University of Phoenix Nursing Advanced Pathophysiology/Pharmacology Part-Time Faculty in La Palma, California

Opportunity Details


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.

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NOTE: The primary accountabilities above are intended to describe the general content and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or most of the primary accountabilities listed above. Specific goals or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate supervisor or manager.

Work is generally performed in a classroom environment in which there is only minimal exposure to unpleasant and/or hazardous working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to sit or stand throughout a 4-hour class period. Must be able to use a telephone and be able to perform work at a computer terminal. While performing the duties of this job, incumbent is regularly required to move throughout the classroom and/or campus, communicate with others, and detect or exchange information or ideas. The incumbent may be required to perform functions which require the manual operation of general office productivity equipment. Reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities.



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 Master of Nursing.

(3) Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or a Doctor of Pharmacy.

Doctoral Clarification: All Faculty must have a minimum of six (6) applicable credits AND all faculty must have a total of three (3) years applicable professional experience within the past five (5) years.


(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 as a Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist OR for pharmacists or physicians, only a current unencumbered or unrestricted license to practice is required for a minimum of 5 years.


Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.

Applicable coursework can include but is not limited to: Advanced Pathophysiology, Pathophysiology, Advanced Health Assessment.

Acceptable professional positions can include are not limited to: Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pharmacist, and/or Medical Physician.

Company University of Phoenix

Job Family Academic Affairs

Virtual Eligible No

Requisition ID 2016-7968

Position Type Part-Time

Job Locations US - CA - La Palma