Professor-Tenure System

East Lansing MI
Feb 21, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Associate/Full Professor

Position Summary

Michigan State University actively promotes a dynamic research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. Academic and research integrity along with ethical behavior are expected of all faculty in the College of Nursing.  The College of Nursing invites applications for the position of Associate/Full Professor in the Tenure System Faculty Appointment System. Position responsibilities include obtaining and maintaining an established program of funded extramural and interdisciplinary research; being a published nursing scholar; teaching across undergraduate and graduate nursing education including area(s) of expertise; outreach and community service and active involvement with college and university committees. The position also requires a strong commitment to student mentorship across undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Applicant’s research should enhance or complement current College concentrations in illness prevention and health promotion or self/symptom management of chronic conditions. The appointment of academic rank and salary are dependent on evidence of research, teaching and scholarship achievements. This is an academic year faculty position.


Required Degree

Doctorate -in Nursing or related field

Minimum Requirements
  • PhD in Nursing or related field; Master’s degree in Nursing is required if PhD is not in Nursing
  • Unrestricted RN license without probationary status (or eligible)
  • Record of success in acquiring and sustaining national extramural funding
  • Record of peer-reviewed publications and presentations; minimum of two per year post-doctorate
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in nursing or related field  
  • Demonstrated record of advising and mentoring students
  • Commitment to scholarly work to enhance practice, policy and education
  • National recognition in area of research
  • Demonstrated ability to establish a strong interdisciplinary research team.
  • Experience in collaborative and team relationships in teaching
  • Meet criteria for appointment as an Associate or Full Professor in the tenure track at Michigan State University College of Nursing.
  • Desired Qualifications
    • Record of funding during doctoral program preferred
    Required Application Materials

    Curriculum vitae, cover letter and the names of three references.

    Special Instructions

    Review of applications will begin on March 7, 2018, and continue until the position has been filled.

    Summary of Health Risks Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body 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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