IHP-Jacques Mohr Endowed Professorship in Geriatric Nursing, School of Nursing (FACULTY)
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, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences. The only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,400 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 5,400 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 for the past six years as a Great College to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
The School of Nursing invites nominations and applications for the position of the Jacques Mohr Endowed Professorship in Geriatric Nursing. We are seeking a leader in the field of geriatric nursing who can bring national and/or international stature to geriatric research and education at the School of Nursing at MGH Institute of Health Professions. The endowed professorship supports a distinguished scholar who will advance knowledge through research and scholarship. The Jacques Mohr professor will advance the integration of geriatric care into education, clinical practice, and policy. The primary responsibilities include: sustaining a program of research in the health care of the elderly; providing oversight of curricula offerings in geriatric nursing in all nursing programs; and leading the Institute's interprofessional practice in providing care to the elderly. The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty and interdisciplinary researchers to develop the scholarship of elderly care and teach selected course or classes in his or her area of expertise.
MGH INSTITUTE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS
MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, direct-entry master's and doctorate, and post-professional programs in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, speech-language pathology, health professions education, and a PhD in rehabilitation sciences. The only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,500 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 7,200 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 eight years.
SCHOOL OF NURSING
Serving over 500 students with 55 full-time faculty, SON offers an Accelerated BSN program, an entry-level and post-professional Master of Science in Nursing, a Certificate of Advanced Study, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice, one of the first DNP programs in the country. The SON faculty includes outstanding educators and researchers in nursing. Many are also recognized nationally and internationally for their clinical and scholarly excellence. The Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs attained their highest rankings ever in the U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Graduate Schools list. The three-year direct-entry master's program is tied for 63rd-third in Greater Boston, fourth in Massachusetts, and sixth in New England. The post-professional doctorate is tied for 50th-first in Greater Boston, second in Massachusetts, and third in New England.
Jacques Mohr's gift to the School embraces his belief that quality care for the elderly was an essential part of nursing. The School of Nursing has a strong commitment to the care of the elderly. The School of Nursing offers the Adult-Gerontology Primary and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner tracks as part of the Direct Entry Master's program and intends to continue to strengthen gerontological content in the prelicensure programs. The School of Nursing and the Institute have several nationally recognized faculty with research and clinical expertise in gerontology including our president, Dr. Milone-Nuzzo. Several faculty are fellows in the Gerontological Society of America.
The position offers the opportunity to conduct interprofessional research at the Institute with colleagues with an interest in gerontology in nursing and the rehabilitation sciences. The Boston area is rich in terms of other research opportunities for collaboration. Nursing colleagues in Partners HealthCare at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's Hospital, as well as in many community sites, are other sources of potential collaborators and provide a network of scholars for this important work.
Applicants should have experience teaching at the graduate level, mentoring students and faculty, and have a sustained record of extramural research funding, preferably federal.
A doctoral degree is required. A doctoral degree in nursing is preferred, although those with doctoral degrees in a related field may apply. The applicant 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 professor in the School of Nursing.
Applicants must provide a statement of interest and personal and professional attributes relevant for the position, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
To apply for this position or to learn more, please contact The Hollander Group at www.thehollandergroup.net .
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.
Primary Location: MA-Charlestown-MGH IHP
Work Locations: MGH IHP 36 First Avenue Charlestown 02129
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: IHP SON
Job Posting: Feb 2, 2018