Description and Requirements
Did you know you could teach for our university without leaving your current
job? At University of Phoenix, our flexible class schedules mean you can teach
for us part-time without interrupting your full-time career. That’s because we
want faculty members who are active in their fields and bring real-world
experience to the classroom.
For more than 30 years, University of Phoenix has been a leader and innovator
in nursing education, helping working nurses pursue their professional and
personal goals while improving health care delivery and patient outcomes.
In fact, more than 46,000 School of Nursing graduates chose to pursue their
degrees here because of the high-quality education we provide. Our curriculum
is regularly updated to reflect current practices and to meet accreditation,
certification and state requirements. We’re committed to helping nurses become
more essential – to their patients, to the health care industry, and to the
1. As a faculty member you’ll be challenged with adding your professional
expertise to instruct a curriculum which is centrally developed with specific
2. Provide timely and detailed feedback on a weekly basis and offer student
support via classroom, phone, and email.
3. Utilize classroom learning system technology (provided by university), the
Internet, and Microsoft Office software.
4. Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
MUST meet one of the pathways below, as well as any applicable clarifications
stated, (including education, area of study and previous work experience,
including minimum number of years and types of experience):
Doctorate of Nursing Science, Doctor of Nursing Practice, or a PhD in Nursing.
Doctorate degree in any area and a Master’s degree in Nursing.
Master’s degree in Nursing.
All faculty must hold an active unencumbered or unrestricted RN license.
Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.
All faculty must have a minimum of 6 applicable credits that can include but
are not limited to: Policy, Informatics, Leadership/Organizational
Development/Management, and/or Public Administration.
All faculty must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with a minimum of 1
year of current applicable experience within the last 5 years.
Teaching experience can extend currency only when a Nursing Doctoral degree or
a Doctoral degree in any area and a Master’s degree in Nursing is present.
Applicable leadership or administrative roles may include but are not limited
to: Nurse Informatics Specialist, and/or Identified Super User.
SCHOLARSHIP: All faculty members must have one record of scholarship
within the last five years that meets UOPX’s definition of scholarship
engagement. Faculty who do not currently meet this requirement may still be
qualified however; they have one year from the date the content area is
approved to come into compliance with this Graduate Faculty Scholarship
requirement to maintain the content area approval.
As an Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from
members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women,
individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others
who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and
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