Academic Vacancy 800-086-17

Academic (Vacancy Number: 800-086-17)
Posted: September 1, 2017.

College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Position start date: NOvember 1, 2017 or as soon as possible
Closing date for applications: October 6, 2017, and will remain open till filled
Position number: 24575
Title: Instructor II or Senior Instructor Position
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Information

COLLEGE OF NURSING
RADY FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA/FORT GARRY CAMPUS

INSTRUCTOR II or SENIOR INSTRUCTOR POSITION


The College of Nursing invites applications to fill a three-year term Instructor II/Senior Instructor position (24575). Qualified candidates will possess substantive knowledge and experience in nursing practice, post-secondary nursing education, and curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation.

The College of Nursing offers a BN undergraduate program and graduate programs. The BN program is a concept based curriculum and has a state of the art simulation program. At the graduate level, we offer a Master’s Program, which includes a Nurse Practitioner (NP) stream, as well as administration, education and clinical practice streams, and PhD Program in Nursing. We have four Chairs; one CIHR, two MHRC, and a chair endowed by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. We have clinical and research links with other universities nationally and internationally and with a number of research institutes in Manitoba. The College has a strong commitment to the Aboriginal community, to accessibility and diversity, and to a wide range of practice environments. The College is recognized for its leadership in international development. Visit our website at umanitoba.ca/nursing for more information.

POSITION:
The successful candidate will contribute to the academic development, delivery, and evaluation of theory and clinical nursing courses in the undergraduate program. The incumbent will integrate scholarship into clinical and classroom teaching; provide leadership on the integration of relevant concepts related to the undergraduate program; and, participate in professional and community organizations. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, coordinating, and evaluating faculty development and mentorship initiatives in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The successful candidate will be required to offer courses on-site or through delivery by various distance education modalities; facilitate the College’s faculty mentorship program; and organize and facilitate faculty development workshops.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:
- A Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree (Nursing preferred or in a related discipline) required.
- Senior Instructor appointments normally require a PhD in Nursing or health related field
- Registration or eligibility for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM)
- A proven track record of teaching excellence and curriculum development activities, specifically in innovative pedagogy and teaching/delivery modes.
- Experience in faculty development and mentorship, developing and coordinating faculty development and mentorship initiatives
- Expertise to support Faculty to develop flipped classes, blended and online modality courses
- Expertise to support Faculty to develop and evaluate their teaching and learning proficiency
- Ability to undertake appropriate administrative tasks
- Ability to deliver and evaluate flexible-delivery course materials, including online materials
- Expertise in teaching and assessment of students in various clinical settings using best practice principles and evidence based knowledge
- Ability to facilitate and manage program approval processes
- Recent clinical experience in related area preferred
- Excellent communication and interaction skills
- Ability to foster collegial relationships
- Scholarly capabilities

Start Date: November 1, 2017 or as soon as possible. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The closing date for applications is October 6, 2017; however applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Applications should address the general qualifications and include a curriculum vitae. Please send contact details of three references to: Dr. Beverly O’Connell, Dean, College of Nursing, via email acadnurs@umanitoba.ca.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy” (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Questions? Contact the Academic advertising coordinator, Kathy Niziol at (204) 474-7195.