Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Nursing - Quesnel Campus
University of Northern British Columbia
Posting #FANU03-21 BW
School of Nursing
Faculty of Human and Health Sciences
The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) invites applications for a part-time (0.6 FTE), six-month term position in the School of Nursing at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, with proposed starting date of January 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be teaching in year 3 and 4 of the NCBNP program. This position is located at the Quesnel Campus, located south of Prince George, British Columbia. The successful candidate will be expected to be available for in-person teaching, meetings, and other work at the Quesnel campus.
The successful candidate will be required to design/revise/update courses, including consulting with the Chair, Program Coordinator, faculty, advisory committees, and potential employers and students. The candidate will have the opportunity to teach in multiple modalities, including online, face to face and in clinical settings. Other responsibilities include carrying out regularly scheduled instruction, ensuring students awareness of course objectives, completing course evaluations, as well as tutoring and academic counseling of students. As an institution committed to the fostering of an inclusive and transformative learning environment, UNBC values high quality and growth in both teaching and scholarship.
Applicants for this position should hold and maintain a Registered Nurse designation with BCCNM, a BScN, master’s degree preferred, along with a minimum of five years clinical nursing experience and interest and experience in clinical teaching. Evidence of continuing professional development is required, and evidence of scholarship is an advantage. The successful applicant must demonstrate a high level of communication and interpersonal and teamwork skills, and be able to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and health service agencies. Candidates will present a record of teaching excellence. Some travel by road and air to regional campuses and northern communities is required. Registration with the BCCNM and a valid BC driver’s license are required.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Employment Equity
The University of Northern British Columbia is fully committed to creating and maintaining an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment that is accessible to all. We are devoted to ensuring a welcoming, safe, and inclusive campus free from harassment, bullying, and discrimination. This commitment is woven into our motto and mission. In the Dakelh language, UNBC’s motto ‘En Cha Huná translates to “he/she/they also live” and means respect for all living things. Through the respect for all living things, we are able to grow and learn better together, each bringing our own unique individual differences and contributions to inspire leaders for tomorrow by influencing the world today.
Employment equity requires that we remove barriers and overcome both direct and indirect discrimination. In this way, the pool of excellent candidates increases substantially. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, place of origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other prohibited grounds of discrimination as outlined in the BC Human Rights Code.
About the University and its Community
Since its founding in 1990, the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) has emerged as one of Canada’s best small research-intensive universities, with a passion for teaching, discovery, people, and the North. UNBC’s excellence is derived from community-inspired research, hands-on learning, and alumni who are leading change around the world.
Since time immemorial, Indigenous peoples have walked gently on the diverse traditional territories where the University of Northern British Columbia community is grateful to live, work, learn, and play. We are committed to building and nurturing relationships with Indigenous peoples, we acknowledge their traditional lands, and we thank them for their hospitality. UNBC’s largest campus in Prince George is located on the traditional unceded territory of the Lheidli T’enneh, in the spectacular landscape near the geographic centre of beautiful British Columbia.
UNBC’s three regional campuses are located in Quesnel, Fort St. John, and Terrace. The South-Central campus in Quesnel is situated on the traditional territory of the Lhtako Dené (Red Bluff Band), Nazko, Lhoosk’uz Dené Nation (Kluskus Band), and Esdilagh First Nations (formerly Alexandria Band). Lhtako, Nazko, and Lhoosk’uz are Dakelh First Nations, and Esdilagh is a member of the Tsilhqot’in Nation. The Peace River-Liard campus in Fort St. John is situated on the traditional territory of the Doig River, Blueberry River and Halfway River First Nations. They are the Dunne-Za people. The Northwest campus in Terrace is situated on traditional Ts’msyen (Tsimshian) territory of the Kitsumkalum and Kitselas First Nations. It includes a satellite campus in the coastal community of Prince Rupert.
UNBC consistently ranks in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean’s university rankings. UNBC also recently placed among the top five per cent of higher education institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
With a diverse student population, the University is friendly, inclusive, and supportive. Prince George is a city of ~74,000 people with impressive cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. For more information about living and working in Prince George, please refer to http://www.unbc.ca/experience and https://moveupprincegeorge.ca. Make your mark with this leading post-secondary institution.
The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from the four designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities) as well as the LGBTQ2+ communities and individuals with intersectional identities.
Persons with disabilities, who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact UNBC Health & Wellbeing at email@example.com. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.
Applicants should forward the following documents to FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca or mail to Office of the Provost quoting the posting number (#FANU03-21 BW):
o cover letter indicating potential contributions to the Program;
o curriculum vitae;
o a brief statement of teaching approaches and research program;
o the names and addresses of three references (including telephone and email information); and
o the Statement of Eligibility to Work in Canada form which can be found here: https://www2.unbc.ca/sites/default/files/sections/human-resources/form-statementofeligiblitytoworkincanada-fillablepdf.pdf.
Mail Submissions: Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia
3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9
Email Submissions: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca
Inquiries: Dr. Caroline Sanders, Acting Chair – School of Nursing
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Applications received on or before December 10, 2021, will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.