Research Faculty

The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON), Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health, is recruiting for a dynamic scientist eligible for tenure at the rank of associate professor or professor with a funded program of research. Candidates should have interests in health outcomes research.

UMSON enrolls nearly 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 inter-professional 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

  • Contributes to nursing science through the maintenance and growth of a robust program of extramurally-funded research
  • Contributes to the tripartite mission of UMSON
  • Participates in School- and campus-wide faculty governance


  • Doctoral degree in nursing or a related field required; post-doctoral research experience preferred
  • Track record of R-level funded research required; current extramural funding strongly preferred 
  • Outstanding scholarly achievement in terms of data-based publications and presentations
  • Eligibility for appointment to tenure at the rank of associate or full professor
  • Eligible to teach in the PhD program
  • National/international recognition in the area of expertise preferred
  • Strong record of research collaboration with interprofessional colleagues preferred

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the names of three professional references to:

Robin Newhouse, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN 
Chair Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health
c/o Katherine Simmons
University of Maryland School of Nursing
655 W. Lombard Street, Room 316C
Baltimore, MD 21201-1579

Office: 410-706-7654
Fax: 410-706-0344

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