Prelicensure Nurse Faculty OB Specialty MGH IHP

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


MGH Institute of Health Professions is a graduate school in Boston that provides entry-level and post-professional programs in Nursing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Genetic Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies. The PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and a PhD and Master of Science in Health Professions Education have been added in recent years to meet rising demand for highly educated health care professionals, educators, and researchers. Integrating classroom learning with research and clinical experience, the Institute grants doctoral degrees, master's degrees, awards certificates of advanced study, and offers continuing education to practicing professionals.

The IHP is the only degree-granting affiliate in Mass General Brigham (MGB), the largest private employer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Institute has been recognized multiple times by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For.” A leading health sciences educational institution, MGH Institute provides students with outstanding academic programs, many of which are ranked among the best in the nation.

MGH Institute of Health Professions has announced an organization-wide anti-racism initiative to think boldly about race and bring together all members of the IHP community to address systemic racial injustice as well as oppression more broadly. The plan seeks to create a supportive and inclusive campus environment and better support the diverse communities the school serves. We are excited about this new initiative and are hiring employees who are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion and will contribute to our anti-racism and anti-oppression approach. 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the design, management, teaching, and evaluation of didactic or clinical nursing courses within the designated content area or other content as negotiated; providing general academic advising to students; participating in professional and service activities; and participating in scholarship commensurate with the level of appointment.


Institute-specific faculty responsibilities and criteria for rank are outlined in the MGH Institute Faculty Handbook.

Time spent in the areas below are negotiated between the Program Director and individual faculty members, but are generally considered to be:

Teaching: 50% 

  • Teaches within or across programs as appropriate to OB specialty of expertise and program needs.
  • Evaluate student achievement of nursing competencies appropriate to the program and level of student learning.
  • Participate in the development, evaluation, and revision of the nursing curriculum plan.

Service: 30%

  • Serves on Department, School and Institute Committees and participates in professional activities, student advising, and department and Institute events.
  • Participates in SON and IHP governance, which includes the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies. 
  • Participates in the development and implementation of a systematic evaluation plan that encompasses all components of the program.         

Scholarship: 20%

  • Identifies of an area of scholarship as outlined in the IHP Scholarship Model.
  • Participates in scholarship activities within their identified domain commensurate with level of appointment.

Note: Specific responsibilities will be subject to change based on the needs and budgetary resources of the School of Nursing. Job descriptions and percentage of FTE will be reviewed and negotiated annually. 


A candidate must hold a current Massachusetts Registered Nurse license in good standing and possess a Master of Science in Nursing. A doctoral degree is preferred. Candidates must possess a minimum of two years of full-time nursing experience, or its equivalent within the past five years in the specialty area of Obstetrics.  Candidates must show evidence of expertise appropriate to their area of teaching and be certified in an area of specialization as required for faculty appointment at the Advanced Practice level.


  • Assumes all responsibilities of being an active and contributing member to the school.
  • Flexible with schedule.
  • Able to prioritize and self-monitor.
  • Work collaboratively with others (including in interprofessional teams).
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.  

All interested applicants should click on the following link to apply The requisition number is 3147507.

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.



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