Online Adjunct Faculty - PhD in Nursing

Liberty University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
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Employment Type
Full Time

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Position Type

Adjunct Faculty


Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title

Online Adjunct Faculty - PhD in Nursing

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Sondra Reeves

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Job Summary/Basic Function

The adjunct faculty member will be responsible for

• Administrative duties such as roster verification, course management, and final grade submission.
• Classroom responsibilities include timely communication with students (response to questions and grading are included in this), facilitate learning, and mentor/coach students.
• Teach material from approved curriculum in accordance with assigned schedule to ensure student satisfaction.
• Advise/guide students through the dissertation process that culminates in successful dissertation defense.
• Assist students in achieving completion of objectives and learning outcomes.
• Provide regular and timely feedback to students.
• Participate in School retention initiatives by maintaining productive contact with students and reaching out to absent students in attempt to re-engage them in classroom activities.
• Participate in School assessment initiatives as assigned including: online assessment activities, course enhancement feedback, classroom success data analysis, annual self-evaluation.
• Advise students in matters related to academics, attendance, and behavior.
• Motivate students to actively participate in all aspect of the educational process.
• Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordance with University policies
• Remain abreast of existing and emerging technologies, processes, products, services and leading industry performance benchmarks.
• Work effectively as a team member, embracing and fostering LU’s mission.
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Must have PhD or EdD or related field from an accredited nursing or related program.
• Must have valid RN license without encumbrances from one of the 50 US states.
• Degree must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
• Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and communication skills required.
• Creative, innovative, and problem-solving skills required.
• Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignments timely and accurately with minimal supervision.
• Proficiency in MS Office, Blackboard/Canvas and the Internet.
• Able to obtain and maintain additional nursing licenses if applicable as required by state or accrediting commissions.
• Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the college level is essential.
• Applications for consideration will only be accepted via Liberty University’s online automated application process.

Preferred Qualifications

Canvas experience
Online teaching experience

Work Hours

10-20 hours per week for each course taught.

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Special Instructions for Applicants

Please be prepared to upload copies of your RN license, and any other pertinent certifications and licenses.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Professional License(s)
  7. Pastoral Reference Letter
  8. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  9. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
  4. Unofficial Transcript 2
  5. Unofficial Transcript 3
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