1. Part-time
  2. Faculty
  3. Walden University
  4. Remote (US)

Contributing Faculty Doctor of Business Administration DBA (Remote)


  1. Part-time
  2. Faculty
  3. Walden University


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About Walden University

Walden University, an Adtalem Global Education institution, supports a diverse community of adult learners from across the U.S. and other countries, who seek to achieve their academic goals and make positive, lasting social change in their professions and communities. Walden offers more than 100 online degree and certificate programs, for students pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or certificate. Walden University has graduated more than 174,000 students and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Walden University is a pioneer in student-centered distance education. An accredited graduate institution with a mission for social change, Walden is dedicated to high academic standards and helping students make a difference in their professions, organizations, and communities. Walden University offers advanced degrees online to professionals whose work impacts others. 

Walden's Ph.D. in Management, DBA, MBA, and BSBA degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation association that identifies and supports excellence in business education.

Job Description


Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Contributing faculty members’ primary responsibility will be to chair and/or serve as second members on doctoral committees as methodologists and/or content experts. Faculty must demonstrate a commitment to independently supporting the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment. Walden faculty must have a commitment to fostering Walden’s Community of Care philosophy and intentional integration of DEI practices. Infrequently, based on student enrollment, Contributing Faculty may be invited to instruct content courses or to instruct research methodology courses, which they are credentialed to teach. Participation in Mentor Training will be provided and required.

Key performance indicators of faculty include:

  • Embracing diverse, process-learning approaches resulting in outcomes of academic quality and integrity.
  • Knowledge of an inquiry-action model of education fostering applied research, discovery, and critical thinking that results in curiosity, lifelong learning, and positive contributions to societal wellbeing.
  • Ensuring the curriculum enhances the social good through graduates who commit to making positive, enduring impacts by creating healthy communities. Collaborative, collegial, and positive relationship and communications with other faculty members.


Contributing faculty should be reasonably accessible to their students. Faculty members are expected to be available to students outside of the online asynchronous course discussion board. In addition to providing substantive feedback on student submissions, faculty members will publish their availability to students through course syllabi, instructor information in the classroom, or other appropriate documents.

Course Teaching

Discussion Boards for classrooms are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Although postings to the classroom may be done at any time of day, postings and responses must be completed in a timely manner in accordance with the Faculty Handbook or other criteria established by Walden University and the program to which they are assigned. As such,

Contributing Faculty members are expected to be in classrooms a minimum of 4 days per week and post responses to student’s questions within 48 hours. Faculty Members are required to verify the quality of student submissions, and to provide feedback and grades to students through the online classroom.



  • Terminal degree in Business Administration (PhD, DBA) or a related field from an accredited institution is required.
  • ·Proof of serving on doctoral committees for at least 1 year (Preferably Chair of the committee).
  • Evidence of continuing scholarly or creative work within the past 5 years. Proficient in APA 7th edition.
  • Strong research methodology background in quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed methods in research (preference given to quantitative). Excellent leadership, communication, team, and human relation skills. Experience working in an online instructional setting at the graduate level.

Technology Requirements:

  • Contributing faculty provide their own laptops and are expected to use the Walden University Learning Management System and the Microsoft 365 tools with their assigned Walden email addresses in their Walden activities. Walden University provides a Walden e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, university and college cloud services, and other faculty communications tools.
  • The Faculty Member must be able to use Microsoft Office products (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint), zip software, and Adobe Acrobat and must have reliable Internet access as well as alternate access in cases where primary access becomes unavailable.

Additional Information


In support of the pay transparency laws enacted across the country, the expected compensation rate for this position is as follows:

  • Graduate Course Instruction: $1,560 - $4,080 per Quarter or Semester, depending on type of course taught and length of course
  • Undergraduate Course Instruction: $700 - $2,200 per quarter, depending on type of course taught and length of course

    Actual pay may be adjusted based on job-related factors permitted by law, such as type of course taught; experience and training; geographic location; licensure and certifications; market factors; departmental budgets; and responsibility. Walden also offers other opportunities for its contributing faculty members, such as dissertation/doctoral study committee chair positions, research reviewing, and dissertation and doctoral study mentoring.

    For more information regarding these opportunities, including the Faculty Compensation Schedule, please Click Here.



Equal Opportunity – Minority / Female / Disability / V / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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