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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 are recognized nationally and internationally as experts in their disciplines.

The School is top ranked for its nursing graduate program and for its DNP program by U.S. News & World Report and is among the top nursing PhD programs in the nation, according to the National Research Council. We are also top ranked among nursing schools for NIH funding and 42.8% of our ranked faculty members are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing.

Current Openings

  • Director of the DNP and Advanced Practice Nursing Programs

    The Director of the DNP and Advanced Practice Nursing Programs serves as leader of the DNP Program and advanced practice certificates and the MSN advanced practice tracks until the MSN tracks are closed in May 2020.  This position reports to the Executive Vice Dean and works collaboratively with the Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning, the Associate Dean for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, other Academic Program Directors, Department Chairs and members of the Graduate Curriculum Committee to continually evaluate, improve and deliver the curriculum with innovative and high quality graduate education methods consistent with the mission, values and strategic goals of the SON, University and profession. This Director is responsible for leading the assessment of the program curricula and the quality of teaching working with full-time and part-time faculty and Department Chairs as needed to address faculty teaching performance and developmental needs related to teaching.

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  • Full-Time Clinical Instructor-Adult Health

    The Clinical Instructor has responsibility for teaching primarily in the clinical and laboratory settings and also in the classroom; incorporates evidence-based practice into teaching activities and maintains a commitment to serving the School of Nursing (SON). Applicants must have completed the SON compliance requirements for faculty teaching in the clinical setting and any additional compliance requirements of the institutions where clinical teaching is assigned including but not limited to a background check, documentation of vaccinations and titers, and required training. Starting salary is dependent on years of demonstrated teaching experience, degree and the evaluation of the program director.

    This role requires demonstrated knowledge, competence and experience in a specialty area of practice as a direct care provider and clinical educator. The role requires excellent organizational, written and oral interpersonal communication skills. This position reports to the Clinical Coordinator for the MSN (Entry into Nursing) Program.

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  • Full-time 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 Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (Advance Practice and/or Executive, MSN Entry into Nursing Program.


    DNP or PhD in Nursing or a related field, Maryland Nursing License. Maryland Certification as Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist are required for Advance Practice positions. View Course Schedules & Descriptions.

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  • Part-time Faculty

    1. Advanced Practice (Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist)

    Master’s Degree, Maryland Nursing License and Maryland Certification as Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist, Current clinical experience

    Specialty Areas

    • Pediatrics Primary Care
    • Adult/Gero Primary Care
    • Family Primary Care
    • Psychiatric
    • Adult Acute Care


    • 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 for Advanced Practice Faculty:

    • Pediatrics Primary Care
    • Adult/Gero Primary Care
    • Family Primary Care
    • Psychiatric
    • Adult Acute Care

    Opportunities for Clinical Instructors in Clinical Courses. View Course Schedules & Descriptions. (Please note that not all courses are offered all semesters.)

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    2. MSN (Entry into Nursing) Program

    Master’s Degree, Maryland Nursing License, Current clinical experience

    Clinical Focus:

    • Adult Health
    • Child Health
    • Maternal Child Health
    • Public Health
    • Mental Health

    Opportunities for Clinical Instruction (one to two days a week, Monday through Friday, day and evening) in the following clinical courses and laboratory instruction (half day one to two days a week). View Course Schedules & Descriptions.  Please note that not all courses are offered all semesters.

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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.