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Adjunct Faculty Department of Midwifery
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The Department of Midwifery is seeking an experienced instructor for academic year 2018-19 to teach Clinical Skills for our Year 1 students. This 1-credit course, part 1 out of 5 quarters, is taught in the winter quarter (January – March), primarily onsite with 3 full days per month, and will focus on beginning skills needed before students enter Practicum:

  • aseptic technique

  • medication administration

  • pregnant abdominal exam

  • venipuncture

  • urinalysis

  • further practice in vital signs

  • fundamentals of birth assisting

We seek a midwife with extensive clinical experience in home and/or birth center settings who has demonstrated interest and ability in teaching hands-on skills to student midwives.



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Instructor Qualifications

  • Licensure/certification as a CPM, CNM and/or LM. Masters level credential preferred but not required.

  • Teaching experience and/or a commitment to developing teaching skills.

  • Experience in clinical midwifery practice essential in home or birth center setting. Active, current midwifery practice is also preferred.

  • Continuing education, self-directed study, or relevant experience with course content.

  • Excellent communication skills in person and on-line.

  • Preference given to applicants who have served as clinical preceptors for the Department of Midwifery with evidence of good rapport with students

  • Requirements

  • Access to and relevant skills with computer, internet and email.

  • Available to be off-call during on-site sessions.

  • Available for online learning activities with students and faculty communications.


    Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Winter quarter begins January 7, 2019. Interested persons should refer to job #18-072 when submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, description of teaching philosophy and experience plus three references with contact information to Please, no phone calls or mailed application packages. For more information, please visit EEO. Open until filled.

  • Bastyr University believes that diversity is a crucial factor in achieving academic excellence and profoundly enriching the university experience. We are committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations that we serve. Our faculty and staff are committed to achieving our mission by educating students to be future leaders in the natural health arts and sciences. Bastyr University promotes a work environment that allows students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity. 

  • Bastyr University is an equal opportunity institution. We do not discriminate in matters of employment or participation in programs, services or benefits on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, individuals with disabilities, genetic information, or veteran status. Our programs, services and facilities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the university in advance if you require special accommodation due to a disability.


    Special Note: All applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of a position offer. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Any applicants requiring special assistance during the application process should contact the Human Resources department by phone (425) 602-3087 or fax (425) 602-3058 or email

Hiring Range: 
Kenmore Campus (Kenmore, WA)
Work Schedule: 
Winter Quarter
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Adjunct Faculty Department of Midwifery | Bastyr University