Assistant professor / lecturer
School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Science
The School of Health Studies invites applications from qualified individuals for one (1) full-time (100%), permanent faculty position in the Practical Nursing (PN) program. Classroom and laboratory teaching occurs on the Chilliwack campus of UFV. Hospitals, institutions and health care agencies in Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission provide the primary sites for student clinical experiences.
We seek applicants who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a student-centred environment and that have an interest in scholarly and research activities that contribute to an innovative and positive teaching and learning environment. Simulation learning, inter-disciplinary initiatives, and aboriginal health are ongoing priorities for curriculum integration and development. Participation on departmental and institutional committees, service contributions, and ongoing professional development is an expectation.
- Practicing licensure as a registered nurse with BCCNP.
- Baccalaureate degree in Nursing. Master’s degree in Nursing preferred.
- Strong, current clinical practice foundation in gerontology and acute medicine.
- Highly developed communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
- Previous successful experience with classroom and/or clinical teaching in a Practical Nursing or BSN program.
- Evidence of ongoing professional development, and completion of the Provincial Instructors Diploma or equivalent.
- Experience in curriculum development and community service are assets.
- Nursing scholarship.
The University of the Fraser Valley has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.
How to apply
Candidates should submit the following materials: letter of application and a current curriculum vitae. Please include in your curriculum vitae a statement highlighting your teaching philosophy, including examples of creative teaching methods. Reference letters to be submitted separately and directly to UFV HR. Direct your curriculum vitae including evidence of appropriate qualifications, referring to Posting #2020.114 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on May 21, 2020; however, the position will remain open until filled.
The University of the Fraser Valley is situated on the unceded traditional territory of the Stó:lō peoples. The Stó:lō have an intrinsic relationship with what they refer to as S'olh Temexw (Our Sacred Land); therefore, we express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in this territory.