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Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Nursing
Department: Nursing 10033616
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Health Care Professional, Fixed Term Faculty, 3/4 Time (65-89.9%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term

Position Summary

The MSU College of Nursing invites applications for part-time teaching positions of Instructors and Assistant Professors. 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 nursing students. 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. All clinical specialties are encouraged to apply.

In the College of Nursing, we believe Inclusive Excellence and Health and Community Engagement are central to all the work that we do. We seek to understand and appreciate peoples and cultures that are different than our own. We believe in advocacy to support and empower individuals and populations through honest and respectful communication that is evidence-driven, respecting and being inclusive of all the experiences they bring. Given this belief, all team members in the College of Nursing carry a leadership role that fosters a sense of inclusion, belonging and servant leadership. This includes: 

  • Demonstrate a commitment to long term, sustained action that increases inclusive practices in health equity across the CON  
  • Intentionally create an environment that encourages a sense of belonging, inclusive learning, work, and clinical service environments that enable everyone to reach their full potential  
  • Recognize that inclusion is a journey and strive to move along the continuum of embracing experiences and resources that address anti-racist and anti-oppressive ideas while acknowledging the inward and outward systems that influence bias and cultural awareness  
  • Strive to be a champion of inclusive practices that lead and transform others and creates initiatives that change structural systems within nursing education which have historically inhibited, disenfranchised, marginalized, and unintentionally excluded underrepresented communities  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -in Nursing or related field

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in Nursing is required for the rank of Instructor
  • DNP or PhD in Nursing or related field for the ranks of Assistant Professor
  • 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 or higher education teaching experience is desired

Required Application Materials

  • Curriculum vitae
  • cover letter

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Summary of Physical Demands

Ability to lift over 25 lbs

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 healthcare setting or have potential exposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium.

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.



Department Statement

The Michigan State University College of Nursing has been training the next generations of nurses since its founding as the Department of Nursing Education in 1950.

We believe in the power of research, practice and education to affect lasting change and to improve health outcomes in our communities. We do this through recruiting top faculty, staff and students and continuously staying at the forefront of changes in the profession. 

MSU Statement

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 through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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