University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02305007

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is one of the nation’s top 146 research universities as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. At UWM, we are committed to academic excellence and attracting, retaining, and growing a truly multicultural team that accurately reflects the experiences and perspectives of our students and communities. We take pride in being dedicated to diversity in student body, faculty and staff, and programs. The 93-acre campus is located on Milwaukee’s Upper-East Side, one of the city’s most attractive residential areas on the shore of Lake Michigan, with easy proximity to major league sports, entertainment, culture, and dining.

UWM College of Nursing, the largest College of Nursing in Wisconsin, has been widely recognized for its innovation, leadership in the profession of nursing, and extensive collaboration with diverse community agencies. The College supports the University’s urban mission by responding to the health needs of individuals, families, groups, and populations in urban communities. Opening in Fall 2022, the UWM James and Yvonne Ziemer Clinical Simulation Center will provide a state-of-the-art learning facility where students will practice clinical skills in a safe environment. The simulation center houses several labs, including a birthing room, an apartment, clinic rooms, and other areas to provide simulated learning experiences.

UWM College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Nursing (MN), Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding (MSP), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs. UW-Milwaukee offers the BS in Nursing at UWM, UWM at Waukesha and UW-Parkside through a consortial partnership. Students are placed in clinical sites throughout Southeastern Wisconsin in proximity to each campus location.

Job Summary
The employee may teach courses in the classroom, clinical (hospital and long-term care), community settings, health assessment clinical, and/or clinical laboratory for the College of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, UWM at Waukesha, and/or University of Wisconsin-Parkside (Racine/Kenosha) and may include locations in classroom, clinical and community settings in southeastern WI.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Enrolled in, or completion of, a Master of Nursing or Doctoral Nursing degree program
  • Unrestricted license as RN in WI, or ability to become licensed as RN in WI

Preferred Qualifications
  • Preferred 50% completion of Master of Nursing degree, or equivalent progression through a doctoral nursing program
  • Master of Nursing degree
  • Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and/or PhD in a related field
  • Evidence of at least two years of clinical practice experience in nursing
  • Clinical and/or theory teaching experience in a nursing program
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
  • Expertise particularly in any of the following areas:
    • Medical/surgical
    • Long-Term Care, Rehabilitation Units, and/or Skilled Nursing Facilities
    • Pediatrics
    • Population/community health
    • Health Care Systems
    • Maternal and infant nursing
    • Gerontology
    • Mental Health
    • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
    • Psychomotor skills and simulation

Application Instructions
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application addressing all of the qualifications listed above, a CV, the names and contact information of three references (address, phone number, email address) and a document defining the applicant’s teaching philosophy (limited to 250 words or less). We will contact your references directly for letters of reference.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

Employment will require a caregiver background check.

This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of June 10, 2022. Applications received after June 9, 2022 may not receive consideration.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Title and Total Compensation Project

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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