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Employment Opportunity

Instructor, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Limited Term Contract [RE-POST]
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number: 18-4009
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
Start/End: August 01, 2018 up to July 31, 2019
  Leave Replacement: Appointment may be extended or end early, dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: 1.0 FTE
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00825
Location: Nanaimo Campus
  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program follows a concept-based curriculum, and promotes the integration of concepts across several health contexts including health promotion, gerontology, acute and chronic health challenges, community nursing, and mental health areas.
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 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. This position may require travel to a variety of practice settings on Vancouver Island. Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.
  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 PhD from an appropriately accredited institution, or Master's Degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three years' teaching experience may be considered. 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. Minimum three years current practice experience in nursing within different contexts of care. Expertise and practice experience must be in mental health, gerontology, or acute-medical/surgical 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.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching in simulation labs and with digital teaching technology. Recent research experience and interests. Experience with, and knowledge of, Aboriginal ways of knowing and being.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Original transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Three references: name and contact information
CRNBC registration or equivalent provincial body

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: May 08, 2018 - May 23, 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.