Endowed Chair, School of Nursing

Baltimore, Maryland
Jan 04, 2019
Feb 03, 2019

Preparing for a Career Break

Job Description:

Notre Dame of Maryland University is seeking a visionary nursing scholar for the newly developed Jim and Kay Pitts Endowed Chair in Women's and Children's Health. The Chair was endowed in honor of Kay Pitts who is dedicated to excellence in women's and children's health. The ideal candidate will have a national reputation for scholarship, research, teaching, and program development. 



The School of Nursing seeks a candidate who is a recognized leader in women's and children's health, especially in vulnerable communities. The focus of the candidate's scholarship may include issues such as health promotion, chronic disease management, health policy, and special needs, as well as interventions to address poverty, violence, human trafficking, and the environment. Evidence of extramurally funded research, a consistent publication history, and the potential to sustain a defined program of research are preferred. The position includes mentoring faculty and students in research and practice, and teaching in his or her area of expertise. 

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field and be eligible to obtain a current unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) or Advanced Practice license in Maryland. The position is at the rank of Associate or full Professor, tenured/tenure-track, carries a 12-month appointment, and reports to the Dean.