Sessional Instructor - Faculty of Nursing (Fall 2017)

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Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Date of Posting: 
July 20, 2017
Faculty of Nursing
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2017

The Faculty of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island has a sessional teaching opportunity in 2 Sections of NURS 3040, Nursing Research Methods, in Fall 2017 academic year.  These positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Fall 2017

2 Sections - NURS 3040 Nursing Research Methods
This course is an introduction to quantitative and qualitative nursing research.  It provides students with a solid foundation for the continued study of research and nursing scholarship. Students will develop an understanding of and appreciation for all phases of the research process, with an emphasis on the novice professional’s role as an informed consumer of research. Students will develop skills in critiquing published studies and in making judgements about the usefulness of research for nursing practice.

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 research methods, health promotion and wellness, primary health care and translating research to practice 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 3, 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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