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Employment Opportunity

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Instructor

Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number: 13-4064
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Start/End: Fall: August 26 up to December 27, 2013
Spring: December 31, 2013 up to May 16, 2014
may be extended
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: Faculty are responsible for preparing and delivering classes, designing and grading student assignments and tests, and facilitating student integration of theory and practice. Faculty will also participate in program and faculty meetings, liaise with support staff, other staff and faculty. Vancouver Island University places an emphasis on teaching excellence and also encourages scholarly activity and community involvement.

Fall 2013:
NURS 201 (learning center) Friday afternoons.
Nurs 200 (theory course) Monday afternoons and/or Friday morning

Spring 2014:
Nurs 214
Practice courses in Maternity or on a Medical unit

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: Completed relevant Master's Degree, with an undergraduate degree in Nursing 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).
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: June 20, 2013 - July 03, 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.