Sessional Instructor - School of Nursing (Fall 2016)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, July 22, 2016
Date of Posting: 
July 8, 2016
School of Nursing
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2016

The School of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island has a sessional teaching opportunity in N633:  Professional Role of the Nurse Practitioner, in the 2016-2017 academic year.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

This course assists the student to explain and promote the role of the nurse practitioner.   It addresses political, social and economic forces related to the scope of practice, as well as system and organizational issues that may affect the delivery of care.  Emphasis is placed on the legal and ethical considerations for the nurse practitioner in an extended practice environment.  The skills in leadership and collaborative interdisciplinary practice necessary to perform the Nurse Practitioner role will also be emphasized.

Lecture/Seminar: 3 hours per week

Applicants must have a Masters degree in Nursing with endorsement of Primary Health Care NP or Family/All Ages certification.  Doctoral preparation is preferred.  Practicing Nurse Practitioners are welcome to apply. 

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster, and to those with experience in teaching university level courses.

Application Instructions:
Curriculum vitae and two letters of reference should be sent to:
Dr. Gulrose Jiwani, Dean
School of Nursing
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 4P3
Phone:  (902) 566-0788
Fax:  (902) 566-0777

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 the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is July 22, 2016

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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