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Assistant Professor, BSN Program

School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences

Abbotsford, Chilliwack

Posting number 2020.118 (repost)
Job type Faculty
Contract 100% full-time, Permanent (tenure-track)
Start date December 1, 2020
Review date October 25, 2020

Job summary

The School of Health Studies, located in Chilliwack, British Columbia, invites applications from qualified individuals for a permanent 100% (1,0) faculty position in the community mental health and acute psychiatry component of the BSN program commencing December 1, 2020.

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 at the Canada Education Park Campus in Chilliwack. Clinical and community experiences occur in Hospitals, institutions and health care agencies in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Mission and Langley 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, service contributions and ongoing professional development is an expectation.


The successful applicant will meet the following criteria:

  • Practicing Licensure with BCCNM (formerly BCCNP) as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse.
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing or related field (current enrolment in a Master’s Program will be considered). Doctoral preparation preferred.
  • Strong, current clinical practice foundation in community mental health and acute psychiatry.
  • Highly developed communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to teach remotely.
  • Previous experience with classroom and/or clinical teaching in a BSN program.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Evidence of Nursing scholarship and interest in future opportunities for scholarship.
  • Experience in curriculum development and community service are assets.

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

How to apply

Candidates should submit the following materials: letter of application and a current curriculum vitae. Please include in your curriculum vitae a statement highlighting your teaching philosophy, including examples of creative teaching methods. Reference letters to be submitted separately and directly to UFV Human Resources. Direct your curriculum vitae including evidence of appropriate qualifications, referring to Posting #2020.118

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on October 25, 2020; however, the position will remain open until filled.

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