Online Faculty (part-time) - MSN Program

Location US-Remote-Remote/Virtual
Job ID
Chamberlain University
Employment Type
Temporary Part-Time
FLSA Status
U.S. - Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

Chamberlain University College of Nursing is seeking Online Faculty (part-time) to teach in our Master of Science of Nursing program. We build long-term relationships with superior nurse educators who are experts in their field and committed to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education.


We are currently seeking candidates who will begin teaching in the 8-week January 2022 Session (January 3 through February 26). 


You've been preparing for this moment your whole life, dedicating yourself to become an expert with the knowledge and skills to help, to heal, to nurture, and change lives like only a nurse can. Today, more than ever before, the next generation of nurses needs you. Your passion. Your expertise. Your heart. Chamberlain faculty experience the powerful satisfaction that comes from helping educate, empower and embolden students and advance the health of people, families, and communities as we face new challenges ahead together.


Will you join us?


The courses available for instruction beginning in January 2022 session are:


NR-504: Leadership in Nursing Practice: Role Development
This course applies leadership principles to the role of the MSN-prepared nurse across a variety of practice settings. Leadership-specific knowledge, skills and attitudes to assure safe, high quality care within a person-centered practice environment are integrated. The role of the MSN-prepared nurse to lead change and facilitate outcome achievement is emphasized.

NR-506: Healthcare Policy
Students explore healthcare policy as it impacts nursing, consumers and systems from institutional to global spheres. Students, as advocates, propose healthcare policies that reflect person-centered care and
population health needs. The development, analysis and consequence of healthcare policies are examined within the context of social, ethical and regulatory issues.


NR-512: Fundamentals of Nursing Informatics
This course provides foundational and introductory knowledge regarding informatics with an emphasis on developing an understanding of concepts of nursing informatics (NI) and becoming knowledgeable and competent with basic skills needed in person-centered care and educational settings. Basic NI skills support the application and distribution of data/information to generate knowledge used in decision-making to plan, design, analyze and facilitate the nursing process to enhance safe, quality holistic healthcare. The NI synthesizes and integrates nursing science with computer, information and cognitive sciences. Students will explore informatics-based health applications in a virtual learning environment (VLE) developed to improved informatics skills and knowledge in order to better support decision making in the areas of nursing such as: clinical, administrative, research, quality and safety, health policy and education.

NR-515: Informatics in Healthcare
This course explores health-and-nursing informatics concepts, principles, and practices used to improve healthcare outcomes. This course explores collection and management, and transformation of data; information, knowledge, and wisdom; as well as ethical, legal, regulatory, and security concerns related to healthcare information systems. The potential benefits and detriments of clinical information systems (CIS) and information technology for nursing practice are examined.


NR-518: Population Health & Epidemiology in Nursing Practice
This course introduces the concepts of population-focused professional nursing. Utilizing levels of prevention as a framework, theories, principles and concepts of community, population and global health are explored.
Through the lens of health promotion and disease prevention, predictive factors that influence health of individuals, aggregates and populations are explored. Epidemiological principles, processes and methods are emphasized to examine the impact of environmental issues and risk factors to local and global population health.

NR-530: Foundations of Population Health
This course provides an overview of the foundational concepts and models that shape the health of populations and influence population health management. Epidemiologic applications, determinants of health, health literacy, environmental hazards, and access to health-related resources are explored. Frameworks to guide health promotion, diminish health risks and eliminate health disparities at the population level are examined along with implications for advanced nursing practice.

NR-533: Financial Management in Healthcare Organizations
In this course, the student examines concepts and issues in budget formulation, decision making, variance analysis, financing in healthcare, models for forecasting, addressing throughput issues, implementing
professional practice models and program planning. The emphasis is on practical methods and techniques within a wide variety of healthcare situations.

NR-534: Healthcare Systems Management
The purpose of this course is to discuss utilizing a systems-theory approach in providing patient-centered and value-added care. Functioning within a system, the individual healthcare practitioner learns to utilize
critical thinking and decision making to coordinate and deliver quality and cost-effective patient care. The content serves to develop an understanding of different modes of organizing nursing care within the unit environment, managing care within a multidisciplinary-team framework and promoting effective team work that enhances patient outcomes, improves staff vitality and reduces costs. Emphasis is placed on concepts related to systems theory, problem solving and decision making, nursing-care delivery models, delegation and team strategies.

NR-535: Theoretical Foundations & Instructional Strategies for the Nurse Educator
In this course, the student will be introduced to the educator role in academic and healthcare settings. Educational models and instructional strategies within the theoretical foundations of education will be
explored. Cultural humility and legal and ethical issues surrounding education will be explored

NR-565: Advanced Pharmacology Fundamentals
In this course, the student focuses on mastering pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacogenomics, as well as fundamental pharmacology and therapeutics used in the treatment of selected health conditions commonly encountered by the advanced practice nurse in the primary care setting. Emphasis is placed on the decision-making process utilized to safely and effectively prescribe and monitor pharmacotherapeutics for the treatment of acute and chronic diseases appropriate to the patient situation.


NR-602: Primary Care of the Childbearing & Childrearing Family Practicum
This course continues to expand the knowledge of health assessment principles specific to the role of the FNP, with a focus on the healthcare needs of women and families throughout reproductive and childrearing
years. Students will further develop their skills related to health promotion, prevention of illness, diagnosis and management of health problems commonly experienced. Care strategies will include patient education,
protocol development, follow-up and referral through a clinical practicum experience in a precepted primary care setting.


NR-603: Advanced Clinical Diagnosis & Practice Across the Lifespan Practicum
This course continues to expand the theoretical and practical knowledge of diagnostic principles specific to the role of the FNP for the healthcare needs of individuals of all ages. Students will further develop their skills related to health promotion, prevention of illness, diagnosis and management of complex acute and chronic conditions, including behavioral health. Care strategies will include patient education, protocol development, follow-up and referral through a clinical practicum experience in a precepted advanced practice setting.

NR-631: Nurse Executive Concluding Graduate Experience I
In this course, the student begins an intensive experience in critical analysis, designed to broaden perspectives and support the integration of knowledge gained throughout the curriculum. In collaboration with a nurse-leader mentor, the student demonstrates application of leadership and management theories
and concepts and essential competencies in the role of nurse executive in an academic or clinical practice setting, where the student develops and implements evidence-based leadership and management strategies. The student begins a scholarly project involving critical analysis of an issue relevant to professional nursing in leadership. The student is introduced to the planning phase of project management and develop tools to assist them in planning to lead an organizational practice change project.

NR-632: Nurse Executive Concluding Graduate Experience II
In this course, the student continues their intensive experience in critical analysis, designed to broaden perspectives and support the integration of knowledge gained throughout the curriculum. In continued collaboration with a nurse-leader mentor, the student demonstrates application of leadership and management theories and concepts and essential competencies in the role of nurse executive in a variety of practice settings. The student moves their project from the planning phase begun in NR-631 to the phases
of execution and evaluation in this course. The student also expands and broadens their understanding of several key nursing roles as they apply to senior leadership positions in organizations.

NR-662: Advanced Nursing Role Synthesis
This course requires demonstration of student synthesis of all concepts of the leadership and management, delivery of nursing services, and educational components with role immersion through completion of a scholarly evidence-based process-improvement project. Students produce a submission-ready manuscript and poster as part of the dissemination of their work.


Training Provided:

We care for our students and are dedicated to their success. To ensure we are offering the highest quality education we provide thorough training to all new faculty members through our New Faculty Orientation.


If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we want to talk with you today.


We invite you to read our FAQ's about teaching for Chamberlain online.



In this role, you will:


  • Inspire students to complete their programs by providing regular, meaningful feedback about their academic performance, development and participation while encouraging them to engage fully in their education.
  • Engage students in meaningful asynchronous threaded discussions at least 4 days per week, moderating participation, evaluating responses and rationales, and responding to questions or comments.
  • Evaluate academic progress and comprehension of course content through assigning and grading quizzes, exams and writing assignments.
  • Exhibit Chamberlain Care™ by displaying behaviors of care, respect and professionalism, creating a culture that fosters collaboration, cooperation and respect among all.
  • Be readily available to meet the needs of a student body that is diverse in age, culture and academic preparation.
  • Identify and embrace opportunities to enhance student engagement by reaching out to students in need and responding quickly to requests for help.
  • Bring your professional experience to life through professional development, introducing industry perspective into courses and sharing information about nursing trends and opportunities with students.
  • Promote student success by demonstrating flexibility in style, schedule, and exhibiting your passion for teaching by devoting time and energy to improve scholarly excellence and subject matter expertise.
  • Foster a positive learning environment by maintaining accurate records, submitting grades on time, and enforcing academic policies.
  • Use appropriate technological options for online technologies and course-related software, including Websites, email, and online discussions for preparing the course and making it accessible to students.
  • Model effective oral and written communications that engage the students, provide clarity, and improve student learning.
  • Set clear expectations for the course by publishing course terminal objectives, assignment/examinations dates, and weight the distribution of various evaluation categories.
  • Ensure that the content and level of material included on exams correspond to the course terminal objectives.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you meet these requirements:

  • A doctorate in nursing (DNP or PHD with a nursing focus) and MSN are required
  • Must have an active nursing license; candidates with Compact/Multistate Licensure are strongly preferred
  • Solid professional experience working as an nurse
  • 2 years online teaching experience at the graduate level is required, preferably directly in the field of instruction
  • Must have required subject matter expertise and outstanding communication skills
  • Must have excellent motivational and instructional skills in a diverse and non-traditional environment
  • Must be able to facilitate diverse groups
  • Very strong writing skills and able to communicate clearly and effectively in an online environment


Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today!


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

Who We Are

Chamberlain University has a 130-year history and the mission to educate, empower, and embolden diverse healthcare professionals who advance the health of people, families, communities, and nations. We’re 99,000 strong, with 31,000 students and 68,000 alumni armed with the skills, passion, and determination to make a difference in today’s complex healthcare environment. By living Chamberlain Care®, we’ve built a culture in which colleagues and students thrive and we graduate extraordinary healthcare professionals who transform the health of people worldwide.

Our regionally accredited University is comprised of the College of Nursing and the College of Health Professions. Our College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at 22 campuses and online post-licensure degree programs and certificates including RN to BSN, RN to MSN, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with six Specialty Tracks, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). Our College of Health Professions offers online options with a Master of Public Health degree, Public Health Certificate programs, and a Master of Social Work degree. Learn more about Chamberlain University, part of Adtalem Global Education, at

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We pride ourselves in nurturing a culture that encourages everyone to bring their full selves to work each day. To us, diversity and inclusion needs to be intentional to be impactful. We don’t just welcome differences, we celebrate them. #WeAreAdtalem

To learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, click here to visit our Diversity page.


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