University of Northern British Columbia Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 19, 2020Full time
#FANU01-20 ACC Assistant Professor School of Nursing College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences (Prince George and Rural) Tenure-Track The University of Northern British Columbia invites applications for a Tenure-Track position in the School of Nursing at the rank of Assistant Professor, with proposed starting date of July 1, 2020. As an institution committee to the fostering of an inclusive and transformative learning environment, UNBC values high quality and growth in both teaching and scholarship. Applications with a combination of research, teaching and clinical nursing practice experience, who have demonstrated current clinical expertise in perinatal and Community Health are sought. The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include: development and delivery of courses that comprise of a full generalist nursing curriculum; research and scholarship (active and developing), establishing regional, national and international research linkages including establishing linages with the Northern Health Authority and some program coordination and leadership responsibilities may be required (includes policy and leadership development). The candidate will have the opportunity to teach in multiple modalities, including online and distance learning, within the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Applicants will be required to present evidence of research, teaching and practice excellence demonstrating their areas of expertise. Practice experience in rural/remote, northern, and/or indigenous community settings and experience teaching using mixed modalities are distinct assets. Strong organizational and teamwork skills, as well as high-level communication skills, are essential. Current British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals registration, or eligibility for registration, is required. Travel to other campuses and northern communities will be necessary, and a valid BC Driver’s license is required. The University of Northern British Columbia is ranked as one of Canada’s top small research intensive university with a core campus in Prince George and three regional campuses in northern BC. UNBC provides broad support for faculty to develop their research and teaching capabilities, a strong mandate for growth, a modern and comprehensive campus, and a distinct quality of life in central British Columbia. Nursing Education as UNBC includes a Rural Certificate in Nursing, a new Year 3-4 level, post 60 credit hour entry five consecutive semester BScN in Fort. Saint John, a collaborative BScN degree offered in conjunction with the College of New Caledonia (Prince George and Quesnel) and Coast Mountain College in Terrace, a MScN degree with thesis or project options, a MSc-FNP degree and a PhD Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Program. For more information on UNBC’s School of Nursing: https;//www.unbc.ca/nursing. Applicants for this position should be a PhD prepared Registered Nurse (or close to completion) and have a growing record of scholarly activity, as well as present evidence of a record and commitment towards teaching excellence. This position offers a unique and exciting opportunity for a creative and energetic nurse educator/scholar to contribute to a growing Nursing Program. The Assistant Professor will be an integral part of a dynamic team involved in an innovative and vibrant Nursing program at one of Canada’s leading undergraduate universities. About the Community Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small research-intensive universities, with a core campus in Prince George and three regional campuses in Northern BC (Quesnel, Fort Saint John, and Terrace). We have a passion for teaching, discovery, people, the environment, and the north. It is comprised of friendly communities, offering a wide range of outdoor activities including exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly fishing, hiking and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work. UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, sciences, and the environment. As one of B.C.’s leading research – intensive universities, we bring the excitement of new knowledge to our students, and the outcomes of our teaching and research to the work. In addition to fostering and celebrating academic excellence, UNBC is a welcoming place, with a learning environment that is friendly, inclusive and supportive. Small classes and a connected community exemplify UNBC and mean that our student body gets to know their professors by name. Outstanding academics, hands-on research, unlimited adventure and a tight-knit campus community result in strong student satisfaction at UNBC. For the past 10 years, UNBC has placed in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean’s university rankings the only University of its size to achieve that feat. UNBC also recently placed amount the top four per cent of higher education institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. For more information about living and working with the University of Northern British Columbia please refer to https;//www.unbc.ca/experience and http;//www.unbc.ca/provost/new-faculty.html. Make your mark with this leading post-secondary intuition.