Adjunct Clinical Faculty


The School of Nursing is currently inviting applications for adjunct clinical faculty positions. The Adjunct clinical faculty role encompasses responsibility for providing instruction, facilitating learning in clinical agencies, and evaluating student performance in various settings throughout the state of Idaho. Adjunct faculty opportunities may be available in any semester (including summer session) in the following programs:

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN or higher degree required) Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN or higher degree required)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Psychiatric Mental Health and Family Nurse Practitioner options (DNP degree required with certification FNP and/or PMHNP)

Qualifications: Qualified applicants must have at least two years of clinical experience, hold a Bachelor’s or higher degree in Nursing, and must hold an active, unencumbered license as an RN in the state of Idaho. An MSN or higher degree with teaching experience is preferred.

Contact: Dr. Gina Clarkson, Interim Associate Dean and Director, School of Nursing

Suggested Title: Adjunct Clinical Faculty, School of Nursing (SON)

Department / School: School of Nursing

Primary Purpose: To provide instruction in clinical settings or on campus (i.e. simulation) for students enrolled in nursing programs. The emphasis is on teaching in a clinical setting and collaborating with the faculty in the SON.

Key Responsibilities: Adjunct faculty work in close collaboration with primary faculty assigned to the course and under the direction of the Associate Director of Undergraduate or Graduate Studies. Adjunct faculty may have the responsibility to provide clinical, classroom, simulation lab, and/or online instruction working in close collaboration with SON faculty. Travel to rural clinical placement sites may be required. Clinical instruction consists of supervising a group of nursing students in clinical learning sites, and provision of classroom, clinical and online course facilitation (80%). Course preparation, assignment grading, and course facilitation using the ISU learning platform(s) (20%).

Reports to: Primary faculty assigned to the course. Director of Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies and/or Accelerated Nursing Program Coordinator

Supervises: NA

Suggested Minimum Qualifications: Clinical Adjunct Faculty - MS in Nursing is preferred - BS in Nursing / minimum qualification -Minimum two years of clinical experience -Active, unencumbered registered nursing license in the State of Idaho -Passion for teaching caring and compassionate nursing students -Demonstrated ability to teach

Term of employment (semester): An adjunct faculty contract will be developed for any adjunct assignment specifying role responsibilities for any course in any semester. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a criminal background investigation.

About Idaho State University and the School of Nursing: Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. Founded in 1901, ISU attracts students from around the world, offering high-quality education in more than 250 programs, and is the state's designated lead institution in health professions. Idaho State is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research institution. The School of Nursing, within the Division of Health Sciences and College of Health offers programs for the baccalaureate in Nursing, Masters in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (FNP and PMHNP options), and the only Ph.D. in Nursing in the state of Idaho. The School of Nursing Mission is to prepare exemplary nurse leaders who integrate education, service and scholarship, through practice and research, to enhance the quality of life for rural and diverse populations.

Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.