Pre-Licensure Bachelor Of Science In Nursing (Tenure-Track, Open Rank)

Posting Number: F-0833
College/Unit: The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions
Home Department: School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences
Employee Group: Tenure-Track Faculty – Academic Year
Employment Status: Full-Time
Position Type: 9 month (Academic Year)
Position Classification: Tenure Track Faculty
Position Begin Date: 08/19/2024
Position End Date:

Position Summary:

  • Teach courses at the undergraduate level; help with curriculum development; and other program-related activities.


  • Conduct research and scholarly endeavors that leads to securing extramural funding to support an ongoing research agenda.


  • Involvement in campus, community, and professional service; advising undergraduate students in the program.

*The anticipated start date is August 2024 or an alternate negotiated start date.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Nursing and an earned terminal degree in Nursing or Nursing Education (PhD, DNS DNP), Education (EdD) or a related field.
  • An active RN license in MI or eligibility for a MI nursing license.
  • Effective oral/written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior teaching experience in an undergraduate nursing program.
  • Evidence of scholarship and creative activities.
  • Experience in clinical practice.


  • Previous work with students doing research.
  • Demonstrated interest in securing extramural grants and contracts.
  • Experience working in the healthcare field outside of academic employment.
  • Experience working collaboratively with other professionals on projects and assignments (interdisciplinary experience).
  • Evidence of involvement with professional associations and organizations.
  • Proficiency in use of technology.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

Message to Applicants:
Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

NOTE: The Central Michigan University’s BSN Program is also seeking a fixed term faculty member to work full time in our program. If you are interested in being considered for that position as well, please apply online to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Lecturer position listed on CMU’s career website.
About the Department:
The Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is located within the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences in The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions.

The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of five academic units (Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Physical Education and Sport, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Health Sciences, and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). The college offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in athletic training, audiology, communication sciences and disorders, exercise science, environmental health and safety, health administration, physical activity specialist, physical education, physical therapy, physician assistant, public health, school and public health education, speech-language pathology, and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. To learn more about the College, please click here.

Posting Begins: 02/16/2024
Posting Ends:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Type of Recruitment: External

About CMU:
Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.

We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.

CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.

CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.

Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

To apply, visit https://www.jobs.cmich.edu/postings/39904

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https://www.cmich.edu/offices-departments/OCRIE).

If you wish to see “EEO is the Law” posters, please click here.

CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU’s Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary, or both.

CMU’s Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:

Phone: 989-774-3253

Office: 103 E. Preston St.

Bovee University Center, suite 306

Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

Email: titleix@cmich.edu

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