Nursing - Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Northern British Columbia

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2013-06-05

University of Northern British Columbia
School of Nursing
College of Arts, Social & Health Sciences

Assistant/Associate Professor

(Full-time One Year Term Position to commence Fall 2013 - Quesnel Campus)

The School of Nursing offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in Nursing. At the undergraduate level, the School offers the Northern Collaborative Baccalaureate Program (NCBNP) in collaboration with the College of New Caledonia (Prince George and Quesnel) and the Northwest Community College in Terrace. Students graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree (BScN) from UNBC. The Rural Nursing Certificate Program (RNCP) offered by the School of Nursing is a provincial, practice-based program that prepares registered nurses to practice in rural and remote areas of the province. Finally, at the undergraduate level the School of Nursing offers a pathway for registered nurses to pursue their Bachelor of Science degree in our Post-Diploma BScN Program.

The School of Nursing also offers a Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) degree with two streams, the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) - a clinical Masters degree leading to registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia as an FNP and a Masters degree in Nursing (MScN), by course work and research thesis. Both streams are offered primarily through on-line modalities.

Quesnel is a charming city with an area population of over 25,000 people, located at the confluence of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers in the heartland of beautiful British Columbia. Within minutes you can travel from our downtown core to some of the best fishing, hiking and wilderness adventures in the world. Our renowned Riverfront Trail system affords its users a superb walking and cycling experience while being able to take in the breathtaking scenic vistas of the Fraser and Quesnel Rivers. We also have a flourishing appreciation for arts and culture, while maintaining strong roots to our heritage. Quesnel is a friendly, family oriented community offering a wide range of affordable housing. For more information consult http://www.hellobc.com/en-CA/RegionsCities/Quesnel.htm

The University of Northern British Columbia, in conjunction with the School of Nursing, invites applications for the above position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor at the Quesnel regional campus. Primary responsibilities will include: regional undergraduate program coordination for NCBNP students and faculty based out of the Quesnel Campus; development and delivery of integrated clinical and theory courses; contributing to the ongoing innovative educational delivery development and emerging research interests in rural health at UNBC, building strong community and health service links with Northern Health for the benefit of the nursing education, research, and scholarship. Close collaboration with rural communities, health services and their personnel is a strong feature of the NCBNP and UNBC in particular.

Minimum education requirement for the position is a Master's in Nursing, a PhD or substantial progress in a doctoral program is preferred. Relevant teaching and clinical experience particularly in the area of acute care, mental health, maternity or pediatric nursing is sought. Applicants will be required to present evidence of experience and excellence in teaching and scholarly work. Strong organizational, initiative taking, small teamwork skills and high level communications skills are essential. RN registration or eligibility to register with the CRNBC is required.

Applicants should forward a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FANU04-13-CASN to: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9. Fax: (250) 960-5791. Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Martha MacLeod, Chair of the School of Nursing, at Telephone (250) 960-6507
Email: Martha.macleod@unbc.ca. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities

Applications received on or before June 30, 2013 will receive full consideration;
however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



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