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A place to grow, together

Emory’s nursing faculty is comprised of more than 100 educators, clinicians, and scholars who are recognized worldwide for their dedication to excellence in teaching, practice, and research. Our ranks include more than 37 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing, 8 Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and 2 National Academy of Medicine Fellows.

We are proud to provide one of the world’s most innovative learning and research environments and are committed to attracting and supporting a diverse community of faculty, staff, and post-doctoral scholars who represent a broad range of experiences and viewpoints. With a team-focused and collaborative culture, we work efficiently to accomplish group goals and benefit from one another’s expertise. Because in the end, we’re all working toward the same thing: To help advance the School’s mission to educate visionary nurse leaders and scholars and to transform nursing and health care worldwide  — through our research and in the classroom.

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Southern charm and a rich history meets world-class arts, dining and healthcare innovation in Atlanta.


Small and personal, welcoming and inclusive, you’ll find yourself supported and inspired by peers and faculty from all over the world.


Immersive, experience-based opportunities will put you in life-changing situations you never dreamed.

Featured Teaching Fellowship

Early career nurse educators/scholars are sought for the rank of Assistant Professor on the clinical track within the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (NHWSN), who will spend the first year of their faculty appointment as an Equity and Inclusion Teaching Fellow focused on teaching excellence.

Is Emory the right place for me?

A career at Emory Nursing comes with some perks.
Inclusive community
Resources and start-up funding for research projects
Powerful mentorship program
Interdisciplinary research opportunities
Health, dental, vision and life insurance
Holidays and leave
Generous retirement savings plan
Family-friendly environment

Become a part of the Emory family

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Tenure and Tenure Track Positions

The tenure track is a series of progressive ranks for faculty who vigorously participate in the full range of activities of the academy throughout their careers, which include scholarship, teaching, and professional service.

Qualifications for tenure and tenure-track applicants include a doctorate in nursing or a related field, demonstrated or high potential for scholarship (such as funded research, publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations), and excellence in teaching.

Appointments may be made at the ranks of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, commensurate with experience. Candidates for consideration as Associate Professor or Professor should have an excellent record of research/scholarship demonstrated by a history of sustained grant funding and excellence in teaching and professional service.

Current needs include:

  • Health services research
  • Adult/Gerontology
  • Psych-Mental Health

Clinical Track Positions

Qualifications for clinical track applicants include a doctorate in nursing or a related field, demonstrated or high potential for excellence in teaching, professional service/clinical practice, and clinical scholarship (including publications in peer-reviewed journals).

Appointments may be made at the ranks of Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate, or Clinical Professor, commensurate with experience. Candidates for consideration as Associate Professor or Professor should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and professional service/clinical practice and an excellent record of clinical scholarship and scholarly products. Candidates who are nurses must hold or be eligible for licensure in the State of Georgia.

Current needs include:

  • Health Informatics
  • Health services research
  • Adult/Gerontology Acute Care
  • Adult/Gerontology Primary Care
  • Psych-Mental Health

Clinical Instructors

Full and part-time clinical instructors are sought for clinical teaching activities. Our Clinical Instructors make important contributions to innovative educational and teaching activities to maintain and enhance Emory’s reputation for academic excellence.

Preferential appointments are made for those who have or are pursuing a terminal degree and have teaching experience. A master’s degree in nursing and eligibility for Georgia licensure and advanced practice licensure, if appropriate, are required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing specific interest in an academic position, research and/or teaching areas, a summary of accomplishments, current curriculum vitae; and, contact information for three references.

Post-Doctoral Scholars Positions

This National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) T32 funded training program prepares pre-doctoral and post-doctoral nurse scientists to develop and test interventions to improve health outcomes of persons with or who are at risk for chronic conditions such as cardiovascular and neurological diseases, cancer, diabetes mellitus, HIV-AIDS, and asthma/COPD.

Interdisciplinary Opportunities

As an integral part of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, the School of Nursing maintains and seeks to extend research leadership and collaborative relationships with Emory’s strong interdisciplinary initiatives in:

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Genetics/Genomics/Epigenetics
  • Microbiome Research
  • Neuroscience
  • Palliative Care
  • Diabetes

The School provides many other interdisciplinary collaborative opportunities, including with colleagues in Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Emory’s College of Arts and Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Clery Report

Emory University’s Annual Security Report, Annual Fire Safety Report and Statement of Campus Security Policy contains important crime statistics for all of Emory's campuses; as well as, information pertaining to security policies, sex and gender-based harassment and discrimination policies, alcohol/drug and other policies, fire statistics, fire safety and a comprehensive description of resources available to assist the campus community. The report is available for viewing at or in PDF format by clicking here. To obtain a paper copy of this report, please contact the Emory Police Department (EPD) at 404-727-6115. The report is published annually by Emory in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), and the Higher Education Opportunity Act.

Contact Us

For more information about tenure track and clinical track faculty positions, please contact:

Dr. Jeannie Cimiotti
Professor and Chair, Faculty Search Committee

For more information about tenure/tenure track, and clinical track faculty positions, and clinical instructor positions, please contact:

Jennifer Neely
Graduate Clinical Placements & Credentialing Coordinator