Nursing Adjunct Faculty
Nashville, TN 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description
Posting Details
Posting Number F0068P
Position Nursing Adjunct Faculty
Primary Responsibility

-Attend adjunct faculty orientation session
-Review and be familiar with Student Handbook
-Meet with course coordinator to determine clinical or laboratory and for individual mentoring
-Model and communicate the Christian experience to students are related to life and learning and demonstrate active membership in a Christian fellowship
-Facilitate engaging individual and group instructional activities
-Respond to student questions and concerns in a professional manner
-Motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the education process
-Apply sufficient, consistent rigor in grading students, giving substantive feedback and critical evaluation within one week of the due date for the assignment
-Assist students in achieving course objectives and learning outcomes
-Facilitate engaging individual and group instructional activities
-Maintain favorable course evaluations
-Complete student evaluations and report grades to course coordinator
-Schedule review of clinical instructor evaluations with course coordinator


Master's Degree in Nursing, minimum; Doctorate in Nursing or related field


Active unencumbered license in the state of TN


The successful candidate must have proven higher education experience in critical thinking, problem solving and judgement skills; demonstrates creative leadership
practices; and possess excellent management skills with a collaborative attitude.

Job Related Skills

Lipscomb University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

-Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the academic discipline and in professional practice.
-Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching the courses assigned (undergraduate, graduate, adult learners, online, etc).
-Ability to create a syllabus and effectively deliver the learning objectives of the course.
-Ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students.
-Ability to learn relevant sections of myLipscomb, Lipscomb University's online integrated database system for entering final grades and other student information requested.
-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
-Ability to effectively and appropriately integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
-Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.

Desired Start Date 11/20/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 11/15/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Comments & Information

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

-Facilitate engaging individual and group instructional activities

-Apply sufficient, consistent rigor in grading students, giving substantive feedback and critical evaluation within one week of the due date for the assignment

-Complete student evaluations and report grades to course coordinator

About Lipscomb University and Lipscomb Academy

Lipscomb University is a Christian institution committed to creating students whose academic excellence, faith and practice, and community service reflect our ideals of global citizenship. With more than 4,600 students and a 10-year growth rate of 85 percent, Lipscomb is a dynamic university offering students a choice of eight bachelor's degrees in 136 majors, 24 master's degrees in 70 fields of study, four education specialist degrees and three doctoral degrees. In addition to Lipscomb's residential campus in the Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee, there are five satellite locations and numerous online programs. U.S. News & World Report, which named Lipscomb University as an up-and-coming university and one of the most innovative universities in the South, ranked Lipscomb for the first time in school history as a national university in the annual "2017 America's Guide to Colleges." In 2016 the Carnegie Foundation classified Lipscomb as a doctoral university, placing it among 7 percent of schools nationwide. At the heart of Lipscomb University are more than 940 full-time faculty and staff who are committed to creating a lasting impact beyond the campus, serving the good of humanity to the glory of God. As you learn more about Lipscomb, we hope you find it to be a place that is joyfully and energetically committed to God and a place where you truly want to share and invest your talents and skills.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Lipscomb University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of its educational policies, programs and activities.

Hiring Statement Lipscomb University is a private, Christian university associated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ and governed by religious tenets held by the Church of Christ.
Hiring Statement For graduate, adjunct, and visiting faculty positions, preference will be given to applicants who are members of the Church of Christ, and consideration will be given to applicants who are committed to the Christian faith.
Faculty Adjunct Faculty
Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Resume


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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