Director — Adult and Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist Master's Specialty
The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) is seeking a doctoral-prepared nurse faculty member to serve as Director of the Adult and Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist master's specialty. Graduates of this blended Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner program are eligible to sit for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) examination and the Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist certification examination.
- Eligible to practice as an ACNP in Maryland
- Master’s in nursing and a doctorate (PhD, DNP) in nursing or related field
- Prior teaching experience in an academic setting and evidence of curriculum development
- Recognized for expertise in specialty field; demonstrated professional or academic leadership in specialty area
- Record of scholarly achievement (e.g., publications, research, presentations at professional meetings, etc.)
- Evidence of interdisciplinary experience
- Directs the development, implementation, and evaluation of graduate-level didactic and clinical courses related to the specialty
- Actively engages in the recruitment and advisement of students
- Teaches and mentors students in the specialty
- Mentors and fosters faculty’s professional development
- Works collaboratively with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines
- Makes ongoing scholarly contributions to nursing science, including incorporation of evidence-based practice into teaching and clinical activities and the publication of data-based manuscripts
- 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
About the School
Founded in 1889, UMSON is a nationally ranked, top-tier school, enrolling more than 1,700 students in its baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs. UMSON emphasizes the integration of education, research, and practice, and serves regional, national, and international audiences.
The Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health (OSAH) is involved in UMSON’s baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs. It offers a diverse array of master’s specialties, including Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (NP); Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Nursing (CNS, NP); Nurse Anesthesia; Health Services Leadership and Management; and Nursing Informatics. Several certificate programs, including Oncology Nursing and Teaching in Nursing and Health Professions, are also offered.
In addition to UMSON, the University of Maryland in Baltimore (UM) encompasses five other professional schools—Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Social Work—and is one of the fastest growing health science research centers in the nation. The unique composition of UM enables health professionals to address health 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 sciences industries.
Instructions to Applicants
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 Lois Reisig
University of Maryland School of Nursing
655 West Lombard Street, Room 502
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer.