Nursing Advanced Health Assessment Part-Time Faculty

US-CA-Costa Mesa
University of Phoenix
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Academic Affairs
Virtual Eligible
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The candidate that is hired for this part-time position will be required to teach at our local campus in Costa Mesa, CA.  This is not a virtual or online course.  Only candidates that are able to teach at this specific campus location should apply.


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 community.



1. As a faculty member you’ll be challenged with adding your professional expertise to instruct a curriculum which is centrally developed with specific learning objectives.
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.

Please click links below to see course descriptions.



MUST meet one of the numbered 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):

(1) Doctorate of Nursing Science, Doctor of Nurse Practice, or a PhD in Nursing.
(2) Doctorate degree and a Master of Science in Nursing or a Master of Nursing.

Doctoral Clarification:  All Faculty must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a clinical nursing practice setting with a minimum of 2 years' current experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) or a Nurse Practitioner (NP).


(1) Master of Science in Nursing or a Master of Nursing.

Master’s Clarifications: All Faculty must have a minimum of six (6) applicable credits and all faculty must have a total of five (5) current consecutive years of applicable professional experience.


All faculty qualifying with a Master’s degree only must be a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) or a Nurse Practitioner (NP) for a minimum of five (5) years.


  • All faculty must hold an active unencumbered or unrestricted RN license and a current state Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) license for a minimum of five years and National Certification in as a Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist.


  • Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicable coursework can include but is not limited to: Health Assessment, Anatomy, Physiology, and/or Pathophysiology.
  • Current experience is considered professional experience within the past 5 years.
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) acceptable Nursing Master’s degrees are: MSN (Master of Science in Nursing), MN (Master of Nursing), MS in Nursing (Master of Science with a specialization in Nursing), and/or a MA in Nursing (Master of Arts in Nursing).
  • Current compact states include: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin.
  • Acceptable professional positions can include are not limited to: Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Within 30 days of being hired, faculty teaching graduate level courses must document in their university academic credentials record, a scholarly activity plan or a record of scholarly activity that conforms to Boyer’s Model. Those submitting only a plan will then have 11 months to document the successful implementation of that plan.


As an Affirmative Action/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 inclusive community.


Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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