a variety of healthcare settings while providing educational oversight to graduate nursing students in the Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist concentrations. Collaboration with College of Nursing faculty, administrators, agency staff and students is expected. Assignments are based in East Lansing and a variety of mid- and south Michigan locations. 


Required Degree

Doctorate -in Nursing or related field

Minimum Requirements

DNP or PhD in nursing or related field is required for the rank of Assistant Professor and is preferred for the rank of Instructor. Master’s degree in Nursing is required. Current APRN national certification as a FNP, PNP, PMHNP, or AGNP- primary care, or certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Unrestricted RN license without probationary status (or eligible).

Knowledge of current clinical standards of patient care in practice specialty which support patient quality outcomes.

Comprehensive knowledge and experience in specialty area.

Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience.


Desired Qualifications

Baccalaureate and higher education teaching experience is desired

Required Application Materials

Resume and cover letter

Special Instructions

Please address curriculum vitae and cover letter to Dr. Anne Thomas, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Review of applications will begin on March 2 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other bodily fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.

TB risk or work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting or have potential exposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium.



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