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Nursing Faculty Opportunities


Join the Johns Hopkins community as an academic leader at the School of Nursing. Our faculty members are committed to excellence in research, teaching, practice, and service, and they are recognized nationally and internationally as experts in their disciplines.

The School is ranked No. 1 for its nursing graduate program and No. 2 for DNP program from U.S. News & World Report and is among the top nursing PhD programs in the nation, according to the National Research Council. We currently rank No. 4 among nursing schools for NIH funding and 42.8% of our ranked faculty members are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing. Forty-six of our faculty hold leadership roles in membership organizations.

Current Openings

  • Associate Dean for Global Affairs

    Reporting to Dean, will work to advance the global strategy of the School of Nursing.  This individual will lead the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Center for Global Initiatives which uses the collective knowledge, skills and experiences of nursing faculty, students and professional staff to promote innovation, capacity development and advocacy for the advancement of nursing education, research, practice and health policy worldwide.  The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree and a distinguished academic career with strong global experience.

  • Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning

    Reporting to Dean & Executive Vice-Dean, will work with faculty and instructional design experts to develop educational innovations of the highest quality.  This is position will lead an exciting new Office for Educational Quality and Innovation.  The successful candidate will have a distinguished academic career with strong educational credentials and experience.

  • Chair, Department of Community and Public Health

    Reporting to the Executive Vice Dean, will work to advance the mission of the School of Nursing, develop faculty through implementation of the faculty mentoring program and the faculty workload guidelines. Oversees staff that support faculty in the teaching mission. The successful candidate will have a distinguished academic career and be eligible for RN licensure in Maryland.

  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Henderson-Hopkins School

    The School of Medicine/School of Nursing Henderson-Hopkins Nurse will provide the following services for Early Childhood Center students on daily basis and as outlined in the Baltimore City Health Department’s (BCHD) Memorandum of Understanding for the K-8 students in the absence of the BCHD RN. Perform or delegate to the school health aide, as appropriate, day-to-day nursing activities, including medication administration, as required by the Maryland Nurse Practice Act.

    General Description

    Prepare clear, concise documentation on the BCHD forms or in the Electronic Health Record, according to the policies and procedures of the Bureau of School Health for K-8 students and in the ECC records database for ECC students. Assume responsibility for the care of a student who has suffered injury or emergency illness until an ambulance arrives. Perform skilled nursing services for children with special health needs, e.g., blood glucose monitoring including carbohydrate counting, insulin administration, catheterization, tube feeding, nebulizer treatments, tracheostomy care, and special services as ordered by a health care provider. Evaluate cumulative health data to develop and implement individual health care plans for students, as needed.

    Utilize existing policies and methods for communicable disease control, including the interpretation of the school entry immunizations law. Promote and assist in the control of communicable diseases through preventive immunization, early detection, surveillance, management, and reporting of contagious diseases.

    Provide health assessments of children utilizing advanced practice nursing process and skills and the application of relevant theories of practice. Provide necessary information to teachers and support staff regarding individualized health care plans (IHCP) for students with health needs during the school day. If requested by students’ parents, administer selected and approved medications to students. Parents’ permission shall be documented in writing. Assist parents in evaluating and utilizing appropriate private or community resources for medical care.

    Function as a liaison between school, students, parents, health care providers, and the community. Coordinates the on-site provision of health care with other providers and participate in follow-up care. Counsel students who are referred by teachers, parents, counselors and principals. Serve as consultant to teachers in health education matters and conduct group sessions with students. Serve as a health resource person and consultant to the school staff, students and parents. Assist students and families to achieve optimal levels of wellness through health education. Coordinate ongoing activities in the health suite.

    Serve as a positive role model by exhibiting healthy attitudes and behaviors in the school setting. Collaborate with other professionals to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate school health program and activities. Maintain expertise by participating in professional development. Advocate for the rights of students.


    • Master's degree in nursing.
    • Registered Nurse license and Certified as a Nurse Practitioner.
    • Must be licensed as NP in State of Maryland or other state where practicing.
    • Current CPR certification required.
    • Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.
    • Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.

    Apply to Req# 63370

  • Full-time Faculty Ranked Faculty

    When you apply to join the Johns Hopkins family as a full-time faculty member you have two tracks to choose from:

    • Practice-Education Track (non-tenure)
    • Research-Education Track (tenure)

    Applicants interested in the Research-Education Track will need to show a demonstrated history of funding in addition to current funding. All applicants should possess expertise in patient care and faculty experiences. Both junior and senior level faculty are being sought. 


    Current openings are for faculty to teach in the MSN: Entry into Nursing Practice , MSN: Advanced Nursing Practice  and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs with expertise in:

    • Adult Health
    • Informatics
    • Oncology
    • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
    • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
    • Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) - Primary Care
    • Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) – Acute Care
    • Health Services Administration
    • Nursing Education Certificate Program


    • DNP or PhD in Nursing, or a related field
    • CNS or NP Certification, preferred and required for AGNP and FNP positions

    Apply Now

  • Part-time Clinical Instructor Faculty

    MSN Programs

    Each semester part time clinical instructors are hired to supplement our full-time teaching staff for our many master’s clinical courses. These are non-benefit bearing positions. Clinical courses occur Monday through Friday, as required by each program's course of study.

    • Master's degree or currently enrolled in a master’s program
    • Local candidates only (No out-of-state or international)
    • Maryland Nursing License

    *Master’s in nursing required for CNS applicants--certification preferred

    Specialty Areas
    • Adult Health
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • Health Assessment
    • Maternal Newborn
    • Pediatrics
    • Principles and Applications of Nursing
    • Psychiatric/Mental Health
    • Public Health 

    Pre-licensure Programs

    Seeking part-time Clinical Instructors for our NEW Master’s Entry into Nursing Program.

    • Master’s prepared
    • Clinical Days: 1-2 days/week options, Monday - Friday
    • CNS or NP certification preferred but not required
    • Local candidates (Maryland license required)
    Specialty Areas
    • Adult Health
    • Maternal Newborn
    • Pediatrics
    • Psychiatric/Mental Health
    • Public Health

    Apply Now


Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

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