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Assistant Professor of Nursing (Tenure Track)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC146058540
Company Name
University of Maine at Augusta
Physical Address

Augusta, ME 04332
Job Description

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Nursing (Tenure Track)

Department:

Nursing – ANURS

Bargaining Unit:

AFUM

Salary Band/Wage Band:

The normal hiring range is mid-to-high 70s for a tenure-track position, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers an excellent fringe-benefits package.

Location:

Augusta, ME

Statement of Job:

Revised August, 23, 2019.

The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs.

UMA is the third largest public university in Maine. In addition to its main campus in the state’s capital, UMA also serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through UMA Centers around the state. With its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning, UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages who want to attend college without uprooting their lives.

UMA’s Nursing Program invites applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Nursing. UMA has a holistic RN-BSN program which has AHNCC endorsement and is admitting students to the pre-licensure option concept-based curriculum which emphasizes caring science in fall 2019. We seek candidates who demonstrate expertise in evidence-based best practices in teaching nursing, a passion for nursing and teaching, a commitment to supporting diversity and student success, and a desire to join and collaborate with program faculty to implement these practices.

Our teaching facilities include a state-of-the-art simulation center on the Augusta campus and smart classrooms. The faculty at the University of Maine at Augusta has a strong tradition of serving the needs of local and distance students. To learn more about the Nursing Program, please visit our webpage at http://www.uma.edu/academics/programs/nursing.

Responsibilities include: Teaching didactic and clinical courses in the BSN pre-licensure and RN-BSN program options in both traditional classrooms and online; conducting scholarly activities in field of expertise; advising students academically; and participating in service to the department, college, and university, including curriculum development and assessment, professional development, and committee assignments. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2020.

Salary: The normal hiring range is mid-to-high 70s for a tenure-track position, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers an excellent fringe-benefits package.

Qualifications:

Required:

+ Current licensure as a RN in the State of Maine, or eligibility for Maine licensure.

+ A Master of Science degree in Nursing and the Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in nursing or closely related field at the time of appointment.

+ Three or more years of teaching at the college level.

+ Clinical practice within the past five years in area of expertise.

+ The ability to teach effectively at both the pre-licensure and RN BSN level, as needed.

+ Teaching duties for tenure-track faculty is four courses per semester.

+ Experience with curriculum development and evaluation.

+ Teaching that includes the use of new technologies and delivery systems; experience teaching students at a distance.

Preferred:

+ National certification as an Advanced Holistic Nurse (AHNCC), or willing to seek certification.

+ Teaching experience with a concept based curriculum with emphasis on caring science.

+ Experience in teaching in simulation and online environments.

+ ACEN accreditation experience is highly preferred.

Other Information:

Applicants must complete an online application and submit a cover letter and resume at https://uma.hiretouch.com/. Materials must be submitted via “Apply for Position.” You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application,upload a cover letter which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications, a resume/curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable applicant pool is identified. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.

The University of Maine at Augusta is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754 or at 207.581.1226.

Length:

Academic Year (Sept-May)

Required Documents:

Contact Information for Professional References, Cover Letter, Resume/CV


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