Become a Doctoral Faculty Member

Accept the doctoral challenge

University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies is looking for exceptional educators to inspire and guide our doctoral students. In addition to an undying commitment to higher education, you’ll have a doctoral or terminal degree and extensive experience in the field that you instruct.  Apply now if you want to teach your passion in a university that is always on the cutting edge.

Take your skills to the next level

We are the pioneers of online education, founding University of Phoenix in 1976. Today, hundreds of thousands of students have met their educational goals through our degree programs.

Our curriculum is shaped for today’s university instructor and working learner. Our students are working learners from different sectors of business (accounting, management, marketing), health care (nurses, administrators),  education (teachers, principals), and many more industries. Each school creates coursework to address the situations that our students encounter daily in their working world.

To ensure a relevant education, our educators possess advanced degrees and working experience in various industries.  This helps ensure that our coursework combines the best of critical thinking, classic instruction and up-to-date strategies to offer our students the best possible education.

Faculty requirements

University of Phoenix embraces the highest standards across the board: curriculum, advisors and faculty. We want our working learners to have an unsurpassed educational experience so they are prepared to face and conquer the challenges in the real world.

Our doctoral faculty have:

  • A doctoral or terminal degree
  • An educational concentration in the areas that they teach
  • Working experience in the areas that they teach
  • Prior teaching experience is considered

When you qualify as an instructor, you’ll have the opportunity to change many lives—your students and your own. Apply today to make a contribution to a better world.

See current faculty openings.