Part-Time Faculty, Nursing Lab/Clinic (Updated 5/3/23)

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UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background

The University of Maine at Augusta’s Nursing Program is inviting applications for Part-Time Faculty to teach clinicals in our nursing program. UMA has a holistic BSN program that has Academic Holistic Nurses Certification Corporation (AHNCC) endorsement and started admitting students to the prelicensure 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.

Responsibilities include teaching clinical courses in the BSN prelicensure and RN to BSN program options in both traditional and non-traditional clinical formats. Review of applications is ongoing. Please note that general part-time faculty postings are to establish applicant pools. We anticipate a need for instructors for the Fall and Spring semesters of 2023-2024; however, positions may or may not be immediately available.

Our teaching facilities include a state-of-the-art simulation center on the Augusta campus and access to high-fidelity simulation at all distance sites. 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

Salary: The salary for part-time faculty is per credit hour and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About the University

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current unencumbered licensure as an RN in the State of Maine, or eligibility for Maine licensure
  • Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • A minimum of two years of clinical experience
  • Clinical practice within the past five years in the area of expertise
  • The ability to engage students in critical thinking in laboratory and clinical settings

Note: If an applicant does not hold a BSN, appointment is dependent upon the Board of Nursing waiver approval.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Nursing
  • Three or more years of teaching at the college level
  • National certification as an Advanced Holistic Nurse (AHNCC)
  • Teaching experience within a concept-based curriculum with an emphasis on caring science
  • Experience in teaching in simulation

Materials must be submitted via “Apply for Position” below. You will need to create an applicant profile and upload:

  • a cover letter that fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications
  • a resume/curriculum vitae
  • 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. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa Sponsorship support.

Review of applications is ongoing. Materials received after July 1, 2023, will be considered at the discretion of the university.

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.

In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine at Augusta does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information, or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5748 Boudreau Hall, Room 101, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207-581-1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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