Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Faculty

The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) is seeking a doctoral-prepared Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Faculty Member to teach in its innovative Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice specialty. UMSON incorporates an interdisciplinary team of faculty members and guest lecturers into the curriculum and provides students with a variety of learning opportunities.

UMSON enrolls 1,700 students in its baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral programs, and is ranked 11th among all schools of nursing in the nation. UMSON is part of the University of Maryland graduate professional campus that also includes the schools of medicine, dentistry, social work, pharmacy, and law, 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 governmental agencies, health care institutions, and life science industries.


  • Eligible to practice as an Adult or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in Maryland 
  • Master of Science degree in nursing and a doctorate (PhD or DNP) in nursing or a related field 
  • Prior teaching experience in an academic setting and evidence of curriculum development 
  • Record of scholarly achievement (e.g., publications, research, presentations at professional meetings, etc.) and interest in pursuing scholarly activities preferred


  • Actively engages in the recruitment and advisement of students
  • Teaches and mentors students in the specialty area
  • Works collaboratively with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines
  • Maintains active involvement in professional organizations related to specialty area
  • Actively seeks opportunities for and participates in departmental, UMSON, and University faculty governance
  • Maintains a faculty practice


Inquiries, including a letter summarizing your qualifications and interest in the position, and a current CV, should be sent to:

Robin Newhouse, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Chair, Organizational Systems and Adult Health
c/o Katherine Simmons
University of Maryland School of Nursing
655 West Lombard Street, Room 502
Baltimore, MD 21201

The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer.