Adjunct Faculty – Midwifery - Clinical Skills 5 Course Instructor


The Department of Midwifery is presently seeking an experienced instructor for academic year 2018-19 to teach Clinical Skills spring quarter for the Year 2 students. This 1.0 credit course, part 3 out of 5 quarters, will focus on those skills that are used in intrapartum care. This course, part 5 out of 5 quarters, will focus on those skills that are used in emergency births, plus additional suture practice. The material will be presented as a series of workshops with most of the course work done on-site. Skills include:


  1. Emergency Breech Birth

  2. Emergency Twin Birth

  3. Shoulder Dystocia

  4. Cord Prolapse

  5. Advanced Suturing


We seek a midwife with extensive clinical experience in out-of-hospital settings who has demonstrated interest and skill in teaching hands-on skills to student midwives.


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.

  • Significant 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.



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

  • Available to be off-call during on-site sessions (this class meets once monthly at Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA,).

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

  • Other requirements as specified in Department of Midwifery Adjunct Faculty Contract.


Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Position will begin April 8, 2019, with time for orientation to the Department and the course syllabus in advance. Interested persons should refer to job #18-054 when submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vita, 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

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Adjunct Faculty – Midwifery - Clinical Skills 5 Course Instructor