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Sessional Nursing Instructors, University of Calgary in Qatar

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Job ID: 15545

Updated: June 5, 2018

Location: Qatar

Position Description

The University of Calgary opened its first overseas branch campus with generous financial support from the State of Qatar and began delivering undergraduate nursing programs in 2007. Since then, the University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) has been educating the future nursing leaders in Qatar by offering Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing programs accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN).

To bridge a faculty need, the University of Calgary in Qatar is currently seeking Masters' Prepared Sessional Instructors for Fall term 2018.  This is an excellent opportunity for established nursing professionals and academics who would like to gain experience teaching in a different cultural environment, and can only commit few months of teaching.  Successful candidates will be expected to teach clinical and lab courses.

The successful applicants must be able to relocate to Doha, Qatar in time for either Fall term (August 2018).  This is a sessional contract for August to December 2018.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Provide clinical teaching  in a variety of practice settings, and lab/ seminar guidance to undergraduate nursing students;
  • Develop and grade assignments, tests and examinations;
  • Consult with the  Clinical Placement Coordinator, Undergraduate Coordinator and/or Associate Dean regarding student and/or course related issues;
  • Take  responsibility for personal orientation to clinical agency/practice settings;
  • Support the creation of a scholarly environment through professional development, professional practice, and/or participation in research

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Must be a holder of a Canadian passport;
  • A baccalaureate nursing degree together with a graduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • At least 3 years of preceptorship or clinical teaching experience at the undergraduate level, along with evidence of personal scholarship
  • Nursing registration with a Canadian registration authority

Application Deadline:  

Please immediately submit your application online, along with a cover letter.  Qualified applicants will be contacted immediately.  Please submit cover letter and resume (one document) online through our career page not later than June 4, 2018.  Please note that qualified applicants will be contacted immediately for shortlisting.

Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of their passports (valid 6 months prior to travel), police clearance, and academic/professional credentials.

Please visit our website to know more about the University of Calgary in Qatar

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