• Nursing Pediatrics and Adolescent Management Part-Time Faculty

    Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
    University of Phoenix
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    Academic Affairs
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  • Overview

    The candidate that is hired for this part-time position will be required to teach at our local campus in Sacramento, 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 Nursing Practice, PhD in Nursing, or a Medical Physician degree (MD) that includes Pediatrician.
    2. Doctorate degree in any area AND a Master's degree in Nursing.

    Doctoral Clarification: All faculty must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a clinical nursing practice setting with a minimum of 1 year of current applicable experience as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Pediatrician (MD) within the last 5 years.


    1. Master's degree in Nursing.

    Master’s Clarification: All faculty must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a clinical nursing practice setting with a minimum of 2 years of current applicable experience as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) within the last 5 years


    • All faculty must hold an active Registered Nurse (RN) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license in the state they are residing and an active National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner, or an MD license.


    • Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Acceptable professional position is a Nurse Practitioner or a Pediatrician (MD) with pediatric or adolescent practice experience.

    • 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).
    • 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.


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