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

Core Faculty, PHD Nursing


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


Job description

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Company Description

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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Adtalem believes in a culture of collaboration, creativity, and innovation, which thrives when we can work flexibly. Depending on your location, this role may be hybrid or remote.

  • REMOTE – If you live over 50 miles from Adtalem offices in Chicago, IL, Addison, IL, Columbia, MD, Minneapolis, MN, and Miramar, FL, this role is remote. However, occasional office visits may be required based on business needs, with advance communication for such requests.



Job Description

Walden University is a pioneer in student-centered distance education. An accredited 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. Degree programs include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, and public administration. Our challenging programs are designed to help students make a difference in the lives of children, the health of communities, or the success of an organization. Faculty members educate Walden University students by effectively and proficiently using online technology and resources so that knowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted to and shared with students in timely, thoughtful, carefully formulated, and well written communications. This is accomplished in an environment that is respectful of students, the Faculty Member, Walden University, and the discipline in which the Faculty Member is involved. Faculty Members 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.

  • Faculty members are assigned courses, which are taught using the Learning Management System (LMS) and are responsible for interacting with students within the LMS. Discussion Boards for classrooms are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Faculty members are expected to be in the classroom a minimum of 4 days per week and responses to student questions must be posted within 48 hours. The university suggests regular and predictable availability, such as online office hours or regular online chats; office hours may be required based on program or college policy. 
  • Faculty Members may be required to chair and/or participate on thesis/dissertation committees.
  • Some Faculty Members are also involved in supervising field training and skill development courses.
  • Faculty Members serve on faculty governance or academic policy committees, and, in general, participate in other ways to strengthen the academic reputation of Walden University.
  • Complies with all university, college, and program policies and standards.
  • Core faculty may be required to travel to university events and residencies, throughout the year, at a minimum of once per quarter. When traveling to these events, the faculty member will be expected to fully participate in the event.  
  • Core faculty members may be required to perform other duties and responsibilities, including administrative, supervisory, and management tasks, as determined by the program leadership. Faculty members may be asked to serve on faculty governance or academic policy committees, and, in general, participate in other ways to strengthen the academic reputation of Walden University. 
  • Graduate-level faculty may be invited to attend Residencies held domestically or internationally, where they will teach face-to-face intensives and colloquia, and facilitate school and university-wide discussions. Core (full-time) faculty may be required to attend and teach at face-to-face and virtual residencies. 
  • Faculty mentors may be assigned to work one-on-one with students to help students meet the research requirements of their degree. Faculty members are responsible for the provision of timely feedback, approval, assessment, and evaluation of each student's work within the classroom. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • PhD in Nursing or closely related field with a Master's in Nursing from an accredited institution, with demonstrated coursework in one of the specialization areas: education, health care administration, public health policy, leadership/management, informatics. 
  • Current RN licensure in one of the 50 states in the US required. Licensure in additional states may also be required depending on evolving state regulations. 
  • Three (3) or more years of teaching experience teaching graduate courses in one of the specialty areas is preferred (Education, Leadership, Health Policy, or Health Care Administration and informatics).
  • Expertise in areas as research/scholarship, theory, health care policy, project development, leadership, health care administration, etc. are essential to ensure a qualified, quality compliment of faculty in the program. 
  • Distinguished record of scholarship including externally funded research and peer reviewed publications in one of the specialization areas (Nursing education, Leadership, Public Health Policy, Health Care Administration, Informatics). 
  • Candidates should possess a significant record of intellectual and professional contributions to the field.
  • Teaching, advising, and mentoring; commitment to the promotion of applied research and the recruitment and development of a diverse faculty; excellent leadership, communication, team, and human relations skills. Experience with distance learning preferred. 
  • Experience serving on dissertation supervisory committees and/or doctoral level committees is preferred.
  • Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function.
  • Appropriate reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • 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.
  • Walden University provides a company-owned laptop for use by core faculty, and they are expected to use this laptop according to the Corporate Computing policy as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

Additional Information

In support of the pay transparency laws enacted across the country, the expected salary range for this position is between $68,637.22 and $124,230.14. Actual pay will be adjusted based on job-related factors permitted by law, such as experience and training; geographic location; licensure and certifications; market factors; departmental budgets; and responsibility. 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. The position qualifies for the below benefits.

Adtalem offers a robust suite of benefits including:

  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • 401k Retirement Program + 6% employer match
  • Participation in Adtalem’s Flexible Time Off (FTO) Policy
  • 12 Paid Holidays

For more information related to our benefits please visit:https://careers.adtalem.com/benefits 

You are also eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.



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


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  1. Remote (US)

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