Tenure-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 tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor levels.

We seek faculty who share our vision of preparing nurse leaders to improve health care through research, evidence-based education, 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.

The School of Nursing focal research areas are:

  • Health Promotion among Vulnerable Populations
  • Prevention and Management of Chronic Health Conditions
  • Symptom Management
  • Health/Nursing Informatics and Systems Innovation

Successful candidates

  • Contribute to the advancement of nursing science through research and scholarship
  • Fulfill responsibilities of regular faculty membership
  • Teach and advise graduate and/or undergraduate students, and participate in the development and evaluation of nursing curricula
  • Engage in community and professional service associated within area of expertise
  • Participate in School of Nursing and University governance activities

Required qualifications

  • Earned Doctorate (PhD or equivalent)
  • Ability to meet criteria for appointment as an Assistant Professor on the tenure track at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing
  • Evidence of productivity in a defined area of research and scholarship
  • Evidence of teaching and/or mentoring experience

Preferred qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in nursing
  • Post-doctoral experience
  • Eligibility for RN licensure in Minnesota
  • Recognition in an area of scholarship
  • Record of external research funding
  • Substantive research publication record
  • Experience in leading research teams
  • Teaching and advising experience at undergraduate and/or graduate levels

Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Start date of nine month appointment negotiable. 

Applications are considered until positions are filled.

Application Process

  • Go to https://humanresources.umn.edu/content/find-job
  • 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 #330871
  • 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.