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Part Time Lecturer - Community Nursing

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Work type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Categories: Faculty

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Department of Community Nursing

Part-Time Lecturer Positions

The Department of Community Nursing invites applications for Part-time Lecturer (PTL) positions at the undergraduate and graduate level. Positions are available for clinical and didactic assignments. Part-time faculty are expected to engage in course-based continuous quality improvement/assessment per college processes and be committed to rapid pedagogical and other academic process changes, including up-to-date vaccinations as driven by environmental conditions.

Undergraduate Level Teaching:

Opportunities primarily include clinical agency, clinical skills laboratory, and/or simulation instruction in community, psychiatric mental-health, pediatric, and women’s and maternal child health pre-licensure and accelerated BS clinical courses. Didactic teaching opportunities are available in the RNBS track and possibly other tracks.


Preferred applicants for clinical education assignments will have a Master’s Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited program, recent clinical practice experience, and clinical education experience in higher education or a healthcare institution. Applicants with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and at least 5 years of current clinical practice experience or enrollment in a Nursing graduate program will be considered for clinical teaching.

Applicants for didactic assignments will have a graduate degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited program and recent relevant practice experience. Preferred applicants will have teaching experience in higher education or a healthcare institution.

Graduate Level Teaching:

Applicants will have the appropriate level graduate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited program or its equivalent, as required for the teaching assignment. Applicants will have teaching experience in higher education or a healthcare institution and recent practice experience relevant to the teaching assignment.


All applicants will have an active RN license in Massachusetts or eligibility for RN licensure in MA.


Additional Information:

One of five colleges at the university, The College of Nursing and Health Sciences has an enrollment of over 700 nursing students, including traditional, accelerated, and RN-BS undergraduates as well as graduate students in Master’s, DNP, and PhD programs. All programs are fully accredited by the CCNE through 2026.


Application Instructions:

Please submit a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references. 

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship is not available.

Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination.

Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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