Job Description Summary:
An Adjunct Instructor is a temporary faculty member in an academic
department who is responsible for guiding the learning of students
in classrooms and/or clinical settings. A faculty member is
assigned to teach the course for which they are qualified by
education, certification and professional experience. Instructional
duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and
clinical teaching and evaluating courses. Related duties may
include academic advising of students, supervision of independent
study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending
meetings, serving on committees and participation in special
University events and ceremonies. Faculty at the rank of adjunct
instructor are expected to engage in scholarship as defined in the
Faculty/Staff Handbook and to be actively engaged in professional
activities, which enhance the faculty role.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Education and/or Experience:
Certificates and Licensure:
- Master’s level Physician Assistant degree preferred.
- Two years of full time teaching experience in specialty area
with entry-level students or licensed practitioners preferred.
- Prior teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree
program required for masters prepared faculty and strongly
preferred for doctoral prepared faculty at this rank.
- Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of teaching
The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity,
equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive
campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an
educational imperative to achieve excellence. Employee
- NCCPA certification required
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
United States of America (Exempt)