Careers

Advance with employment at the School of Nursing

We are dedicated, collaborative team in service of excellent nursing education and science. We want to learn about you and what you can offer, and welcome your application to join our team.

We enjoy a robust partnership with Michigan Medicine, an award-winning health care system and premier academic medical center, and are privileged to teach some of the best and brightest students in the nation.

Get to know the faculty 

Elissa "Ellie" Wagner, DNP, RN, clinical assistant professor. 

 

 

 

 

Michelle Pardee, DNP, FNP-BC, clinical assistant professor

 

 

 

 

 

Jesus "Jessie" Casida, Ph.D., RN, APN-C, assistant professor

 

 

Benefits of a UMSN career

Be a part of the University of Michigan community of leaders in nursing education and health care. For questions about any positions, please contact School of Nursing recruiting.

Educators and research faculty

There are many advantages to becoming an educator at UMSN. 

  • Recognition as a faculty member at a top-ranked school of nursing
  • Innovative program with an inventive curriculum
  • Schedule offers summer and semester breaks
  • Competitive salary with excellent benefits, including retirement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Opportunities for scholarship and research
  • Job satisfaction educating top-tier nursing students
  • Work with interdisciplinary specialists
  • Work as part of a team

To learn more about becoming a clinical instructor or a lecturer, contact Penny Riley, Ph.D., MS, RN, clinical assistant professor and interim director for the undergraduate program. If you are interested in a clinical teaching position but don't see an opening in your area of expertise, contact us to be notified when a position becomes available.

To learn more about tenure-track and research faculty positions, please contact School of Nursing recruiting.

Staff positions

The University of Michigan is consistently ranked one of the top university workplaces by the "Chronicle of Higher Education", and we are a leader in sustainability, health promotion, and work-life balance. Learn more about working at the University of Michigan, including benefits, opportunities, and professional development. University of Michigan careers is the university’s comprehensive jobs board for opportunities across all three U-M campuses. All staff opening will be posted there. Use the search function to limit results. 

Open teaching positions

Clinical track

Clinical instructor - Psychiatric/mental health nursing
Clinical instructor - Medical surgical
Clinical instructor - Pediatrics

Lecturer

LEO intermittent lecturer/LEO lecturer I
LEO lecturer I - pediatrics
LEO lecturer I - community health
LEO intermittent lecturer (Flint)

Tenure track

No current openings

Research track

No current openings

Research fellow

Postdoctoral research fellowship

Teaching position(s) will remain open until filled. A position may still be open although the posting for it has expired on the careers website. To confirm the status of any position listed above, if the full job posting is no longer available, please contact School of Nursing recruiting. The evaluation of faculty candidates for any position generally begins immediately upon receipt of all necessary materials from interested individuals and continues until the position is filled.

The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to the Senior Director for Institutional Equity, and Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity, 2072 Administrative Services Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1432, (734)763-0235, TTY (734)647-1388. For other University of Michigan information call (734)764-1817.