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Faculty Member - Clinical Sciences (Illinois) (Part-Time)

These teaching positions are within the NUHS College of Professional Studies located in Lombard, IL, specifically for courses in the Ethical Practice Management Program, in both the Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine and Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine programs. 

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of this position is as adjunct faculty in the Clinical Sciences Department for the Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine and Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine programs. The faculty member shall be prepared academically to teach students in the classroom and to assist students by providing appropriate counsel.  The faculty member is responsible for classroom and laboratory teaching duties as assigned by the chairperson.  (S)he is charged with helping the student learn through appropriate teaching methods, assessing the knowledge and skills, and reporting that learning to the student and the Dean of the College of Professional Studies, Assistant Deans or their designee, and the Chair of Clinical Sciences. 

The courses of the Ethical Practice Management Program are designed to guide students to be ethical participants in their profession, effective practitioners, and knowledgeable business people. Ideal candidates have experience in one or more of these topics in the curriculum: starting & managing a practice, business planning & administration, communication & marketing, risk management, ethics, and jurisprudence. 

Essential Duties

  • To teach and/or facilitate the assigned hours of lecture, discussion, laboratory or clinic internship.
  • To participate with the chairperson in maintaining and advancing curriculum content for the assigned course and the program at large.
  • To assume responsibility for participating in the vital functions of the Program, not only in its day to day operation, but also in its role as an integral part of the University; particularly with regard to Mission and Goals.
  • To serve as a model of professionalism to interns, students and colleagues, as evidenced by exemplary conduct, dialogue and decorum.
  • To carry out all necessary administrative and reporting functions as required by University policy or assigned by the academic dean such as a syllabus, grade and attendance submission.
  • To develop instructional materials.
  • To develop evaluation instruments for the assessment of student learning and practical skills.
  • To provide feedback to the student and the Dean of the College of Professional Studies and the Assistant Deans (or designee) regarding the assessment outcomes.

Occasional Duties

  • Attendance at University-scheduled activities such as graduation ceremonies, etc.
  • Plan or conduct special workshops or seminars.

Qualifications

Required

  • Doctorate Degree & current license to practice Chiropractic Medicine or Naturopathic Medicine, or a terminal degree in an area of expertise.
  • Over three (3) years of experience in teaching, practice, research, or further study.
  • Evidence of annual CEU credits being taken via annual submission of an updated CV.

Preferred

  • Doctorate Degrees and current licenses in both Chiropractic Medicine and Naturopathic Medicine.
  • Experience in higher education teaching.
  • Evidence of a commitment to continuing education.
  • Service to the community.
  • Participation in professional organizations.
  • Evidence in Word, PowerPoint, and other technological skills relevant to teaching.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply by sending a current curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three letters of recommendation to kconner@nuhs.edu.

NUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer