Clinical Faculty, Term Adjunct

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Job description

If you are passionate about the nursing profession and are looking for a career that is rewarding and empowering and also comes with great perks such opportunities to grow both personally and professionally then the College of Nursing is interested in you. The UC College of Nursing is searching for dynamic Adjunct Instructors to assist the college in meeting its vision “Through creative leveraging of technology, UC College of Nursing will lead the transformation of health care in partnerships informed by the people we serve”. As you collaborate with other units, you will gain a rewarding experience with being a part of an enterprise which assists thousands of nurses in achieving their dreams. UC Nurses, We See Leaders.

The College of Nursing invites applications for adjunct positions. Adjunct faculty are appointed on a semester to semester, according to enrollment needs. Candidates are needed to teach in the graduate program and teach clinical, didactic, and online courses in various nursing programs. As an adjunct faculty, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline.Clinical instructors are responsible for clinical teaching and supervision of nursing students in a clinical lab setting.

Position Responsibilities for Clinical Instructor:

Establish clinical objectives within the framework of the course objectives.

  • Assist students to apply the nursing process and nursing techniques in a clinical setting.
  • Prepare detailed written clinical expectation guide for students.
  • Provide supervision of and evaluate the student’s experience, achievement, and progress in relation to the clinical objectives or outcomes.
  • Provide for orientation of each student to the environment of the clinical site, including introduction to staff.
  • Make assignments for the student’s experience consistent with the specific objectives of the course.
  • Communicate clinical objectives or outcomes to:
  • The student;
  • The staff at the clinical site;
  • The preceptor, if utilized.
  • Attend appropriate program meetings during the semester.
  • Attend appropriate faculty course meetings during the semester.
  • Meet agency requirements to teach and supervise students.
  • Participate in New Faculty Orientation (if initial term)
  • Orientation and scheduled meetings with faculty are mandatory

Position Responsibilities for Teaching Instructor:

Instruct student nurses in the theoretical aspects of the practice of nursing and other related fields using appropriate teaching/learning strategies.

  • Execute detailed course syllabus in accordance with College curriculum plan.
  • Maintain effective and timely communication with students and lead course faculty throughout the course.
  • Evaluate student achievement of course objectives and submit grades within the parameters and timelines established.
  • Participate in the course and teacher effectiveness evaluation process.
  • Participate in faculty meetings.
  • Report and be accountable to course coordinator.
  • Orientation and scheduled meetings with faculty are mandatory

Minimum qualifications: BSN

Desired Qualifications:

Master’s prepared in the area that you are teaching and prior academic experience. If filling a nursing specialty area, you must have a current Ohio RN license; otherwise, if applicable, an active license in your area of teaching is required.

Information for Applicants:

Term Adjuncts are appointed on a semester basis to teach one or two courses; workload does not exceed 16.67 credit hours annually

  • All positions at UC require background checks
  • Attach cover letter indicating experience as it relates to the position, CV and 3 professional references
  • Official transcripts will be required if hired
  • Benefits include tuition remission and retirement benefits.

The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.

How to apply

Apply online


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

The University of Cincinnati offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 42,000 students.