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Emory University School of Nursing, Online ABSN Faculty in Atlanta, Georgia



Faculty are hired to support the educational mission of the program including an inquiry-guided pedagogy administered online to three cohorts annually, using a unique concentrated block course schedule. Responsibilities may include teaching an array of one fourth or more of the academic courses, clinical site visits, on-site sessions, course development, courses evaluation, supervision of remote clinical site coordinators, participation in simulation and procedure labs, virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching, webinar participation, student advisement, and close monitoring of the progress of each student in a timely manner. Faculty are required to be onsite during onsite sessions as assigned by the D-ABSN Program Director. A terminal degree (DNP or PhD) is required.


  • Develop online content and other course materials in support of course and weekly outcomes, including:

  • Content that supports and enhances required readings for the course and aligns with the associated weekly objectives and outcomes.

  • Content that aligns with course objectives and meet compliance standards

  • Assignments/assessments that demonstrate the course and weekly outcomes.

  • Delivery of the course content consistent with the corresponding Emory University course Standards.

  • Participate actively in the online discussions: sharing experiences and perspectives; probing students with questions that require critical thinking skills; highlighting key learning points; and answering student questions.

  • Provide motivating, constructive and timely feedback on submitted student work with a student-centered approach, including participation.

  • Advise assigned students to ensure socialization into the profession in accordance with program objectives

  • Compile and report grade-related information to students and administration in a timely manner.

  • Closely monitor student progress to ensures that students are staying on track in the course and proactively contact the student if a concern arises

  • Inform and discuss student issues with Distance ABSN team members as applicable.

  • Create/refine the course site in the learning management system, Canvas, following

Emory University course site standards.

  • Adhere to all NHWSN faculty policies and procedures, as defined in the Faculty Handbook.

  • Participate in regular department, faculty, face-to-face and/or virtual meetings, and contribute to process improvement efforts, including the regular self-evaluation of course outcomes, assessments, and their alignment.

  • Collaborate with IT staff around technology issues and with instructional designer regarding opportunities to enhance the inquiry-based teaching pedagogy.

  • Utilize self-reflection to conduct self-assessment and maintain communication with faculty, students, and staff

  • Engage in teambuilding and collaboration in interactions with faculty and staff

  • Remain current in related teaching pedagogies and perform other duties as assigned.

  • Collaborate with library services to incorporate most current resources to implement inquiry-guided learning

  • Collaborate with faculty to design curriculum in a sequential reiteration of program objectives

  • Attend monthly informational webinar sessions to support D-ABSN program recruitment and community outreach

  • Teach courses as assigned, determined by need and/or expertise and serve on institutional committees as assigned.

  • Assess instructional needs of students and develop action plan to meet student needs

  • Coordinate departmental textbook orders.

  • Maintain communication and work cooperatively with clinical instructors off-campus at clinical sites.

  • Communicates effectively with Program Director, reporting concerns and problems as first line of communication within the department

  • Assist in the annual core curriculum evaluations of the program, assessment of institutional effectiveness and preparation of reports.

  • Maintain office hours to meet the needs of students

Additional Details

A terminal degree (DNP or PhD) is required on hire. Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with all constituents. Excellent verbal and written communications skills required. Preferred candidates will show evidence of previous online teaching and organizational experience, (and will have been active in clinical areas within the last two years). Candidates who embrace inter-personal and strengths-based approaches to nursing will be particularly appreciated. Additional assets will be the candidate who demonstrates experience in using active learning strategies, e.g. inquiry-based guided learning strategies, team-based learning. The ability to work well in teams and in guiding teams of students. The ability to quickly assess and address any weaknesses in a students performance. Collaborates well with colleagues and students diverse backgrounds on pedagogical approaches, teaching strategy, and curricular alignment. Encourages students to work well in teams, to communicate effectively among themselves, to consider multiple perspectives and to justify their decisions and actions. Seeks opportunities to learn and apply new teaching methods and uses of technology to enhance the distance learning experience to fully engage students in coursework and with one another.-79849BR

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Job Number 15599

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Nursing

Department SON: Academic Advancement

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Required Documents Cover letter, List of References

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