Remote Adjunct Faculty Advanced Pharmacology—NP Programs

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  • Clinical License APRN
  • State(s) Nationwide

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Keypath Education is supporting Wilkes University’s search for qualified faculty.
Channel your passion and change students’ lives by becoming part of a supportive faculty of active clinicians. Wilkes University invites applicants for an Advanced Pharmacology Adjunct Faculty Position in the Passan School of Nursing Graduate Nursing Program. The purpose of the Nurse Practitioner program in the Passan School of Nursing at Wilkes University is to prepare Nurse Practitioners for providing direct patient care of health promotion, health protection, disease prevention, and treatment.

The successful candidate is responsible for teaching a Graduate Nursing Pharmacology course online for Nurse Practitioner programs and has advanced understanding and experience in principles of pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapeutics for basic drug categories with an emphasis on evidence-based clinical application.


Key duties include:
  • Teach online graduate nursing courses, with emphasis on Nurse Practitioner program courses.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support the Nurse Practitioner programs, ensuring that industry standards are embedded in courses and that student learning outcomes are achieved.
  • Apply PSON graduate nursing policies in the online classroom as outlined during orientation.
  • Support student learning and development through academic rigor, coaching, and mentoring.
  • Provide prompt and meaningful feedback to students as per PSON academic policy in a fair, objective, and consistent manner, using established rubrics and clear grading criteria.
  • Submit assignment and course grades by imparted timelines.
  • Prepare for online teaching and mentoring by completing the required online faculty orientation prior to teaching.
  • Collaborate effectively with graduate nursing faculty and staff in the PSON for ensuring quality course and program outcomes.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, integrity, and ethics of the academic process in the online classroom.


Desired Qualifications:
  • Unencumbered RN and CRNP licenses in state of residence
  • Master’s degree in nursing required; PhD in nursing or DNP degree preferred
  • Board-certified NP with a minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical practice
  • A minimum of 1 year of successful online teaching experience for an accredited university, preferably in nursing at the graduate level
  • Proven ability to engage students in active learning to meet required course and program outcomes
  • Experience with learning management systems (LMSs); D2L/Brightspace preferred
Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2,450 students at the undergraduate level and over 1,500 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.
Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.

Required Documents:
Please include curriculum vitae or resume, cover letter, a list of 3 professional references, current unencumbered RN license, APRN license, national board certification as appropriate, and degree transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the interview process; officials will be necessary prior to teaching for Wilkes University.
Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

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