General Clinical Track Faculty Opportunities

Mission Statement

The School's mission is to generate and disseminate to students, colleagues, the wider community, and the world knowledge necessary for improving the health of individuals, families, and populations.

Seeking faculty to Explore, Engage, Excel at the U of M!

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing invites applications for clinical faculty positions at the Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor levels.

We seek faculty who share our vision of education, scholarship, practice, and professional and community service. The School welcomes candidates who are prepared to exercise leadership in a diverse, collegial and interprofessional environment at this top research-intensive university. Based on expertise and interest, new faculty will join one of three established areas of teaching and scholarship:

  • Adult and Gerontological Health
  • Child and Family Health
  • Population Health and Systems

Successful candidates

  • Fulfill responsibilities of full-time 9 or 12 month renewable appointment
  • Teach and advise students
  • Contribute to the advancement of nursing science through scholarship
  • Engage in community and professional service associated within area of expertise
  • Participate in School of Nursing and University governance activities

Required qualifications per rank

Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Earned doctoral degree in nursing or comparable qualification
  • License and certifications as described for instructor
  • Evidence of excellence in specialty area
  • Experience at the clinical instructor level
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching
  • Defined area of scholarship
  • Disseminated product(s) of scholarly work

Clinical Associate Professor

  • Degree(s) and certification(s) as above
  • Clinical program direction and/or leadership in a professional organization or area of specialty
  • Experience in teaching at the assistant clinical professor level or equivalent
  • Sustained record of scholarly contributions/disseminated products

Clinical Professor

  • Degree(s) and certification(s) as above
  • National or International leadership in area of specialty
  • Experience in teaching at the associate professor level or equivalent
  • Regional or national or international leadership in teaching
  • Sustained and substantive record of scholarly contributions

Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Start date of 9 or 12 month month annually renewable appointment negotiable. Applications are considered until positions are filled.

Application is online only.

Application Process

  • Go to:
  • Click on either "external applicants" or "university employees", depending on your status.
  • Follow the directions to register as an applicant, and apply/upload your materials to job posting #330866
  • In the "posted within" drop-down box select "within last year" to find the posting.

More Information

Questions? Contact:

Wendy S. Looman, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC
Chair, Faculty Search Committee

School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.