Blaustein Fellowship in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Research
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in mental health and psychiatric nursing.
Created through the generosity of the Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation, the Blaustein Fellowship provides a richly mentored experience to promising nurse scholars committed to pursuing multidisciplinary and collaborative research that advances the science surrounding the mental health of young children and their families and the treatment or prevention of symptoms associated with mental illness in childhood.
The Blaustein Fellow is mentored by Dr. Deborah Gross, the Johns Hopkins University Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Endowed Chair in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, and other faculty members from the School of Nursing and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine. In collaboration with Dr. Gross, the Blaustein Fellow will conduct research that seeks to improve the mental health and wellbeing of individuals and families in hospital or community settings.
Eligibility: Applications are welcomed from nurses with research doctorates or those nearing completion of their doctoral degree who have demonstrated a commitment to scholarship in mental health or psychiatric nursing research. Preference will be given to applicants with research interests in the mental health of young children and their families, histories of prior research funding, and data-based publications in refereed journals. The annual stipend ranges from $47,484 to $52,228, depending on experience. Second year of funding contingent on progress in achieving first year fellowship goals.
Fellowships are open to eligible U.S. citizen and international applicants. Applicants from groups underrepresented in the nursing profession are encouraged to apply.
Due Date: The application process is open. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Start date is negotiable.
Application Requirement: Please submit the following materials as PDF documents to
Statement of career objectives/research goals. The statement should be 2-3 pages double spaced and include:
- Future career goal(s)
- Proposed goals for the post-doctoral fellowship
- Prior scholarship, experiences, or achievements the applicant believes will significantly contribute to a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University
- Curriculum Vitae
- Three (3) letters of recommendation. Letters should be sent to email@example.com. Ask letter writers to state in email subject line: “Letter for (applicant’s name): Blaustein Postdoctoral Fellowship.
- Official Transcripts (only transcripts from PhD program are required)
- Statement of career objectives/research goals. The statement should be 2-3 pages double spaced and include:
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