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Posting number 2018.016
Position Assistant Professor, BSN Program
Department School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences
Location Chilliwack
Contract type Faculty; Permanent (tenure track); 100% full-time
Start date August 1, 2018
Review date March 12, 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) 100% permanent tenure track faculty position for the instruction of the anatomy and physiology class and labs in 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.  Classroom and laboratory teaching occurs on the Chilliwack campus of UFV.   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:

  • Master’s and / or PhD in Health Sciences related field.
  • Strong foundation in anatomy and physiology theory.
  • Classroom and lab teaching experience in a nursing program.
  • Highly developed communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Scholarship.
  • Experience in curriculum development and community service an asset.

How to apply

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on March 12, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.  

Direct applications including evidence of appropriate qualifications referring to Posting #2018.16 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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