Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Adjunct

Non-benefit eligible


When you join NWHSU you're not simply doing a job, you're making a difference. You will see passion for our mission, our work, and our future growth opportunities all around you. Culture is extremely important to us. We are a small enough organization that you will get to know everyone, have a voice, make an impact, and feel the enthusiasm of everyone you work with. It is an ideal blend and a superb organization to expand your career.

What can you expect?

  • Our goal? Preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance healthcare.
  • Every role and individual contribute to our success. No matter what department you work in, you will see passion for our work and respect for one another.
  • Belonging is important to us - we all bring different backgrounds, perspectives, and value to the organization. And that makes us stronger.
  • We are committed and engaged. You will see that in every meeting, every discussion and everything we do. It shows and we are proud of it.
  • We do not simply say we have a team environment - we live it. Your ideas and suggestions matter. We listen to one another and when something makes sense, we do it.
  • We have still got that entrepreneurial spirit, even though we've been around for 80+ years. And we like that.
  • We share information and have fun - through monthly Open Forum meetings with our senior leaders, to random employee celebration events throughout the year.
  • We build in flexibility in roles whenever we can. We work in a hybrid environment. Each manager works with their team members to ensure there is a healthy work-life balance.
  • Your personal and professional work opportunities are important to us - we provide these benefits so you can continue to excel in your career.

Position Information:

The Radiation Therapy program seeks a radiation therapist and or dosimetrist with interest in guiding the next generation of future therapists. The Adjunct Faculty is responsible for development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the theoretical and clinical components of assigned courses. Demonstrates the ability to teach in individual, small and large group settings, and functions under the direction of the program chair. Participates in ongoing systematic evaluation activities as assigned.

Example of activities this individual will assist with include the instruction of Treatment Planning II (treatment planning and dosimetry calculations) grade assessments and occasional substitute lecturer for the Treatment Planning 1 course. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to gain experience on the education side of the Radiation Therapy.

Work Location: Fully Remote; may have opportunities to come to campus for specific testing or lectures as necessary

Course Assignment Specifics: Treatment Planning II. Additional courses may be available based on individual expertise and experience.


  • Apply effective teaching strategies and multiple teaching techniques; teaching and modeling appropriate level learning skills and creating an environment conducive to learning.
  • Engage students with learning activities, collaboration, and student-centered learning
  • Provides students with timely and clear feedback.
  • Effective classroom management and presentations are well planned and organized.
  • Teaches the course to the syllabus and learning outcomes with relevant content and experiences to enhance the learning environment.
  • Demonstrates a professional rapport with adequate verbal and written communication skills with students.

What you need to have?

  • ARRT Registered Radiation Therapist, R.T. (T) required and or background in dosimetry
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Preferred teaching or training experience
  • Preferred dosimetry experience

Does this sound like the type of role you could excel in? Where your background and experience contribute to the growth of our organization? A role where you can add your passion and enthusiasm, and make a difference? If you believe you have the education and experience to meet the qualifications for this role, we'd value talking to you. Non-traditional backgrounds are welcome.

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor of Acupuncture with a specialization in Chinese Herbal Medicine, Masters' offerings in Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Functional and Integrative Nutrition, and Integrative Care, and undergraduate offerings in massage therapy, health sciences, and allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university and intend to be a leader in creating integrative care solutions.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

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