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Vacancy - Adjunct Technical Instructors Practical Nurse

Washburn Institute of Technology seeks applications on an on-going basis from Registered Nurses to serve as part-time, temporary, day, evening, and weekend Practical Nursing adjunct technical instructors.  The successful candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire.  The candidate(s) will be required to provide proof of current CPR certification and current negative TB test results. 


Adjunct Technical Instructors are expected to be positive role models for students and maintain licensure and certifications necessary to teach Practical Nursing classes.  Instruction shall be based on current state-of-the-art practices in the field.

  • Develop course objectives and content and laboratory experiences and implement the course of study in cooperation with other faculty.
  • Teach both theoretical and clinical learning experiences.
  • Direct, guide and evaluate student performance in the clinical and laboratory setting.
  • Maintain student records pertaining to the program.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships and constructive interaction with other faculty and personnel of the school, cooperating agencies and community groups.
  • Perform all other functions necessary for the proper operation of assigned courses.
  • Move and maneuver equipment and materials weighing as much as 50 pounds.


REQUIRED: BSN or degree plan in place to obtain a BSN.  Current Kansas licensure as a registered nurse in good standing with no disciplinary action pending.  Computer literate.  Ability to observe and document student performance and to work in all clinical sites and areas to be taught.    

PREFERRED:  Master’s degree in nursing.  Two years of professional work experience in nursing.  Clinical experience in a hospital, long term care facility or similar health care facility and/or nursing instructional experience within the last two years.  Teaching experience.


To apply for this position, submit a letter of interest, resume, names and phone numbers of three professional references, official college transcript(s), and a copy of current nursing license to or mail to Kelly Mourning-Byers, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, KS 66621.  Review of resumes will begin immediately, and continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been selected.  Salary is $550.00/per credit hour.  This is a non-benefits eligible position.

Washburn University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  To enrich education through diversity, candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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