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Employment Opportunity

Professor

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Faculty of Health & Human Services
 
Competition Number: 17-4117
 
Appointment Type: Regular Full-time
 
 
Start: August 01, 2018
 
Workload: Multiple applicants may be hired
 
Employment Group: VIUFA
 
Position: 00207
Location: Nanaimo Campus
 
Duties: Teach theory and practice courses, as well as skills labs (including simulation), in all years of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Prepare and deliver classes, design and grade student assignments and tests, and facilitate student integration of theory and practice. Faculty should be able to oversee instructor-led and preceptor-led practicums across all years of the program. Faculty will also be active participants in program and faculty meetings, and liaise with staff and faculty. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a team-oriented program and Faculty in an institution that is primarily focused on students and teaching. They will have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, inter-professional education, an interest in interdisciplinary scholarship, and the inclusion of students in scholarly inquiry activities/research.

Vancouver Island University places an emphasis on teaching excellence and also encourages scholarly activity and community involvement. This position requires travel to a variety of practice settings on Vancouver Island.

Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learners.
 
  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: Relevant PhD (completed or in progress), or a Master's Degree and three years' teaching experience. 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 in nursing within different contexts of care. Expertise and practice experience must be in gerontology, acute-medical/surgical care, or mental health. 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.

Preferred Qualifications: Expertise and recent experience in mental health and/or acute medical-surgical care. Knowledge about and experience with First Nations health care systems and populations.
 
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
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: November 30, 2017 - January 17, 2018
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.