Part-time Faculty - Nursing Instructors OLME Progr
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Portland, ME 04103
Part-time Faculty – Nursing Instructors OLME Program – Spring 2021
School of Nursing – PCON
Statement of Job:
The School of Nursing (SON) at the University of Southern Maine invites applications for anticipated Part-Time Faculty openings in our Master’s in Nursing Education Online Program. We are seeking doctoral prepared faculty to design specialty courses beginning in December 2020 through Spring 2021. We are also seeking doctoral prepared faculty to teach core courses. Teaching of these courses will commence in the Spring 2021 semester.
We live our USM Service Promise Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for a faculty member who understands that promise and supports our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity, and Responsiveness.
Faculty responsibilities include a 2-3 month commitment to a course design process, working with an instructional designer. The courses are accelerated, delivered over 7 weeks in an online asynchronous format. Faculty are expected to have a strong presence in the course, facilitating student to student, and student to faculty, interaction and learning.
These teaching opportunities could involve any of the following specialty didactic courses, depending on SON needs, and we will work with those hired to find the best teaching match(es) to their skill, experience, interest, and availability. Course descriptions are available here: .
NUR 635: Evaluation & Measurement in Nursing Education
NUR 636: Foundations of Nursing Education
NUR 637: Methods of Education in Nursing
NUR 638: Nursing Education Practicum & Seminar
We are the University of Everyone – committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty, and staff. We welcome applicants who are multilingual. women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Part-time faculty members are paid on a credit hour basis based on prior college teaching experience. Course design will be paid as an add comp to the part time teaching position. In addition, USM employees, have access to the library, Cigna Employee Assistance Plan, and fitness center (s) with their USM Card. USM also offers Part-time faculty the opportunity for development frequently through our Center for Collaboration and Development (CCD), the chance to get an online teaching certification and training through CTEL, in addition to other developmental opportunities open to all staff throughout the year.
Required: A completed doctoral degree in nursing, or a related field, and a graduate degree in nursing. Registered nurse in Maine or eligible for RN licensure in Maine. Candidates with significant progress toward their doctoral degree will be considered. College-level teaching experience.
Preferred: National League for Nursing, Certification for Nurse Educators (CNE); teaching experience in Nursing Education specialty programs; online teaching experience. Ability to teach in specialty area as well as core courses such as health policy, nursing research, and nursing theory.
Materials must be submitted via “Apply for position.” You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.
All required materials must be submitted by November 6, 2020. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.
Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.
Cover Letter, CV/Resume
The University of Southern Maine 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 person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).