Part-time Faculty - POP 101: Yoga Through the Liberal Arts
Dean -Arts Humanities Socl Sci - PADEN
Statement of Job:
The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the
University of Southern Maine seeks a certified yoga instructor for
a part-time position co-teaching a class that helps students
explore liberal arts majors through the study of and practice of
yoga. Topics will include yoga philosophy, history, and the
sociology of yoga in America.
Teaching responsibilities for this position include working with a
faculty co-lead to select readings and facilitate class discussion,
and leading students through a yoga practice for each class
meeting. The class will run from 11/03/2022 to 12/08/2022 and
will meet Thursday afternoons from 3:30-5:00PM.
will also read and assess journal entries and a short final
The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHS) is the
public liberal arts college of Maine’s cultural and professional
center. We offer our diverse community of learners a high-quality,
affordable education with opportunities for engaged research,
scholarship, and creative activity under the mentorship of a
distinguished faculty. Our strong liberal and fine arts programs
provide the heart and soul of the undergraduate experience at the
University of Southern Maine .
To learn more about USM’s
College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences click here
Part-time faculty members are paid on a credit hour basis based on
prior college teaching experience. In addition, USM employees can
use their USM Card to access the library, Cigna Employee Assistance
Plan, and fitness center(s). USM also offers part-time faculty the
opportunity for development frequently through our Center for
Collaboration and Development (CCD) and the chance to get an online
teaching certification and training through CTEL, in addition to
other developmental opportunities open to all staff throughout the
The University of Southern Maine is committed to building a
culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty, and staff. We welcome
applicants who are multilingual. Women, minorities, individuals
with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
We live our USM Service Promise: Student Focused Every
. We are looking for a team member who understands that
promise and supports our core values: Respect & Care,
Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.
The University of Southern Maine (USM) is located in the
intellectual, cultural, and economic heart of Maine. Over 60
languages are spoken within an hour’s drive of our three campuses
in Portland, Gorham, and Lewiston. 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
faculty are dedicated researchers and experts in their fields,
including multiple recipients of national grants, awards, and
fellowships and state, national, and global partnerships are steps
from our campuses.
Want to know more about employment, benefits, and local resources?
webpage has additional information to help you become more familiar
with developing a new career at USM as well as exploring everything
the greater Southern Maine area has to offer.
Employees in the University of Maine System are required to
comply with UMS COVID protocols which currently include, but are
not limited to, being vaccinated, obtaining a qualified vaccination
exemption, and/or participating in regular COVID testing.
- Certified yoga instructor
- Experience teaching topics such as yoga history, philosophy,
- Familiar with trauma-informed and inclusive pedagogies.
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To apply materials must be submitted via "Apply for position" at
the bottom of this page. You will create an applicant profile and
complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter and
resume/curriculum vitae, including a list of the names and contact
information for three references.
We will examine candidate packages on an ongoing basis as they are
All required materials must be submitted by July 1, 2022
We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship
Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the
The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does
not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national
origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or
veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs
and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination
policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711
(Maine Relay System).
Cover Letter, CV/Resume