Sessional Instructor - School of Nursing (Winter/Spring 2017)

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Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Date of Posting: 
November 24, 2016
School of Nursing
Sessional Instructor
Winter/Spring 2017

The School of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island has a sessional teaching opportunity in N616:  Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice, for the Winter/Spring 2017 semester.  This position is subject to budgetary approval.

This course provides students with an opportunity to acquire the advanced knowledge required to critically appraise/interpret concepts integral to pharmacotherapy and advanced counseling in the treatment of common conditions seen across the lifespan in primary health care settings. Building upon basic pharmacologic principles and the pharmacologic actions of the major drug classes, learning will focus on the preparation of students to develop, initiate, manage, and evaluate patient-centered therapeutic plans of care.  In addition, students will analyze different pharmacotherapeutic principles and approaches in relation to physiologic systems, with an emphasis on the competent application of these pharmaceutical agents. Legal aspects related to prescriptive authority will be fully addressed. 

Lecture: 3 hours per week

Dates: January 3, 2017 to May 15, 2017

Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Nursing or Masters of Science (Pharmacy) or extensive experience in clinical pharmacology.  Doctoral preparation is preferred.  Strong expertise in Pharmacotherapeutics 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
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 November 30, 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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