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Posting number 2018.012
Position Assistant Professor, BSN Program
Department School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences
Location Chilliwack
Contract type Faculty; Permanent (tenure track); 70% full-time
Start date August 1, 2018
Review date February 23, 2018

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.

Posting details

The School of Health Studies, located in Chilliwack, British Columbia, invites applications from qualified individuals for one (1) 70% permanent tenure track faculty position in the medical and gerontology components in the first year of the BSN program commencing August 1, 2018.

UFV’s growing, vibrant and progressive nursing program offers a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with a three-year fast track option. Nursing faculty teach in the classroom, laboratory and clinical settings and require the flexibility to teach in more than one level of the program. Classroom and laboratory teaching occurs on the Chilliwack campus of UFV. Hospitals, institutions and health care agencies in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Mission provide the primary sites for student clinical experiences. Given UFV’s mandate as a teaching intensive university, the nursing faculty are committed to scholarly and research activities that contribute to an innovative and positive teaching and learning environment. Concept-based curriculum, simulation learning, inter-disciplinary initiatives, aboriginal health and international nursing are ongoing priorities for curriculum integration and development. Participation on departmental and institutional committees is an expectation as well as an expectation to commit to ongoing professional development.


The successful applicant will meet the following criteria:

  • Licensure with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing or related field (current enrolment in a Master’s Program will be considered). Preference given to candidates with doctoral preparation.
  • Strong, current clinical practice foundation in medical and gerontology nursing.
  • Highly developed communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Classroom and clinical teaching experience in a nursing program.
  • Nursing scholarship.
  • Experience in curriculum development and community service an asset.

How to apply

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on February 23, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Direct applications including evidence of appropriate qualifications referring to Posting #2018.012 to:


Email application to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538

Find out how to prepare your application

Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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