Join us in making a lasting impact on urban health. Located in the heart of Detroit and surrounded by world-class health institutions, Wayne State University’s College of Nursing invites applications and nominations for leading nurse scholars to apply for open faculty positions. The new faculty member will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research, education and service.
Successful candidates for these full-time, tenured faculty positions will have a distinguished record of scholarly nursing research and publications focused on issues related to urban health. Highly qualified candidates may be considered for an endowed professorship position. The endowment will provide supplemental support for the scholarly activities of the recipient.
About the College of Nursing
The mission of the WSU College of Nursing is to create and translate knowledge and to educate a diverse student body prepared to excel as clinicians, scholars and leaders who improve health in local and global communities. In recognition of our efforts, the College is consistently ranked among the top nursing graduate schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Our faculty aid in the development of new nursing knowledge through the conduct of research that focuses on urban health. Our researchers study the determinants and distribution of health and disease in populations living within an urban context. Within that broad focus, researchers address areas such as: effects of stress on health; wellness: health promotion/illness prevention; self-management of chronic conditions; symptom science; and end-of-life and palliative care.
Our dedication to student success and our state-of-the-art learning environment combine to produce graduates who are prepared to be nurse leaders in research, education and practice. Located in Midtown Detroit, the College of Nursing's faculty and students serve diverse populations while promoting community and urban health.
The following programs, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, are offered by the College of Nursing: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Post-Masters Certificates, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice. A Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing degree and Post-doctoral studies are also offered. Visit nursing.wayne.edu/programs to learn more about the programs, pathways and clinical specialties offered.
Why Wayne State? Academic excellence, diversity and location
The College of Nursing and WSU share a strong multicultural urban research, teaching, and service mission and agenda. Our student body is the most diverse in Michigan.
A premier urban research university, Wayne State is one of only three universities in Michigan to receive the Carnegie Classification of Institution of Higher Education's classification of doctoral university: very high research activity. Wayne offers more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 27,000 students.
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
PhD required graduate degree in nursing required
Previous teaching experience at baccalaureate or higher degree level
Strong program of externally funded research
The successful candidates must:
Conduct research in areas of interest consistent with the foci of the college.
Maintain a record of scholarly publication in nationally recognized journals.
Mentor PhD students.
Prepare, teach and evaluate assigned courses.
Use teaching strategies appropriate to learning needs with a specific focus on PhD courses.
Participate in College and University committees.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Have a strong background and experience in PhD nursing education and/or research supervision.
Additional Salary Information: Highly qualified candidates may be considered for the Katharine Faville Endowed Professorship. The endowment will provide supplemental support for the scholarly activities of the recipient.
Internal Number: 045345
About Wayne State University
At the Wayne State University College of Nursing, we understand the challenges facing today's cities and are dedicated to addressing them. Our location in Detroit positions us to prepare nurses uniquely qualified to care for urban populations and to help reduce health disparities and promote health in local communities. Here, students receive a world-class education where they learn from faculty experts and provide care to people in a variety of urban settings from home care, to primary and specialty care, to tertiary care health centers throughout Detroit. Students at all degree levels work alongside our researchers and partners to further nursing science, and leave equipped to enter a workforce in need of their diversity, knowledge and skill.