Nursing - Clinical/Practice Instructor(s)

Vancouver Island University

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2013-03-01

Situated on Mid-Vancouver Island, with spectacular views of BC's coastal mountains, Vancouver Island University is a dynamic university supporting a student population of more than 17,000 learners and employing over 2,300 faculty and staff. VIU proudly fosters student success, strong community connections and international collaborations by providing access to a wide range of programs-from academic undergraduate and master's to applied, career/technical, vocational and developmental-designed for regional, national and international students. VIU is particularly proud of its role in Aboriginal education and is dedicated to advancing student success in this area. As we enter an exciting new phase of our history, VIU seeks applications for the position:

Clinical/Practice Instructor(s), Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Faculty of Health & Human Services


DETAILS:
This temporary, full-time position is subject to funding and enrolment. The appointment(s) will be made effective April 22, 2013 and may be filled by multiple applicants. Full- and part-time appointments are available.

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 License 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.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:
The posting for this employment opportunity (competition #13-4014) will remain open until March 20, 2013.

Please Submit:
CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Qualifications
Philosophy
Name and contact information for 3 people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.

Vancouver Island University supports an online application system. Visit http://www.viu.ca/HumanResources/postings to access this employment opportunity and VIU's online application system. Requests for information or assistance can be directed to recruit@viu.ca.


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