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Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, DNP

University of New England
Portland, Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

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Position Type

Faculty Track

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, DNP

Employment Status
Half Time


Portland, ME


This is a half-time faculty/administrative position, with the School of Nurse Anesthesia. This individual is responsible for the student clinical rotations, clinical site communication, and clinical site maintenance. Under the supervision of the Director of the School of Nurse Anesthesia, the clinical coordinator provides assistance to the Director in all phases of the administration of the School as needed.

  • Participate in the recruitment, selection and evaluation of candidates during the admission process as well as assists in establishing and maintaining admission and selection criteria.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of curriculum that enables students to obtain proper certification and ensures courses adhere to established guidelines and standards.
  • Assist in the didactic phase of the Program. Specifically, providing instruction in the classroom, simulation and skills lab, and via distance education platforms, as well as act as a student advisor as needed.
  • Counsel students in collaboration with the Program Director and assist in the development of clinical remediation plans during the didactic and clinical phases of the program, if necessary.
  • Manage clinical training sites for student registered nurse anesthetists (SRNAs) and performs duties and tasks in accordance with established COA standards and school policies, such as: site recruitment, assignment and scheduling of students to designated clinical sites, yearly on- site visits, ongoing student evaluation and counseling as needed, communicating with Clinical Coordinators and clinical preceptors at each affiliate site.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports for Program accreditation. Collaborates with the Program Director in managing a program of study the meets the standards of the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs ( COA ).
  • Serve on school, college and university-wide committees as assigned.
  • Maintain a program of personal professional growth by engaging in scholarly activity, university and community service and other pursuits commensurate with faculty rank and status.
  • Attend continuing education and national association meetings for personal and professional development.
  • Network internally and externally with other institutions, schools, faculties and professional organizations for personal and program enrichment, specifically pedagogical innovations and ideas related to the theory and practice of nurse anesthesia.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • A doctoral degree, PhD, DNP, DNAP, or EdD. is required.
  • Maintain current RN licensure and certification and/or recertification as a CRNA in the state of Maine as well as being a dues-paying member of the AANA .
  • A minimum of two (2) to three (3) years clinical experience as a practicing CRNA . Previous teaching and/or management experience is desired.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, as the incumbent must handle a range of responsibilities that include school administration, faculty and student interaction, teaching, internal and external networking, as well as patient involvement as a practicing CRNA .
  • Must be able to operate independently using initiative and judgment to manage multiple priorities while guiding and teaching students, collaborating with faculty and interacting with university and hospital administrations.
  • Must possess a high degree of analytical and problem-solving skills to perform on-going review, evaluation, and enhancement of program curriculum as well as be bale to assess and evaluate student performance in accordance with program standards and protocols.
  • Must be highly accountable for the supervision, education, and training of graduates and dedicated to the goal of producing high quality nurse anesthesia practitioners.
  • Must possess a high degree of honesty and integrity, ensuring confidential faculty and student information is safeguarded.
  • Must not engage in any activities that discriminate against persons on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sex, age, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by statute.
EEO Statement Summary

Consistent with federal and state law and University policy, the University of New England is committed to the fundamental concept of equal opportunity for all of the members of the University community. The University prohibits, and will not tolerate, discrimination in employment, the provision of academic services or in any other area of University life based on race, color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, ethnicity, genetic information, HIV status, or status as a veteran. Prohibited bias factors should not motivate decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, volunteers or participants in and/or users of institutional programs, services, and activities.

COVID Vaccination Statement (PLEASE NOTE)

Employees in clinical settings must meet the State of Maine’s immunization requirements for clinical activity.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Resume
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UNE is a private, non-profit, comprehensive R2 university, with campuses in Portland and Biddeford, Maine and Tangier, Morocco. The College of Arts and Sciences is located on UNE’s waterfront Biddeford campus, with nearby city-based amenities in Portland (a 30-minute drive) and Boston (a 2-hour drive). UNE’s location in southern Maine also affords easy access to forests, mountains, freshwater lakes, rocky coastlines, and sandy beaches. CAS, one of UNE’s six colleges, has a primary focus on undergraduate education.

UNE offers students a highly integrated learning experience that promotes excellence through interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in education, research, and service. UNE’s excellence could not happen without a dedicated and talented faculty and professional staff. Our core values include but are not limited to Student Centeredness; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and Relentless Inquiry. Visit to learn about our mission, vision, and core values.

UNE is a great place to work. We boast both a tight-knit community and access to a wide array of degree programs, research opportunities and cultural events. We have three distinct campuses that combine to offer students a range of learning experiences. Our two Maine campuses house our nationally recognized undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, while our campus in Tangier, Morocco is home to an innovative semester abroad program. UNE is perennially included on “best colleges lists” by U.S. News & World ReportThe Princeton ReviewForbes, and others. Portland is one of the nation’s most livable small cities with an incredible natural environment, friendly people, a wealth of arts and cultural institutions, and major medical facilities. Outside magazine named it as one of the “Greatest Places to Live in America”, and Bon Appetit selected Portland as the 2018 “Restaurant City of the Year”.

UNE also offers a generous comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their dependents. The package includes health and dental plans; a retirement plan that includes up to an 8% match; extensive paid leave including holidays, vacation, sick and personal time; and educational benefits for both employees and dependent children. Please visit the Human Resources Benefits site – – for additional information regarding UNE’s fantastic benefits package.

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