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Master's Prepared Nursing Instructor, University of Calgary in Qatar

Job ID: 16129

Updated: August 7, 2018

Location: Qatar

Position Overview

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 sustain its growth in promoting and increasing the profile of professional nursing practice in Qatar, the University of Calgary in Qatar is currently seeking Masters' Prepared Nursing Instructors.  This is an excellent opportunity for established nursing professionals and academics who are passionate about teaching and research in an international environment.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree education, recent clinical practice, and at least three years teaching at the undergraduate nursing level.  Registration with a Canadian Nursing Authority is required.

  • Successful applicants must relocate to Doha, Qatar for the Winter Term (January 2019). This is a two-year contract renewable upon mutual agreement.

Position Description

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

  • Provide classroom instruction,  lab/ seminar guidance, and clinical teaching  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;
  • Assume  responsibility for personal orientation to clinical agency/practice settings;
  • Participate  in standing Faculty of Nursing committees and other committees as needed;
  • Participate in nursing and/or nursing education related community service; and,
  • 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 or permanent resident of Canada;
  • A baccalaureate nursing degree together with a graduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • Classroom and/or clinical teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Evidence of personal scholarship is considered an asset.
  • Nursing registration with a Canadian registration authority
  • Appointment to Instructor or Senior Instructor rank is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Compensation Package

All successful candidates can look forward to an attractive expatriate compensation package.

Application Deadline:  

Please submit your application online including  a cover letter which indicates your availability for the Winter 2019 Term.   All employment applications must be submitted online through our career page not later than August 31, 2018.  Please note:

  • Applications submitted through the general inquiries e-mail address will not be considered; and,
  • Due to the volume of applications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We thank you in advance for considering employment with UCQ.

Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of their passports (valid 6 months prior to travel), police clearance, academic/professional credentials, and marriage and birth certificates (for those travelling with a family).  Appointment is contingent on the successful completion of the State of Qatar visa process.

Please visit our website to learn more about the University of Calgary in Qatarhttp://www.qatar.ucalgary.ca

Additional Information

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 professional success while they are here.

 

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