Family Nurse Practitioner Faculty

The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON), Department of Family and Community Health is currently recruiting for a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) to participate in the clinical and didactic education for undergraduate and graduate students and participate in a program of research. 

UMSON enrolls more than 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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, teach, organize, and evaluate courses and precepted experiences for undergraduate and FNP students
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Participate in a research program
  • Participate in faculty governance


  • FNP certification required
  • Master’s degree in nursing required; doctoral degree or enrollment in a doctoral program in nursing or a related field required
  • Current license to practice nursing in Maryland required
  • Experience as an FNP required
  • Prior academic experience preferred

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and CV to:

Karen Kauffman, PhD, CRNP-BC
Chair, Department of Family and Community Health
c/o Katherine Simmons
University of Maryland School of Nursing
655 West Lombard Street, Room 500
Baltimore, MD 21201

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