Job Opportunities

For more information on working at UNBC please consult http://www.unbc.ca/provost/new_faculty.html

Applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FANU30-16-RRN to:

The Office of the Provost
University of Northern British Columbia
3333 University Way
Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9

Fax: (250) 960-5791

Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Martha MacLeod, Chair of the School of Nursing, at
Telephone (250) 960-6507
Email <martha.macleod@unbc.ca>

Electronic submissions of CVs and cover letters can be forwarded to: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca

Applications received on or before January 27, 2017 will receive full consideration;
however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

School of Nursing, College of Arts, Social & Health Sciences
Assistant/Associate Professor

(Tenure-track - Prince George, Quesnel or Terrace Campus)

The University of Northern British Columbia is ranked as one of Canada's best small universities with campuses in Prince George, Terrace and Quesnel as well as across northern BC. As a small, research-intensive university, UNBC offers many opportunities for academic growth and development in a multidisciplinary, collegial environment. The School of Nursing maintains a strong, cohesive academic team across the three main campuses as well as a strong partnership with the Northern Health Authority. Collaboratively these partnerships provide many opportunities for research, education, and practice development.

The School of Nursing offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BScN) in collaboration with the College of New Caledonia (Prince George and Quesnel) and Northwest Community College in Terrace. The Rural Nursing Certificate Program (RNCP) offered by the School of Nursing is a provincial, practice-driven program that prepares registered nurses to practice in rural, remote and First Nations communities. Registered nurses can pursue their Bachelor of Science degree in our Post-Diploma RN Program. The School offers a Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) degree with two streams: both predominately delivered online. The first is a thesis-based Master of Science in Nursing; the second is the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) stream, which leads to registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia as an FNP. Nursing faculty members contribute to the University’s interdisciplinary PhD in Health Sciences.

The University of Northern British Columbia, in conjunction with the School of Nursing, invites applications for a tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017, at one of the three campuses. A PhD or substantial progress in a doctoral program is required. Research, teaching and clinical nursing experience in mental health, community health, and/or perinatal nursing are sought but applicants with practice specialization in other areas are welcome to apply. Primary responsibilities will include: development and delivery of integrated clinical and theory courses; research and scholarship in areas of relevance to the School and northern BC, as well as building on strong community and health service links with Northern Health for the benefit of nursing education and research. In Terrace or Quesnel, applicants may take responsibility for undergraduate program coordination for students and faculty in the regional campus. Applicants will be required to present evidence of research, teaching and practice excellence. Strong organizational, initiative-taking, and teamwork skills as well as high-level communication skills are essential. RN registration or eligibility to register with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia is required. As some travel to other campuses and northern communities is necessary, a valid BC driver’s license is required.

Prince George, Terrace and Quesnel are all friendly, family-oriented communities offering a wide range of affordable housing, and quality schools. Northern and central BC offers exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, mountain climbing, fishing, hiking, and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of the area offer an unparalleled naturally beautiful environment in which to live and work. Located in north-central British Columbia, Prince George is a city of 75,000 people with broad cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. The city is home to a symphony orchestra, professional theatre, a WHL hockey team, a teaching hospital, a community college, and the University. For more information about the city of Prince George please consult www.unbc.ca/northernbc and tourismpg.com. Terrace is a vibrant community of about 12,000 people in BC’s coastal mountains. It has full amenities and is strongly connected to its First Nations communities. For more information consult www.hellobc.com/en-CA/RegionsCities/Terrace.htm Quesnel is a charming city with an area population of over 20,000 people, located at the confluence of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers in the heartland of beautiful British Columbia. For more information consult www.hellobc.com/en-CA/RegionsCities/Quesnel.htm.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

[posted December 8/16]


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