Sessional Instructor - Faculty of Nursing (Summer 2020)

University of Prince Edward Island - Charlottetown, PE (30+ days ago)

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The Faculty of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island has a sessional teaching opportunity in NURS 6330 Professional Issues, in the Summer Semester of 2020 academic year. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

NURS 6330 Professional Issues for the Nurse Practitioner

This course assists the student to explain and promote the role of the nurse practitioner. It addresses political, social, and economic forces related to the scope of practice, as well as system and organizational issues that may affect the delivery of care. Emphasis is placed on the legal and ethical considerations for the nurse practitioner in an extended practice environment. The skills in leadership and collaborative interdisciplinary practice necessary to perform the NP role will also be emphasized.

May 15 – August 14, 2020

This is a three semester-hour course offered online

Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Nursing or a related health discipline. A PhD in Nursing or health field will be an asset. Candidates applying to teach graduate courses will normally have established expertise, and successful leadership and/or teaching experience in a context related to the foci of the course. This course is offered on-line and applicants will normally be able to demonstrate successful on-line teaching experience. Previous experience in teaching is an asset. Candidates who do not have previous online teaching experience must be open to and willing to do use the on-line delivery model.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster, and to those with experience in teaching university level courses.

Application Instructions:
Interested persons should enclose a cover letter, resume, a copy of current CRNPEI registration and the name, address and phone numbers of three referees, including most recent employer. Applications should be sent via e-mail in a pdf format indicating the Competition # on the Subject Line of the e-mail communication. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applications can be sent to:

Dr. Jo-Ann MacDonald
Interim Dean, Faculty of Nursing
University of Prince Edward Island

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is April 8, 2020