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Dean, School of Nursing

MGH Institute of Health Professions
Boston, Massachusetts 02129
  • Job Code
    requisition number: 3138269.
  • Job Type

The MGH Institute of Health Professions, invites nominations and applications for the full-time position of Dean, School of Nursing. The Dean of the School of Nursing serves as its chief academic leader and the administrative officer for the School. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, innovative, student-focused, nursing leader committed to advancing nursing practice and education, as well as someone committed to impacting the discipline and health care through scholarship and leadership. We seek a leader with a passion for nursing, exceptional relational leadership skills, and with strong evidence of commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

View a full position announcement for this exciting leadership opportunity. In addition, here is a video that gives you a sense of our academic campus and community.

The current Dean plans to retire in the summer of 2021. The term of office commences upon appointment, which may be as early as June 15, 2021, or later if negotiated. 

The search committee will begin active review of candidates starting in January 2021. Nominations are preferred by January 15, 2021. An individual may self-nominate by sending a letter of intent to apply by December 15; the search committee welcomes applications from all interested parties. All nominations and applications will be kept confidential. To be considered as candidates, nominees and applicants should submit statements of interest and CVs by January 15, 2021. Priority will be given to candidates who apply by this deadline. We will continue accepting applications until the role is filled.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to apply. If you know of anyone else that may be interested in the position, please feel free to forward this invitation along and encourage them to apply.

Electronic Nominations or applications should be addressed to:

Alex Johnson, Chair, School of Nursing Dean Search Committee

Electronic submissions may be sent via the following options:
(1)    Joanna Duggan, Executive Assistant 
(2)    Apply online at 
www.mghihp.edu/job-search to requisition number: 3138269.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to reach out to Joanna Duggan at jduggan@mghihp.edu or 617-643-6319.


In order to fulfill accreditation requirements, nominees and applicants must be a registered nurse (RN) with a graduate degree in nursing and hold a doctoral degree. Significant experience in nursing leadership, education, and scholarship and research appropriate for a Professor at MGH Institute is expected. The search committee will review candidates until a new appointment is made. Diversity is highly valued and applications from members of groups underrepresented in nursing are strongly encouraged to apply.



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


Posted: 2020-11-30 Expires: 2021-01-29

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Dean, School of Nursing

MGH Institute of Health Professions
Boston, Massachusetts 02129

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