Two (2) Tenure Track Positions - Assistant / Associate Professor - Faculty of Nursing

Competition Number: 
24A17
Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 11, 2017
Date of Posting: 
July 17, 2017
Department: 
Faculty of Nursing
Position: 
Two (2) Tenure Track Positions

The University of Prince Edward Island, Faculty of Nursing invites applications for two (2) tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. We are seeking candidates who are interested in joining a vibrant academic community with a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and research, and strong linkages to community researchers and practitioners. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are founded on a philosophy of Primary Health Care. Our undergraduate programs include a four-year BScN program and a 23 months Accelerated BScN program for students with a previous undergraduate degree. Our Masters of Nursing program offers two streams (Thesis and Nurse Practitioner). The position responsibilities could include teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidates will have:
• A graduate degree in nursing, a completed doctoral degree or significant progress towards a doctoral degree
• Demonstrated excellence in teaching, strong evidence of research and scholarly work
• Expertise in the specialized area of adult acute medical surgical nursing in the context of Primary Health Care and across the continuum of care 
• Demonstrated commitment to the advancement of the nursing profession, knowledge of current health practice and issues, as well as emerging practice trends
• Eligibility for registration with the Association of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island
• A Nurse Practitioner designation would be an asset

The University of Prince Edward Island prides itself on people, excellence, and impact and is committed to assisting students to reach their full potential in both the classroom and in the community. With roots stemming from two founding institutions – Prince of Wales College and Saint Dunstan’s University – UPEI has a reputation for academic excellence, research innovation, and creating positive impacts locally, nationally, and internationally. UPEI is the only degree-granting institution in the province and is proud to be a key contributor to the growth and prosperity of Prince Edward Island.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit a cover letter citing the competition number listed above, a detailed curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional academic referees.

Two additional documents must also be submitted for the application to be considered complete:
1. A teaching statement outlining the candidate’s experience and philosophy of teaching.
2. A research statement outlining a clear program of research and well-defined scholarly agenda.

Applications should be sent via e-mail in a pdf format and addressed to:

Dr. Gulrose Jiwani
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Nursing
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE Canada C1A 4P3
Email: gjiwani@upei.ca

Start Date:   January 2, 2018, or as negotiated

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to equity in employment.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by August 11, 2017, however the competition will remain open until the position is filled. Please quote the competition number on all correspondence.

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