Remote | Part-time
Chamberlain University

Online Visiting Professor – Doctorate of Nurse Practice (DNP) Project Chair and Practicums

Location: US-Online

Job ID: 2019-109999

Institution: Chamberlain College of Nursing

Department: Faculty

Employment Type: Temporary Part-Time

FLSA Status: U.S. – Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

Do you remember the professor who encouraged you to believe in yourself and in your ability to be the successful nurse professional you are today? Now you have a unique opportunity to be that professor, to create the “a-ha” moment of sudden insight and comprehension that will change a nursing student’s life forever.

Chamberlain College of Nursing is seeking Part Time Online DNP Visiting Professors and DNP Project Chairs interested in teaching students in our Doctorate of Nurse Practice program. We build long-term relationships with superior nurse educators who are experts in their field and committed to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education.

This is 100% ONLINE teaching, an incredibly flexible and convenient way to share your experience and knowledge with those who aspire to enjoy the career success you already have. We are currently seeking practicum candidates for the November 2019 session, which will run from October 28th through December 21st and DNP Project Chair candidates for the January 2020 session which will run from January 6th through February 29th.

Training Provided:

We care for our students and are dedicated to their success. To ensure we are offering the highest quality education we provide thorough training to all new faculty members through our New Faculty Orientation, which will begin mid-late September 2019.

The specific courses available for the November 2019 session are:

  • NR702: DNP Project & Practicum I: The focus of this course is on broad issues for DNP-prepared nurses practicing across healthcare systems to advance nursing practice. Students identify a nursing practice problem and link the problem and plan for evidence-based practice change using advanced nursing judgment in the practicum setting.
  • NR705: DNP Project & Practicum II: The focus of this course is on preparing for evidence-based practice change using advanced nursing judgment in the practicum setting.
  • NR709: DNP Project & Practicum IV: The focus of this course is on evaluation of evidence-based practice change using advanced nursing judgment in the practicum setting.

The specific openings available for the January 2020 session are:

DNP Project Chairs:

  • The DNP Project Chair serves as an advisor to DNP students in each of the 4 practicum courses. This role collaborates with DNP students, their professor, and/or preceptor in providing feedback and support throughout the project process which can include scholarly reviews, IRB process guidance, project implementation, and providing support with the final paper and portfolio.

If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we want to talk with you today.

We invite you to read our FAQ’s about teaching for Chamberlain online.


In this role you will:

  • Inspire students to complete their programs by providing regular, meaningful feedback about their academic performance, development and participation while encouraging them to engage fully in their education.
  • Engage students in meaningful asynchronous threaded discussions at least 4 days per week, moderating participation, evaluating responses and rationales, and responding to questions or comments.
  • Evaluate academic progress and comprehension of course content through assigning and grading quizzes, exams and writing assignments
  • Exhibit Chamberlain Careā„¢ by displaying behaviors of care, respect and professionalism, creating a culture that fosters collaboration, cooperation and respect among all.
  • Be readily available to meet the needs of a student body that is diverse in age, culture and academic preparation.
  • Identify and embrace opportunities to enhance student engagement by reaching out to students in need and responding quickly to requests for help.
  • Bring your professional experience to life through professional development, introducing industry perspective into courses and sharing information about nursing trends and opportunities with students.
  • Promote student success by demonstrating flexibility in style, schedule, and exhibiting your passion for teaching by devoting time and energy to improve scholarly excellence and subject matter expertise.
  • Foster a positive learning environment by maintaining accurate records, submitting grades on time, and enforcing academic policies.
  • Use appropriate technological options for online technologies and course-related software, including Websites, e-mail, and online discussions for preparing the course and making it accessible to students.
  • Model effective oral and written communications that engage the students, provide clarity, and improve student learning.
  • Set clear expectations for the course by publishing course terminal objectives, assignment/examinations dates, and weight the distribution of various evaluation categories.
  • Ensure that the content and level of material included on exams correspond to the course terminal objectives.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you meet these requirements:

  • MSN and DNP or Ph.D. in nursing degree required.
  • Must have an active nursing license.
  • 2+ years’ graduate level teaching experience required; online teaching experience highly preferred.
  • Graduate-level project and practicum teaching experience a must.
  • Experience chairing DNP projects and working with multiple DNP student projects required.
  • Must have be comfortable with data and statistics.
  • Must have excellent communication, motivational, and instructional skills in a diverse and non-traditional environment.