Adjunct Nursing instructors teaching undergraduate courses must possess a current RN license and a minimum of a Master of Science degree in Nursing earned from an institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For all adjuncts, 18 graduate credit hours in the field they will be teaching is required. In addition, the following are required:
Online teaching experience
Student-centered instructional philosophy
Experience using MS Office to include Excel, Word
A webcam and high-speed Internet access
Experience using the Blackboard Learning Management System is preferred.
Must have a flexible schedule to teach in 8-week terms, Wednesday through Tuesday midnight.
Able to answer emails and grade assignments within two calendar days
If you’ve got the skills to teach online and hard-won experience of a veteran nurse, this could be a way to keep your career fresh and interesting. Think about it!