Adjunct Instructor NKU Cardiovascular Perfusion Program

Position: Adjunct Instructor NKU Cardiovascular Perfusion Program 

Location: Highland Heights, KY

Description: NKU is excited to start the inaugural MS Cardiovascular Perfusion Program for Fall semester 2022. For this program to be successful, NKU is looking for board certified perfusionists who are eager to educate aspiring perfusion students.
The MS Cardiovascular Perfusion program is seeking cardiovascular perfusionists as adjunct faculty to teach one or two specific courses per semester within their expertise. This position affords the certified perfusionist opportunity to supplement their clinical work with a great educational and teaching experience. This adjunct faculty position includes in-class lecture and course development, to include but not limited to, course schedule, topics covered, assessments, rubrics, learning outcomes and objectives, and the goals for the course. Other responsibilities include curriculum and student evaluations, grading, and upholding to NKU’s mission and core values through the dissemination of factual evidence-based knowledge and experience to the students.


1. Minimum 5 years of clinical experience
2. Current certification through the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP)
3. Advance degree (e.g. Masters, PhD, EdD, etc.; undergraduate degree may be considered with extensive experience in clinical and scientific pedagogy)

Preferred Criteria: 
- AmSECT Member
- BLS or ACLS Certified
- Experience in course development and teaching

Contact: Jeremy Engel

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AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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