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  1. Qualifications Include:
    • Appropriate experience in an area of teaching relevant to assignment
    • Teaching in the nursing practice setting for a Nurse Practitioner Program requires a minimum of 800 hours of prior advanced practice as NP and evidence of national certification
    • Teaching in the undergraduate nursing practice courses requires three years of nursing practice experience
    • The Master of Science degree in Nursing is the minimum required for teaching discipline-specific courses
    • Personal nursing philosophy congruent with FAU College of Nursing philosophy
  2. Applicant must submit the following materials to Business Manager for the College of Nursing:
    • Copy of current CV
    • Copy of current RN licensure
    • Official transcript from master's program (doctoral program, if applicable)
    • 2 letters of reference
    • Appropriate malpractice insurance
    • Copy of current health insurance coverage
    • Copy of current CPR certification

*These items must be kept current

  1. Applicant to contact personnel department for completion of required paper work to process application.
  2. Adjunct faculty will be expected to participate in a College of Nursing orientation.
  3. Adjunct faculty will be evaluated by students in their course.
  4. Adjunct faculty will be available to provide guidance to their students.
  5. Adjunct faculty will be evaluated annually by the appropriate associate or assistant dean.
  6. Adjunct faculty are expected to attend each class and or/nursing practice courses. If unable to meet the assigned responsibility, the salary may be adjusted appropriately.

Last Revision: 7/16/03