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Michigan State University- Associate/Full Professor in the Tenure System Faculty Appointment System
Title:Michigan State University- Associate/Full Professor in the Tenure System Faculty Appointment System
Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist Michigan State University in their search for Senior Faculty.

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 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

About Michigan State University:
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community.

About Michigan State School of Nursing:
The mission of Michigan State University’s College of Nursing is to enhance the health of communities by providing excellence in nursing education, research, and practice. Spartan nurses worldwide improve outcomes in chronic illness, healthy lifestyles, and the health and wellbeing of individuals and their families. Across all ranks, faculty in the college receive support for their research from several NIH institutes. Current scientific and interdisciplinary research strengths include cancer, gerontology, physical activity, nutrition, chronic illness management, and obesity and associated conditions. The college offers an undergraduate program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and graduate programs leading to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD).

The College of Nursing's 80 faculty members represent a diverse blend of leading scholars and distinguished healthcare professionals who bring real world experience to the classroom.
At Michigan State University, nationally acclaimed nurse researchers conduct cutting edge research that changes lives. Their research and evidence-based nursing practice contribute to the science of healthcare, addressing priority health problems faced by individuals, families, and communities.

About the Area:
Like many college towns, East Lansing, MI, offers a mix of small-town charm and big city amenities. Arts, culture, restaurants, outdoor recreation and some of the state’s leading employers are all factors in attracting and retaining families and talent. These diverse and abundant opportunities attract multicultural professionals, students, seniors and families to East Lansing and helped land the city on the List of the Top 100 Best Places to Live.

Homes in a wide variety of price ranges are weaved into and throughout the campus, creating a community that welcomes both young families and retiring alumni. East Lansing also boasts one of the highest-ranked school districts in the state. The constant influx of students, as well as visitors to the region for MSU attractions and athletics, provides a constant stream of customers for area businesses, and many MSU graduates remain in East Lansing, creating a deep well of talent for the numerous corporate and business organizations that call this area home.

Another attractive feature of the community is its walkability. A boardwalk-style river trail that runs from the MSU campus through the city all the way downtown to the state capitol building making it easy to get around town.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should include a Cover Letter and CV. Inquiries, referrals and nominations are treated confidentially and can be sent to: or call 860-740-2600

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 Mycobarcterium.


MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university, the College of Social Science, and the School of Human Resources & Labor Relations strongly encourages applications from women, persons of color, ethnic minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.



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