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Assistant Professor Positions - Tenure Track
Western Michigan University

Date Posted Nov. 21, 2019
Title Assistant Professor Positions - Tenure Track
University Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI, United States
Department Bronson School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Nursing - Psychiatric
    Nursing - Geriatrics
    Nursing - Adult Care

Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for two (2) Assistant Professor positions in the WMU Bronson School of Nursing. The positions are tenure track, academic year (9-month) appointments.

Major Responsibilities: Faculty are required to teach didactic and clinical courses in undergraduate and/or graduate programs; assist with the development of the graduate program in nursing; bring or secure external funding for research or special projects; sustained productivity and growth in research and grant writing; demonstrate scholarly productivity through publications; demonstrate regional, national/international reputation in area of expertise; contribute to an interdisciplinary environment of research, instruction and community collaborations; contribute to the missions of the School, College and University; service to the Department, the University, the profession and the community.

Qualifications: Earned research doctorate in nursing or related field by August 1, 2020 or earned DNP degree by August 1, 2020 from accredited institution; a DNP degree will be considered on an individual basis and applicant will be required to complete a sequence of doctoral-level research courses; graduate degree in nursing; expertise in gerontology, mental health, adult health nursing or quality and safety; Registered Nurse License with eligibility for MI license; evidence of technological literacy and on-line instruction preferred; teaching experience in a nursing baccalaureate program preferred; demonstrated potential to maintain an active program of scholarly research and grant writing related to field of expertise; and evidence of global engagement preferred.

The University: Western Michigan University (WMU), located in Southwest Michigan, is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an enrollment of over 21,000. WMU delivers high-quality undergraduate instruction, has a strong graduate division, and fosters significant research activities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities.

School: The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is a vibrant school that focuses on the scholarship of teaching, research, and service. In addition to the Director of the Bronson School of Nursing, over 23 full-time faculty and 25-30 part-time faculty provide instruction and experiences for prelicensure, Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students. The total enrollment includes approximately 390 undergraduate students and a small cohort of MSN students. The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is granted full approval by the Michigan Board of Nursing. The undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is one of the few nursing schools to receive endorsement from the American Holistic Nursing Certification Corporation.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package. Expected Start Date: August 15, 2020 (Fall 2020 semester). Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Required application documents: Faculty Credential Summary; a letter describing qualifications, accomplishments, and professional experiences related to the position; curriculum vitae and names, titles, postal and email addresses and telephone numbers of five (5) professional references. How to Apply: Please go to and search for posting number 0605241 and/or posting number 0605242.

  • WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Allison Haan, Human Resource Representative
    Department of Human Resources
    Western Michigan University
    1903 West Michigan Avenue
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008


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