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Online Adjunct Faculty-PhD in Nursing Program, Dissertation Chair
Wilkes University

  • Jun. 15, 2017
  • Online Adjunct Faculty-PhD in Nursing Program, Dissertation Chair
  • Passan School of Nursing
  • Wilkes University
    Wilkkes- Barre, PA
    United States
  • Online / Remote Position
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Adjunct/Visiting Professor
  • Nursing - General
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University Mission: To continue the Wilkes tradition of liberally educating our students for lifelong learning and success in a constantly evolving and multicultural world through a commitment to individualized attention, exceptional teaching, scholarship and academic excellence, while continuing the university’s commitment to community engagement.

University Vision: Wilkes University will provide exceptional educational experiences that transform students and develop innovations through scholarly activities that lead to national recognition and shape the world around us.
Wilkes Values:

  • Mentorship: Nurturing individuals to understand and act on their abilities while challenging them to achieve great things.
  • Scholarship: Advancing knowledge through discovery and research to better educate our constituents.
  • Diversity: Embracing differences and uniqueness through sincerity, awareness, inclusion and sensitivity.
  • Innovation: Promoting creative scholarly activities, programs, ideas and sustainable practices.
  • Community: Appreciating and collaborating with mutual respect to foster a sense of belonging.

Unit or Department: Passan School of Nursing

Position title: Adjunct Graduate Nursing Faculty

Reports to: PhD Program Coordinator

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Serving as a Dissertation Chair, you will be required to: Please feel free to edit!
a. Approve your student’s dissertation topic, proposal defense, and dissertation defense
b. Guide your student through completion of the dissertation process for meeting graduation requirements.
c. Lead and collaborate with your student’s dissertation committee

Desired Attributes/Qualifications:

1. PhD in Nursing or DNS/DNSc required.
2. Established program of research and scholarship required.
3. Unencumbered RN License in state of residence, as appropriate.
4. Current national board certification, as appropriate.
5. A minimum of 3 years experience in content area.
6. Prior experience serving as a dissertation chair and/or committee member.
7. Proven ability to engage students in active learning to meet required course and program outcomes.

Required Documents:
Please include curriculum vita or resume, cover letter, a list of 3 professional references, unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the interview process; officials will be necessary prior to teaching.

We are fortunate to have many qualified candidates apply to our positions. Our team will review your qualifications and will contact you if there is a match; please do not contact Wilkes University directly.
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