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

Contributing Faculty - MSN PMHNP (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 is a B Corporation with a mission to provide a diverse community of career professionals who have the opportunity to transform themselves as scholar-practitioners to positively affect social change. 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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Job Description

What to expect as a Walden Contributing Faculty

As a Walden Contributing Faculty you will instruct Walden University students by effectively and proficiently using online technology and practicum environments so that knowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted to and shared with students in thoughtful, carefully formulated, well written, and timely methods.   This is accomplished in an environment that is respectful of student, Instructors, Walden University, and the discipline in which the Part Time/Contributing Instructor is involved.   Our Part Time Instructors are expected to adhere to all Walden University Faculty expectations, which are clearly set forth to the Faculty Member at the start of his/her employment with the University.   

All new faculty members receive specific training from Walden University in the techniques of online teaching including:

  • Use of an electronic learning platform
  • Specifics of the policies, procedures, and degree programs of the School or College in which they are going to teach
  • Socialization into the Walden University culture
  • Assessment of academic integrity of student work 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on the performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

  • Earned Doctorate in Nursing (DNP) from an accredited institution, with demonstrated coursework in the advanced nursing practice specialty of psychiatric mental health nursing.
  • Evidence of current RN and APRN license in one of the 50 states in the US required
  • A minimum of one year experience of teaching or precepting required.
  • National certification in the area of PMHNP
  • Two years clinical/practical experience as a PMHNP
  • Excellent oral and written communication, leadership, team, collaboration, and interpersonal skills


  • Walden Faculty Members must maintain their licenses and any appropriate certifications in order to continue to teach at Walden University.  
  • All NP faculty are required to obtain RN and APRN licensure in the state of MN and provide evidence of current Advanced Practice Certification before being hired as nurse practitioner faculty at Walden University. This position may be eligible for a bonus upon hire.

Additional Requirements:

  • Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment

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.

    Our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements.

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.



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


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  1. Remote (US)

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