Sessional Instructor - Faculty of Nursing (Fall 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Date of Posting: 
July 19, 2017
Faculty of Nursing
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2017

The Faculty of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island has a sessional teaching opportunity in NURS 6140, Qualitative Nursing Research, in Fall 2017 academic year. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Fall 2017

The purpose of this course is to develop the student’s ability to critique and use existing qualitative research and to conduct original qualitative research. The epistemological and ontological underpinnings of qualitative research will be explored. The qualitative research process will be examined with respect to research ethics; developing research questions and objectives; using qualitative methodologies of ethnography, phenomenology, grounded theory; collecting and analyzing data; interpreting results; and assessing trustworthiness. 
Blended model of delivery
Lecture: 3 hours per week

Applicants must have a Masters Degree in Nursing or related health discipline. A PhD in nursing or health field will be an asset. Strong expertise in qualitative research methods is required. Previous experience in teaching is an asset.

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
Faculty 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 August 2, 2017

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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