The School of Nursing is seeking applications for faculty (rank to be determined) with a focused program of nursing research. The School of Nursing is committed to expanding its research in the following three areas: • Management of symptoms in chronic illnesses and lifestyle conditions • Exploration of internal and external factors that contribute to illness and lessen well-being of individuals and populations • Using informatics and big data to inform clinical outcomes
The preferred candidate for the position would have a strong extramural funded research background or with pending research funding. The research facilities at the Institute includes lab space for a wide range of projects, statistical and methodological consultation and project start-up funding including possible funding for post-doctoral fellows.
The faculty will also be able to access to clients in the newly developed Nursing Center for Clinical Education and Wellness. The Nursing Center is one of four clinical units in the Dr. Charles and Anne Sanders IMPACT Practice Center, an interprofessional student education center.
The Boston area provides extensive opportunities for research collaboration. Over 100 doctorally prepared nurses are employed across our health system, particularly in Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Additionally, a rich network of community sites and research centers offer potential partnerships on nearly every aspect of health care.
The MGH Institute of Health Professions MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, direct entry-level master's and doctorate, and post-professional programs in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, speech-language pathology, health professions education, genetic counseling and a PhD in rehabilitation sciences. The only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,600 students unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, community, and educational settings. The school, which has graduated more than 6,500 students since its 1977 founding by Massachusetts General Hospital, is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Several programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report , and the school has been named a Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education for the past nine years. The recent research growth has been remarkable and current funded projects are listed at https://www.mghihp.edu/research/current-grants-and-clinical-trials-awardednow .
School of Nursing Serving over 500 students with 55 full-time faculty, School of Nursing offers the Doctor of Nursing Practice, one of the first DNP programs in the country and within the last two years, the first with an integrated cohort driven curriculum, an accelerated BSN program, an entry-level and post-professional Master of Science in Nursing with seven nurse practitioner tracks, a Certificate of Advanced Study, and Certificates of Completion. The faculty includes outstanding educators and scholars in research, teaching and learning and application. Many are also recognized nationally and globally for their clinical and scholarly excellence and leadership in professional organizations. The SON is committed to expanding its research and scholarship and community engagement and recently started the Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health, an innovative nurse-led initiative. https://www.mghihp.edu/academics-schools-departments/center-climate-change-climate-justice-and-health
Qualifications Applicants should have a sustained record of extramural research funding, preferably federal, experience teaching graduate students, as well as mentoring students and faculty. Successful candidates will teach selected courses in his or her area of expertise and supervise student research and scholarly projects. Adequate time for on-boarding newly funded or transferred research projects is provided.
A doctoral degree in nursing is preferred, although those with doctoral degrees in a related field may apply. Applicants must have a graduate degree in nursing, and be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The applicant must meet the requirements for appointment at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor in School of Nursing.
Applicants are required to provide a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
EEO Statement The MGH Institute of Health Professions is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We welcome nominations and applications from individuals who would bring diversity of experience, thought and practice to the Institute's research, teaching and clinical missions. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
Partners Healthcare System Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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About MGH Institute of Health Professions
MGH Institute of Health Professions, founded by Massachusetts General Hospital in 1977, is an innovative and independent graduate school in Boston that is a member of Partners HealthCare. A progressive leader in developing comprehensive models of health care education, the MGH Institute prepares advanced practice professionals in the fields of nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and communication sciences and disorders through a distinctive combination of academic study, clinical practice, and research. More than 1,200 students are enrolled in graduate level and certificate programs, with an increasing number of courses available online. The Institute is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).