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The School of Nursing, housed within the College of Science, Technology and Health, offers traditional and accelerated baccalaureate programs on two campuses, a collaborative on-line RN-BS program, and traditional and second degree master’s and on-line doctoral (DNP) programs. We have 375-425 enrolled undergraduate and over 100 full and part-time graduate students, and an experienced and devoted faculty and staff. Our teaching facilities include a state-of- the-art simulation center on the Portland campus and newly renovated health assessment and fundamentals labs on the Lewiston campus. The faculty at the University of Southern Maine are committed to serving the needs of a diverse community with a long tradition of incorporating community-based learning and civic engagement. To learn more about the School of Nursing visit our webpage at

The successful candidate must be able to teach across the undergraduate and graduate curriculums within their area of expertise. Teaching schedules are flexible with classes taught during a variety of times and days and utilizing various delivery methods including face-to-face and online formats. Nursing classes are taught predominately on the Portland and Lewiston campuses.

The University of Southern Maine (USM) is dedicated to providing students with a high-quality, accessible, affordable education. USM’s strategic focus is in alignment with the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and we are seeking to become a Carnegie Engaged University by the year 2020. USM offers Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral programs, providing students with rich learning and community engagement opportunities in the arts, humanities, politics, health sciences, business, mass communications, science, engineering, and technology. Further information on USM can be found at

USM’s three environmentally friendly campuses are unique, yet all share the extensive resources of the university — and all are energized through strong community partnerships. Offering easy access to Boston, plus the ocean, mountains and forests of coastal, inland and northern Maine, USM is at the heart of Maine’s most exciting metropolitan region:
Our Portland campus is located in “one of America’s most livable cities,” according to Forbes magazine, which also ranks Portland among the top 10 for job prospects. A creative and diverse community on Maine’s scenic coast, Portland is nationally known as a culinary hot spot!

USM’s beautiful residential Gorham campus supports and celebrates excellence in academics, athletics, music and the arts and is home to ten Living Learning Communities and six Residential Communities.

Our Lewiston campus is home to USM’s innovative and richly diverse Lewiston-Auburn College. This Central Maine campus integrates classroom, community and workplace, and provides a small college experience with the resources of a large university.

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 with appointment at the rank of lecturer until degree conferral.
Specialty focus in pediatrics, psychiatric/mental health, women’s health, or adult health/gerontology experience in nursing simulation, and University-level teaching experience.
Certification as an advanced practice nurse with a specialization as a Adult/Gerontology Acute Care, Adult/Gerontology Primary Care, Psychiatric Mental Health, or Family Nurse Practitioner. Work experience as a nurse practitioner in the area of expertise.
Anticipated salary range – $65-70,000

To apply visit: You will need to create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a list of contact information for three references.

To ensure consideration, materials must be received by April 30, 2018.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The USM community is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

USM is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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