Assistant Professor-School of Nursing - (170000L4)
The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) is currently recruiting for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor.
UMSON enrolls more than 1,800 students in its baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral programs. It is ranked 8th in the nation for master's programs and 5 th in the nation for Doctor of Nursing Practice programs by U.S. News & World Report . UMSON is ranked 13th in funding for nursing schools from the National Institutes of Health. UMSON is part of the University of Maryland, Baltimore graduate professional campus that also includes the schools of medicine, dentistry, law, pharmacy, and social work. Its interdisciplinary graduate school has more than 40 programs in the biosciences, law, and social work, and is one of the fastest growing biomedical research centers in the nation. The unique composition of the campus enables health professionals to address clinical care, public policy, and social issues through multidisciplinary research, scholarship, and community action. Its location in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C.-Annapolis triangle maximizes opportunities for collaboration with government agencies, health care institutions, and life science industries.
We seek a faculty member with research interests that align with those of members of our organized research centers (ORCs) and who will collaborate with members of these centers: Biology and Behavior Across the Lifespan ( https://www.nursing.umaryland.edu/bbal/ ), Center for Health Outcomes Research ( https://www.nursing.umaryland.edu/chor/), UMB Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research ( http://www.umaryland.edu/cacpr/ ). Specific areas of research sought are 1) cancer, 2) gerontology, 3) stress psychophysiology/behavior, and 4) health promotion, community/public health. We welcome researchers who conduct comparative effectiveness research in these areas.
Engage in a program of research, including securing external funding to support research
Participate in a program of scholarship and contribute to faculty governance
Teach in UMSON's undergraduate and graduate programs
Advise and mentor students
Doctoral degree in nursing or a related field,
Evidence of scholarly achievement, including research funding, data-based publications, and national/international professional presentations
Post-doctoral fellowship/research preferred
Prior academic experience preferred
Nurses preferred but others may apply
Current license to practice nursing, eligible for licensure in Maryland, if applicable
Job Posting: Mar 17, 2017
Internal Number: 53120
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.