Part-Time Faculty Employment Opportunities

Health & Human Services Part-Time Faculty Opportunity

Enrollment in College of Health & Human Services programs at Northern Arizona University is growing. This results in a need for high quality and effective part-time instructors. We have need for both online and face to face instructors.

We offer programs in dental hygiene, fitness-wellness, the health sciences emphasis in the masters of administration,  nursing, occupational therapy, physical education teacher education, physical therapy, public health and speech-language sciences and technology.

Enrollment growth most often leads to part-time online instructor demand for courses in health care ethics, nutrition and health principles. You can review the College of Health & Human Services' full list of programs and courses


Most opportunities are online, although we also have need for face to face instructors on the Flagstaff Mountain Campus (undergraduate and graduate programs), the downtown Phoenix Biomedical campus (graduate programs in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies) as well as some statewide locations for nursing.  The ideal candidate will reside in the State of Arizona, however, we are open to hiring the best teachers regardless of where they live.
For online or blended learning courses, the following apply:

  • Remote duty station
  • Workspace and equipment not provided
  • Position requires extensive use of technology with reliable Internet/web connectivity
  • Candidate must be comfortable working and communicating in an online environment (prior experience with Blackboard or a similar learning platform is highly desirable)


Applicants interested in teaching College of Health & Human Services classes will preferably have advanced academic degrees and teaching experience in the respective field.  Applicants should have a minimum of a Master's degree in a health related field. A doctoral degree is preferred for all, and required to teach in any of our doctoral programs.  Candidates with teaching experience, particularly online, will be preferred.
Applicants should submit the following application materials:

  • Brief Cover Letter (specify the courses or major content areas which the applicant seeks to teach and please indicate whether interested in face to face teaching at a specific campus location and/or online teaching)
  • Current CV or Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript for highest degree attained/graduate level coursework
  • Professional References

To apply:

 Submit your application materials via e-mail  to using the subject line, "CHHS Part-Time Instructor."


Northern Arizona University (NAU) has a student population of about 26,000 at its main campus in Flagstaff and at multiple locations throughout Arizona.  Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch.  NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student's success. 

Northern Arizona University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Candidates must live in and be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.