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Employment Opportunity

Clinical/Practice Instructor(s)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Faculty of Health & Human Services
 
Competition Number: 13-4014
 
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
 
Subject to funding and enrolment
May be filled by multiple applicants
 
Start/End: April 22, 2013 up to August 30, 2013 -
may be extended
 
Workload: Full-time and part-time appointments available
 
Employment Group: VIUFA
 
Position: 00276
Location: Nanaimo Campus
 
  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program follows the "Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing" (CAEN) curriculum, a multi-partner university and college initiative. The curriculum is concept-based and promotes the integration of concepts across several health contexts including health promotion, acute and chronic health challenges, community nursing, and mental health areas.
 
Duties: Prepare and facilitate student integration of theory and practice; assess and evaluate student progress in practice courses. Vancouver Island University places an emphasis on teaching excellence and also encourages scholarly activity and community involvement.

Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.

This position may require travel to a variety of practice settings on Vancouver Island.
 
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.
 
Required Qualifications: Master's Degree in a related field from an appropriately accredited institution. Demonstrated proficiency in post-secondary teaching with the ability to meet the needs of a diverse student population. Current three to five years practice experience with adult and older adult populations in different contexts of care. Demonstrated ability to work with a dynamic and creative program team. Proficiency with the application and integration of information technology to teaching. Current practicing membership in good standing with the CRNBC.
 
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

Preferred Qualifications: Relevant PhD (completed, or in progress).
 
Specify if applying for full-time or part-time employment.
 
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Qualifications
Philosophy


Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
 
Posting Period: February 28, 2013 - March 20, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.