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Adjunct Faculty, Jefferson College of Nursing Headache Medicine Program, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Created 06/11/2021
Reference 9252887
Category Faculty
Job type Part Time
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Philadelphia
Zip 19019
Salary Competitive
The Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN) has been recognized as a key component of Thomas Jefferson University's mission to define the future of clinical care.

We are seeking visionary, creative educators to support our BSN curriculum which is guided by the core themes of practice excellence, population health, inter-professional collaboration, and innovation. Adjunct faculty supporting JCN's Headache Medicine Program will facilitate effective student learning in a variety of clinical educational settings across the care continuum and provide guidance for students across multiple care transitions.

  • Develop educational content and provide teaching and mentorship to students delivering care to an individual, group, or community.
  • Work with instructional designers to develop teaching methods and media designed to reach students of varying educational and experiential backgrounds to allow each student the opportunity to master the objectives of the course.
  • Facilitate a discussion board with feedback, posted readings, and/or assignments consistent with student's level of knowledge and skills and individual learning needs.
  • Evaluate assignments and other written work in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate and provide documented feedback to student on level of performance based on course objectives.
  • Remediate students as required or needed.
  • Inform course coordinator of all student and agency issues and concerns.
  • Orient and maintain current knowledge related to agency/clinical policies, procedures, and expectations with the assistance of the agency/clinical personnel.
  • Comply with all applicable regulatory rules and standards.
  • Report to the Program Director; a course coordinator will also provide direct oversight.


Master's degree required, Doctorate degree preferred.

  • Clinical or academic expertise in headache medicine
  • Excellent communication and teaching skills with a high level of initiative
  • Appropriate license for area of clinical expertise required (MD, LP, NP etc.)

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
Employer Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

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