Pacific College Job Announcement – General Education Subject Matter Experts Needed ASAP!

The College is seeking remote subject matter experts (SMEs) to revise and/or develop online general education courses for a proposed prelicensure Bachelor of Science of Nursing program. Applicants should hold a graduate degree or at least 12 graduate credits in the corresponding discipline.

A syllabus template and previous course syllabi will be provided when available. Subject matter experts will follow written course descriptions and provide course content, weekly outlines and lessons, required texts/reading, assignments and rubrics.

Due date for completion of the course revision or development is March 24, 2023


COM202: Communication in the Digital World/ Healthcare Technology (3 credits)

This course focuses on the field of health communication in the digital world and the practical applications of informatics. Student will examine technology’s role in the delivery, management and analysis of healthcare and learn theories of inter-professional and mass communication related to topics like cyber security and HIPAA compliance. Students will be given the tools to practice clear, purposeful, caring, and compassionate communication across different platforms to improve provider-patient interactions and interdisciplinary team communication.

ENG101: English Composition I (3 credits)

This course develops written communication skills through analyzing reading passages, understanding rhetorical forms and proper style, and producing organized, grammatical, and effective writing.

ENG201: Writing for Healthcare Professionals (3 credits)

This course is designed to introduce students to the scientific and information literacy used daily in healthcare professions. This writing course focuses on necessary mechanics and writing skills, and students will learn how to interpret and discuss scientific and academic articles and resources. There will be an emphasis on the use of APA format, finding/using educational and library resources, and analytical thinking in practical applications for writing a scholarly paper. There will be multiple opportunities for revision; prior knowledge of medical terminology is beneficial.

PSY101: General Psychology (3 credits)

General Psychology is a survey of the study of human and animal behavior with emphasis on the scientific nature of contemporary psychological investigation. Topics may include the biology of behavior, sensation and perception, learning, memory, cognition, motivation, emotion, life-span development of behavior, personality, abnormal behavior and its therapies, social behavior and individual differences.

SOC101: Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)

This course is designed to introduce students to the scientific study of society. Student will learn the fundamental sociological concepts, theories, and methods with a focus on cultures, institutions, social interactions, and identity as an individual and part of society. Students will develop a sociological toolkit they can utilize to understand themselves, their relationships and their world.

Didactic (3 Credits): 3 hours per week

Total: 45 academic hours

WS315: Microbiology (3 credits)

This course introduces the concepts of microbiology with an emphasis on its role in health and healthcare. Topics include identification, classification and transmission of microorganisms, especially bacteria and viruses related to disease, infection control, immunology and epidemiology.

 WS315L: Microbiology Lab (3 credits)

Laboratory assignments applying fundamental techniques of identifying, cultivating and containing microorganisms to support the content of WS315.

 WSXXX: Chemistry-2XX (3 credits)

This course is new, to be developed. Should be a fundamentals of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry and biological chemistry which are necessary for nursing and health-related fields.

WSXXXL: Chemistry Lab (1 credit)


Qualifications for individuals to be considered for course development include a graduate degree in the specific discipline and/or 12 graduate credits in the subject area. If you believe you meet the criteria, and wish to develop a course, please provide your transcripts detailing the graduate level SME requirement.

Salary Expectations: $4,500.00 / 3 credit course; $6,000.00 / 4 credit course

Please submit your CV and transcripts detailing the graduate level SME requirement to [email protected]

Pacific College of Health and Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered based on their qualifications for the position without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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