Req Id:  27535
Job Title:  Purdue Global Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
Job Description: 

Job Summary:

Flexible Schedule onsite opportunities in: Cedar Rapids, IA
Highly Competitive Pay!
Tuition Reimbursement/ Gift of Knowledge:

Eligible GOK participants may receive the GOK benefit to complete one PG program in each of the
following degree types: Associate’s degree | Bachelor’s degree | Master’s degree | Doctoral degree
GOK benefits may be used for an unlimited number of certificate programs.


Purdue University Global offers term by term, non-tenured teaching appointments to qualified individuals who are dedicated to providing quality educational experiences to students in Associates, Bachelors and Masters degree programs. This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to work in a professional learning community wherein faculty contribute to and engage in instructional best practice for adult learners in an innovative, nontraditional university setting.

Our Opportunity:

The mission of the on ground, part-time adjunct Nursing Instructor, regardless of the curriculum, is to provide the student(s), our customer(s), with the skills and knowledge necessary to obtain entry-level employment in the field of their chosen program of study. To accomplish this mission, all instructors will utilize their talents, skills, and abilities in a coordinated and consistent team effort under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Education/ Dean/ Program Chair, or his or her designee.


Successful candidates in this role will reside in the Cedar Rapids, IA area or within a commutable distance. A Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. 

What to expect in this role:

  • Provide an engaging learning environment by hands-on activities and with open and timely communication.
  • Provide students with appropriate guidance regarding academic excellence.
  • Partner with advisors and leadership on student concerns, resolution, retention, and outcomes.
  • Participate in institutional assessment and curriculum review.
  • Remain current with trends, techniques, and technology.
  • Maintenance of a professional development plan.
  • Additional duties as may be assigned by the School.

What we’re looking for:

  • BSN required; MSN preferred.
  • Active, unencumbered state RN licensure.
  • Basic Life Support certification.
  • Higher education teaching experience is preferred. 
  • Exceptional computer skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Additional Information:

  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following documents when you are ready to apply: CV/Resume & Unofficial Transcripts. When applying for a faculty position at Purdue University Global you will be asked to provide an unofficial transcript and if hired will be required to provide an official transcript.
  • Adjunct compensation varies per course based on student enrollment, program type and also includes a contribution to a retirement account. A typical adjunct in the School of Nursing can expect to receive $3300 per full 10-week course. Retirement account benefits include an automatic 403(b) company contribution of 3% and a company match up to an additional 4% with participation in an optional 457(b) plan.
  • Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position. 
  • When applying for a faculty position at Purdue University Global you will be asked to provide an unofficial transcript and if hired will be required to provide an official transcript.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Purdue Global is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We celebrate the diversity of thought, backgrounds, and skills necessary to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All individuals are encouraged to apply.



Posting Start Date:  12/19/23