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Assistant Professor or Instructor, School of Nursing

Husson University
Bangor, ME, ME

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details


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.



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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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