Lecturer of Nursing, Fixed-Length

Website University of Maine at Augusta

UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background

The University of Maine at Augusta is seeking applicants for a full-time, two-year, fixed-length Lecturer of Nursing and Laboratory/Learning Resources Assistant. This is an academic year (September through May) appointment with an anticipated start date of August 21, 2023, for orientation with the semester beginning on August 28, 2023. Travel is required to support distance site labs.

The Lecturer of Nursing is responsible for teaching nursing students in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical setting, as assigned. Teaching assignments are made based on education and experiential qualifications. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, curriculum development and participating in the program and university-wide committees and meetings. As the Laboratory/Learning Resources Assistant, this position is responsible for the instruction of students in the open laboratory setting. This includes supporting labs as a nursing content expert, assisting in managing setup as well as inventory for lab and simulation experiences, assisting with the maintenance and organization of supplies and equipment in the Nursing Resource Laboratory, and collaborating with the Lab/Simulation Manager in scheduling open lab practice sessions for all nursing students.

UMA’s Nursing Program is taught through a concept-based curriculum that emphasizes caring science. We seek candidates who demonstrate expertise in evidence-based best practices in teaching nursing, a passion for nursing and teaching, a commitment to support diversity and student access, and a desire to join and collaborate with program faculty to implement these practices. The faculty at the University of Maine at Augusta has a strong tradition of serving the needs of local distance students.

All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; involved in scholarly activities as appropriate to the appointment, and provide service to the College.

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 UMA have a strong tradition of serving the needs of local and distance students. To learn more about the Nursing Program, please visit our webpage at Nursing – University of Maine at Augusta (uma.edu).

Salary:  A typical salary for this academic year appointment is in the low-to-mid 50s and is commensurate with qualification as experience.

Benefits: The University provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: holidays, vacation, and sick time; health, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; short and long-term disability insurance; a tuition waiver program for employees and their eligible dependents; a 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% university contribution, and more. View our Benefits Information Summary to learn more.  Link to the appropriate Benefits Information Summary page.

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 onsite 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 experience 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 families.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Current unencumbered Maine or compact state RN license, or eligibility for Maine licensure
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • At least two years of clinical experience
  • Ability to travel to different UMA locations

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Experience teaching in a Nursing Education Program
  • Experience in Nursing Practice in a variety of practice settings
  • Experience in Obstetrics and/or Pediatrics

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
  • a statement of contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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 will begin on May 8, 2023. Materials received after May 7, 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).

To apply for this job please visit uma.hiretouch.com.