Assistant Professor or Instructor, School of Nursing



Job description

Job Number 00223
Closing Continuous
Academic Year No
Location Bangor, ME
Department Nursing Advance ME Grant (2946)

Husson University is hiring two full-time (12-month) ranked faculty within the College of Health &Pharmacy in the School of Nursing. In the fall of 2023, the School of Nursing will be rolling out an accelerated year-round 3-year Bachelor of Science offering while continuing to offer the 4-year traditional BSN program. The faculty members are expected to teach assigned courses specific to his/her area of expertise in addition to those required by the curriculum. In addition, faculty members are expected to fulfill responsibilities in advising, scholarship, and service as delineated in the Husson University Faculty Handbook. Participation in evaluative processes and departmental affairs may require a campus presence from August through May.
Examples of Duties

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Teaching: All nursing faculty carry a primary responsibility for teaching each academic year.

Scholarship and Professional Activity: All nursing faculty are expected to maintain currency within their professional areas of expertise and to participate in scholarly activities as defined by the Faculty Handbook. Up to one day per workweek may be negotiated to support scholarship or clinical practice to maintain licensure/certifications.

Service: All nursing faculty members are expected to actively participate in Program and School meetings, retreats, committees, and activities (Open House, Convocation, and/or student recruitment projects) as well as serve on committees within the School, College ,and/or University.

Student Advising: All nursing faculty maintain student office hours and advise assigned nursing students following the policies and procedures documented in the Husson Faculty Advising Manual.

Typical Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.


Education: Earned doctorate in nursing or related field preferred (PhD, ScD, DNP, EdD); Masters degree in nursing is required. Candidates nearing completion of a doctoral degree will be considered.

Licensure: Active Maine RN license or eligibility Experience: Minimum of three years of documented college/university-level teaching preferred; Minimum of three years of direct clinical experience required. The faculty must have documented expertise in his or her area(s) of teaching responsibility.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.

2. The employee is required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.

3. The employee is required to meet the demands of teaching in large classrooms, in small groups, and use online learning management and course technology online.

4. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet although may be active and busy periodically for brief periods of time.

Agency Husson University
Address 1 College Circle Bangor, ME, 04401

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For more than 100 years, we have been committed to experiential learning that leads to real-world success.Husson is a university in a collegiate setting, located in the heart of northern New England. With approximately 2,500 students and an emphasis on preparing students with a broad education and marketable skills, Husson is an excellent choice for students who want the intimate feeling of a small college and the professional preparation of a university.