Job Posting

Lead Faculty, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Faculty


  • Remote

Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking a full-time, 12-month, Faculty member for its Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.  The DNP Lead Faculty role includes primary responsibility for teaching, instructional coaching and support of adjunct faculty for face-to-face and on-line courses, facilitation of the DNP Practicum, service on university committees, scholarship, networking/participation in the professional community, and promoting teaching effectiveness, sector and university requirements as needed. Faculty members work in collaboration with instructional designers, practitioners in the field, our in-house multimedia group and peers to create adult-centered active-learning courses.

This position requires candidates to possess an earned doctorate in field appropriate to the teaching discipline, from a regionally accredited college of university and a current, unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license, maintained throughout employment. In addition, the candidate must possess at least four years of practical experience in a wide variety of areas within the discipline and have at least two years of prior teaching experience, online teaching and use of simulation applications is desired.  Prior experience as a full-time faculty in a DNP with involvement in DNP projects is preferred.  

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.