The Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary invites applications for a Sessional Nursing Instructor to teach undergraduate level clinical courses within the community of Cold Lake, Alberta, for Winter 2024:
WINTER SEMESTER (January 8 – April 9, 2024)
TERM 6 – NURS 499 (Integrating Nursing Roles and Practices I): Chronic Care (med/surge placements)
We are seeking applicants with rural nursing practice in acute care, chronic care, and community environments, particularly those with previous nursing education practice experience. Practice education takes place both on and off campus. Scheduling varies and may include a combination of days and evening shifts, Monday through Friday. The successful applicants are required to be available during that entire period(s).
Sessional Instructors are provided with exceptional orientation, mentorship, and ongoing professional development. The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see the Faculty Association’s website at http://www.ucalgary.ca/hr/tucfa-ca for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.
Applicants who are interested in teaching the lab or clinical alone are invited to apply. Please indicate in the cover letter if you are available for the lab, clinical, or both. The instructor will also be responsible to invigilate exams for on-campus students outside of the times below.
Term 6 on-campus labs (Portage College Cold Lake Campus): Monday 13:30-1630
Term 6 off-campus clinical: Thursday and Friday days or evening shifts.
(Please note: mileage for instructor travel may be covered)
Candidates must be eligible for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta. Candidates with BN/BScN preparation will be considered.
Consideration of applications will begin immediately. Qualified applicants should specify the name of course(s)/term(s) for which they would like to be considered and submit a letter of interest along with a current CV and names and contact information for three references by applying online via the ‘Apply Now’ link. Please submit your application in a single PDF document (which may require you to merge documents).
Dr. Zahra Shajani, Interim Associate Dean, Faculty of Nursing
University of Calgary, PF2240
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
We thank you for your application. Only successful applicants will be contacted. Posting will close once all positions are filled.
The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.
As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
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