Employment Opportunities

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UMSON Faculty and Staff on StairsJoin our team of renowned faculty, professional staff, and exceptional students to advance nursing education, research, and practice.

Together, we create a rich and vibrant working and learning environment where knowledge is created and shared.

‌Established in 1889, the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) is the largest nursing school in Maryland and one of the largest in the nation. We are recognized for our scientific knowledge, critical thinking, interprofessional teamwork, and profound commitment to the health of individuals and communities.

The Basics

Academic Rankings*

  • 1st Nursing Informatics master’s program
  • 2nd Clinical Nurse Leader master's program
  • 6th overall Doctor of Nursing Practice program
  • 12th overall master's program

*per U.S. News & World Report; see more rankings


  • 9th in receipt of funding (for public schools of nursing) from the National Institutes of Health
  • 2 interprofessional Organized Research Centers

UMSON embraces a culture that embodies the University of Maryland, Baltimore's core values of accountability, civility, collaboration, diversity, excellence, knowledge, and leadership.

Current Openings

Faculty and Post-Doctoral Fellow Positions

UMSON is seeking faculty candidates for tenure, tenure-track, and non-tenure track positions and post-doctoral fellows for its Baltimore and Shady Grove locations. 

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Staff Positions

UMSON is seeking staff candidates for exempt, non-exempt, and contingent positions for its Baltimore and Shady Grove locations.

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Additional Opportunities

Adjunct Faculty

UMSON hires adjunct faculty to provide clinical instruction to entry-level students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and Clinical Nurse Leader master's option and to teach in select undergraduate and graduate didactic courses at the Baltimore and Shady Grove locations. Master’s- and doctoral-prepared nurses are encouraged to send a cover letter outlining their expertise and desired area of teaching, as well as résumé/curriculum vitae, to Karen Jarrell, human resource manager, at kjarrell@umaryland.edu.

Individuals hired as adjunct clinical instructors are required to complete the following requirements within 30 days of their start date. Cost associated with the requirements are the responsibility of the employee. Additional information will be provided in the offer letter, as applicable.

  • RN License (active, unrestricted and valid in jurisdiction of clinical instruction)
  • Immunizations: (MMR, Varicella, DPT, Hepatitis B or declination)
  • Annual flu vaccine, if clinical experience is between Oct. 1 and March 31
  • Annual check of TB status (negative PPD or negative chest x-ray if PPD positive)
  • Current CPR certification
  • UMSON HIPAA Training
  • UMSON FERPA Training 


Health care providers across the nation understand the importance of perpetuating the learning cycle so each new generation of nurses, at all levels, have the knowledge and skills needed to hit the ground running after graduation. UMSON relies on the mentorship of our preceptors, site representatives, and community partners to create robust learning experiences for our students completing clinical, practicum, and project rotations. 

If you are interested in helping to prepare a new generation of nurses by serving as a preceptor, you can find more information here.

Postdoctoral Researchers

The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) invites applications for postdoctoral fellowship positions in these areas of research:

  • Community Engagement/Health Disparities
  • Geriatrics/Gerontology
  • Multiomics
  • Pain and Symptom Science

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