Department of Nursing & Health Sciences:Term Instructor (10-Month Term)

Academic Employment Opportunity #20-20

UNB Saint John

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin April 26, 2021.

Applications are invited for four, 10-month term positions at the rank of instructor or senior instructor, with the potential for a 10-month renewal in the Department of Nursing & Health Sciences. These positions primarily involve clinical practice and laboratory teaching responsibilities, with possible classroom teaching, in the undergraduate program. All candidates must have a Bachelor of Nursing degree. A graduate degree in nursing, either completed or in progress, will be considered an asset. We are looking for enthusiastic instructors passionate about clinical education with a proven track record in teaching and a clinical focus in a variety of practice areas, with preference for those specializing in continuing care and hospital-based nursing practice. Candidates for these positions must be eligible for registration with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick and hold registration prior to appointment. Registration must be maintained throughout employment. These positions are anticipated to commence on September 1st, 2021 and are subject to final budgetary approval.

Our vision is to be the program of choice for nursing by seeking, applying, and advancing nursing knowledge through exceptional and transformative teaching-learning experiences. The Department of Nursing and Health Sciences is part of a fully nationally accredited and approved provincial nursing program offering Bachelor of Nursing (BN) and Bachelor of Health Sciences degrees. There are two entrance options into the BN program: a basic four-year full-time stream and an LPN Bridging Program. The Department also collaborates with the Faculty of Nursing at UNB Fredericton.

The University of New Brunswick Saint John is situated at Tucker Park and participates in an interprofessional educational approach for healthcare students. The university is adjacent to the Saint John Regional Hospital - a leading provincial tertiary care centre, Dalhousie Medical New Brunswick, and New Brunswick Community College Allied Health Programs. The city of Saint John has all the amenities of a large urban centre but maintains the friendliness and charm of a small city. Situated on the Bay of Fundy, Saint John is well-known for its historic architecture, high tides, thriving arts and culture community.

Review of applications will begin April 26, 2021. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of nursing practice expertise, evidence of teaching excellence and teaching interest along with the names and contact information of three references to:

Catherine Hamilton, PhD

Chair, Department of Nursing & Health Sciences

University of New Brunswick Saint John Campus


Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.