Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Nursing

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Nursing

  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • Instructional Category
  • Faculty-Full Time
  • Onsite
  • Opening at: Feb 6 2024 at 17:15 CST
  • 293532-AS

Job Summary:

As Nursing Clinical Faculty, you will have the opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise with the next generation of nurses, ensuring they receive a comprehensive education and are well-prepared for their professional careers.

In this role, you will work closely with nursing students in traditional and accelerated programs and may be assigned to provide hands-on instruction and guidance in classrooms, simulated care environments, and through experiential learning in acute care and community health settings. Depending on expertise, qualifications, and program needs, it is possible to be assigned to teach in graduate programs such as Doctor of Nurse Practice or PhD.

The School of Nursing encourages an innovative approach to teaching which supports student learning to care for diverse populations. We value collaboration, excellence, integrity, and respect. If you are passionate about our mission, and if you have a desire to shape the future of nursing, we would love to hear from you!


Essential Responsibilities:
*Teach in baccalaureate (accelerated, traditional, and AD to BSN completion) and DNP programs as appropriate to expertise and program needs.
*Teach using strategies to include active learning, simulated experiential learning, and clinical experiential learning in hospital or other health care settings or in community care situations as required by course assignments.
*Teach using accepted course descriptions, course objectives, and content delivery approaches including assuring that students meet expectations for required clinical hours if assigned to teach clinical courses.
*Collaborate with other faculty on curriculum and course planning at the graduate and undergraduate levels, using concept- and competency-based teaching and learning assessment strategies.
*Contribute to the School of Nursing mission through service activities (e.g., governance committees, outreach activities, or project task groups).
*Pursue areas of scholarly interest (e.g., evaluation studies to improve teaching and learning).
*Collaborate with colleagues in practice settings through academic-practice partnerships to contribute to student learning, practice improvement, or community outreach.
*Work to support and enhance the diversity, climate, and inclusive excellence of the School of Nursing.
*Engage in other activities appropriate to a member of the School of Nursing academic community such as attending School meetings, participating in faculty development activities, and contributing to meeting the mission and vision of the School.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Master's Degree in Nursing

Terminal Degree
Doctoral degree (Doctor of Nursing, PhD, or other doctoral degree)


*One or more years of experience in teaching at undergraduate or graduate levels in nursing, or in professional staff development in acute care settings; and
*Three or more years of professional experience in an acute care setting as a registered nurse (RN), advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS).

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong interest in and commitment to the teaching mission of the School of Nursing. Experience with clinical instruction, active learning, concept-based teaching, simulation, and inter-professional education is desirable.

Individuals with certification as advanced practice registered nurses, clinical nurse specialists, or as nurse educators are encouraged to apply, however, certification is not required.

Appointments for candidates prepared at the Masters level will be at the rank of Clinical Instructor. Appointments for candidates prepared at the doctoral level will be at the Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor rank depending on prior teaching experience.


RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure And/Or Compact State Licensure
RN licensure or eligibility for licensure in Wisconsin

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires most work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus or clinical work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

MAY 01, 2024


Minimum $100,222 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The expected salary for this position starts at a rate of $100,222. This is an A-basis (12-month) position.

Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications. In addition to base pay, the employee in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and other paid time off, competitive insurances and savings accounts, and employer sponsored retirement benefits.

Additional Information:

For 100 years, the University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Nursing (SoN) has been committed to enhancing healthcare through teaching and research. With a mission to develop leaders for the profession and society; we make discoveries, enhance systems, and improve health through research, education, and practice for Wisconsin and beyond. The School of Nursing strives to achieve inclusive excellence and fosters an academic environment that welcomes diversity in students, faculty, staff, and the curriculum.

In the course of employment with the SoN, dependent upon position and job responsibilities, employees may have access to PHI (personal health information) in order to fulfill the duties of their position. As part of the UW-Madison Health Care Component (HCC), all SoN faculty, staff, students, volunteers, and unpaid affiliates are required to complete HIPAA training as part of their orientation.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful candidates' ability to provide satisfactory documentation for various medical clearances and certifications, as required by the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing and/or its affiliated clinical partners. Examples of required medical clearances and certifications include, but are not limited to: RN license, negative TB status, COVID vaccination, MMR, varicella, hepatitis B, and others.

Successful candidates are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

A caregiver criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click Apply Now, from, to begin the application process. You will be asked to submit the following (PDF file format is strongly encouraged and preferred):

1) A letter of interest highlighting relevant work experience and referencing PVL #293532
2) A resume/CV

References will be requested from finalists only and are not required with initial application.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Susan Zahner, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs,

Online applications must be received by 11:55pm on the March 5, 2024 to ensure preferred consideration. The position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Failure to submit complete application materials may result in ineligibility for consideration for this position.


Susan Zahner
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Clinical Associate Professor(IC010) or Clinical Assistant Professor(IC011) or Clinical Instructor(IC012)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:



The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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