University of Lethbridge
The University of Lethbridge, a comprehensive university with approximately 8700 students from 37 countries, aims to foster the spirit of free inquiry and the critical interpretation of ideas. The University is a vital part of Lethbridge, a community of over 100,000 people located near the Oldman River and close to the Rocky Mountains. An excellent place to raise a family and enjoy the many recreational and cultural amenities of the area, you will discover a wonderful quality of life that is second to none.
If you are open to innovation and committed to the creation of an environment that excites and ignites learning, we welcome your application. The Faculty of Health Sciences is an open, fair, honest, caring and collaborative community that strives to provide a rich education grounded in real world practice, drawing from the knowledge and expertise of multiple health disciplines.
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a full-time probationary continuing position as an Instructor. The position will commence as soon as possible.
The successful candidate must be a regulated member, in good standing, with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta. The candidate will also have at least five years of nursing practice in acute medical, and surgical settings, a graduate degree in a related field, and a degree in nursing. The ideal candidate will also possess excellent communication, mentorship, and organizational skills, and maintain excellent working relationships with all nursing faculty, students, members of the University community and our service delivery partners. Candidates must demonstrate leadership in professional nursing practice in interdisciplinary settings. A thorough and current knowledge of nursing skills, procedures, and equipment related to nursing practice settings is required. Previous teaching experience is preferred. Please note that this position will include an instructional role in the Health Simulation Centre, therefore experience in this setting and formal training and education in facilitating simulation would be an asset. Completion of Module 2: Facilitation, of the Canadian Nurse Educator Institute Simulation Certification Program must be done within one year of accepting the position if the candidate does not have previous simulation training and experience.
The CASN accredited four-year BN and 23-month BN After-Degree programs are offered in collaboration with Lethbridge College within the Nursing Education in Southwestern Alberta (NESA) Programs. Students practice in rural and urban settings including institutional and community locations. The University of Lethbridge has a reputation for providing a high-quality education and has been rated #1 for research activities among institutions of our size in Canada. The university website contains more information about our institution. To view additional information about the Faculty of Health Sciences, please visit our website at www.uleth.ca/hlsc.
You will receive an excellent salary commensurate with your experience, as well as a benefit package, and relocation assistance. Please visit The University of Lethbridge website to view the economic benefits package outlined in the Academic Staff Collective Agreement, https://www.ulfa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2018-2020-UofL-Academic-Staff-Collective-Agreement.pdf.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration Regulation, first preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons. All positions are subject to Board approval.
How to Apply
All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, contact information for three academic references who will be asked to provide reference letters, a detailed curriculum-vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Referees will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters; the application submission will automatically trigger this request to your references. The deadline for applications is June 22, 2022.
For enquiries about this position, please contact Pam Smith, Administrative Manager, Faculty of Health Sciences, at firstname.lastname@example.org