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  • 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 Dr. Gross at debgross@jhu.edu

    • 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 Dr. Gross at debgross@jhu.edu. 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)

    Questions regarding application procedures or specifics of the Fellowship should be directed to Dr. Gross at debgross@jhu.edu.

    Apply to the Morton and Jane Blaustein Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Aging

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    The Center for Innovative Care in Aging at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is currently recruiting postdoctoral fellows.

    Under the direction of Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, The Center uses novel approaches to enhance the yield of programs, policies, practices, and tools to help diverse older adults and family members remain healthy, independent, and living in their own homes and communities. Interventions currently being tested by Center faculty address challenges related to functional disability, dementia care, caregiving, depressive symptoms, end of life care, symptom management, and cancer survivorship.  The School and the Johns Hopkins University provide a rich interdisciplinary environment with a wide variety of clinical and community partnerships, and offer an abundance of seminars, invited lectures, and opportunities for collaboration with faculty across disciplines and departments

    Postdoctoral fellows will participate in Center meetings and training opportunities such as the Summer Research Institute on Developing Behavioral Interventions, and will work with core faculty on existing or newly developed research projects in the areas of aging and behavioral interventions. They will assist with data management and analysis; preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and conference presentations; and leadership of interdisciplinary research groups. As a Fellow, they will have access to exceptional resources to facilitate the conduct of their own research including multiple opportunities to publish and assistance with grant-writing or project planning for the next stage of their research careers. Fellows will be appointed a Center faculty mentor and receive individualized mentoring and training to develop the skills and competencies needed to become successful independent investigators, advance the health of older populations, and to design, implement, and evaluate innovative behavioral interventions.

    The initial appointment will be for one year, with the potential for funding to be extended an additional year. Decisions regarding Fellowship extensions will be based on scholarly productivity, mid-year and year-end progress reports, and availability of Center resources. The position provides salary and benefits consistent with NIH postdoctoral fellows.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES

    Eligibility: Suitable postdoctoral applicants will hold—by start of the fellowship—PhD or MD in Nursing, Gerontology, Public Health, Psychology, Economics, Behavioral Sciences, Occupational Therapy or a related discipline.  Fellowships are open to eligible US citizen and international applicants. Minority and women applicants are encouraged to apply.

    Due Date: This application is closed. Please check back for future opportunities

  • Post-Doctoral Position in Chronic Care and Health Disparities Research

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    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Department of Community and Public Health, is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a yearlong work based postdoctoral position.  There is a potential for an additional year depending on the accomplishments completed during the first year.   This position is full-time and offers a salary based upon the NIH NRSA scale and based on your level of experience. Currently, the FY 2017 posted base salary is $47,484.00.

    This position provides the opportunity for a new post-doctoral researcher to work as a team member/ research assistant on several multidisciplinary chronic care and health disparities related projects and initiatives.  Working as a research assistant, the post-doc will work closely with the Principal Investigator and other core members of the research teams while participating in the practical components of the research and advancing the skills and knowledge obtained during their program. 

    Eligibility:  Applications are welcome from nurses or public health professionals who have recently obtained research doctorates or are close to the completion of their doctoral degree.  Interested candidates should demonstrate a commitment to research and obtain a strong interest and experience in chronic care, health disparities, and underserved populations.  The position requires flexibility to adjust from project to project in providing various assistance as needed.   Strong organizational skills required.  Driver’s license and owning or having daily access to a car is a plus.  Language proficiency other than English (Spanish preferred) is also a plus.

    Due Date:  This application is closed. Please check back for future opportunities

    Application Requirement: 

    • Curriculum vitae
    • Recommendations from 3 faculty members
    • Experience or knowledge in working with underserved populations

    Interest in applying for the position or questions should be directed to Dr. Han at hhan3@jhu.edu

     

  • Post-Doctoral Position in Clinical HIV and Associated Co-morbidity Research

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    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Department of Community and Public Health, is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a yearlong work based postdoctoral position.  There is a potential for an additional year depending on the accomplishments completed during the first year.   This position is full-time and offers a salary based upon the NIH NRSA scale and based on your level of experience. Currently, the FY 2017 posted base salary is $47,484.00.

    This position, funded through multiple research grants provides the opportunity for a new post-doctoral researcher to work as a team member/research assistant on several multidisciplinary clinical HIV related projects along with their associated co-morbidities.  Working as a research assistant, the post-doc will work closely with the Principal Investigator and other core members of the research teams while participating in the practical components of the research. 

    As a member of multiple research teams, the post-doctoral candidate will develop the ability to collaborate on multiple projects while advancing the skills and knowledge obtained during their program.  

    Eligibility:  Applications are welcome from nurses or public health professionals who have recently obtained research doctorates or are close to the completion of their doctoral degree.  Interested candidates should demonstrate a commitment to research and obtain a strong interest and experience in HIV research and clinical care.  The position requires flexibility to adjust from project to project in providing various assistance as needed.   Strong organizational skills required.  Driver’s license and owning or having daily access to a car is a plus. 

    Due Date:  This application is closed. Please check back for future opportunities

    Application Requirement: 

    • Curriculum vitae
    • Recommendations from 3 faculty members
    • HIV experience or knowledge

    Interest in applying for the position or questions should be directed to Dr. Farley at jfarley1@jhu.edu or Kelly Lowensen at klowens1@jhu.edu