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Adjunct Faculty - Medical/Surgical Nursing Clinical


Adjunct Faculty bring practical experience to the classroom and transfer their knowledge to students by establishing and promoting an effective learning environment for students with diverse interests, abilities, needs and expectations.


1. Demonstrated knowledge in assigned teaching discipline.

2. Teaches courses as contracted each semester.

3. Attend and be prepared for scheduled class sessions.  Provide instructional opportunities for entire scheduled class time.

4. Contribute positively to the advancement of academics through:

  • Understanding the Davenport University curriculum.
  • Preparing instructional course syllabi and materials.
  • May provide input and feedback on selected textbooks and instructional resource and electronic materials.

5. Conduct classes in accordance with established course outlines and approved instructional materials.

6. Guide students in their educational processes by referring them for assistance regarding their program/schedules, academic progress, specialized services within the University, and/or up-to-date information about educational/occupational opportunities.

7. Be accessible to assist students with questions and in completion of assignments as delineated in the course syllabus.

8. Access information on current issues through University communications (i.e.    e-mail and print correspondence, website, and publications).

9. Maintain all records-student/classroom/department (i.e. grades, attendance, etc.)- in compliance with the University Instructional Policies and Procedures Manual.

10. Maintain and demonstrate a positive approach that provides for innovation and personal growth.

11. Maintain and demonstrate a high level of professional ethics.

12. Participate in adjunct faculty evaluation process as determined by the University.


  • Master’s Degree (or equivalent credentials) in related field, Ph.D. preferred.
  • Minimum of eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in assigned teaching discipline.
  • Minimum of three (3) years current professional experience related to assigned teaching discipline.
  • Relevant/Current certifications/licenses as required by teaching assignment.
  • Ability to teach one (1) to four (4) hours per class session.
  • Enjoy working with the public and be able to relate well with diverse students, faculty, and staff.
  • Demonstrate a professional manner and attire.
  • Demonstrate effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication behaviors.
  • Demonstrated effective knowledge and use of presentation, facilitation, and technology skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, analyze data, and read/process written information.
  • Teaching experience (preferably in higher education or training) and/or experience in planning/developing courses preferred.
  • Business/Professional environment.
  • Prolonged sitting and standing.
  • Use of personal computer and telephone (eye and hand strain).
  • Ability to lift classroom materials, etc. up to twenty-five (25 pounds.)                          



Open/Close Date: 
06/05/2017 to 10/01/2017
Application Instructions: 
Experience in Medical/Surgical is required. Please send cover letter, resume, references and unofficial transcripts to Deborah Bosworth at