Faculty of Nursing: Assistant Teaching Professor - Nurse Practitioner

Academic Employment Opportunity #21-49

UNB Fredericton campus

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin May 31, 2022. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

The Faculty of Nursing at the University of New Brunswick invites applications from qualified individuals for a Tenure Track Assistant Teaching Professor: Nurse Practitioner position (formally titled Instructor). This will be a full-time appointment. The position involves both in person and alternative delivery methods for classroom, clinical and laboratory teaching responsibilities in the Master of Nursing Advanced Nurse Practitioner program and in the undergraduate program(s). A proven track record of clinical practice as a Nurse Practitioner in primary health care is an expectation for the position. Prior teaching experience in primary health care, community and/or population health is an asset. The Faculty of Nursing offers two graduate level programs, the Master of Nursing Thesis/Report stream and the Nurse Practitioner program stream. The undergraduate program includes the Bachelor of Nursing 4-year program offered in Fredericton and a 2-year advanced standing program (ASP) offered at the Moncton site.

The Master of Nursing program is offered at the Fredericton campus and curriculum is centered around five abilities that outline core expectations for graduate nursing education. The Nurse Practitioner stream prepared students to apply advanced nursing knowledge and research using a primary care model with clients across the lifespan in a variety of settings. The Nurse Practitioner stream is designed to build on students' current Registered Nursing knowledge, skills, abilities, and judgements to develop an expanded scope of practice consistent with the entry level competencies for Nurse Practitioners as set out by the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB).

All UNB sites share a common undergraduate curriculum based on principles of primary health care, caring and social justice. Foundational to the curriculum are five abilities that are considered essential to working successfully in a primary health care environment. Outcomes for theory and clinical courses are intentionally designed and leveled across the program to ensure that graduates have developed the five requisite abilities. The integrated nature of our curriculum means that we can consider a variety of areas of clinical and teaching expertise for this position.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Master's in Nursing Nurse Practitioner degree. A demonstrated ability to teach effectively is also expected. At least two years of a full-time clinical practice as a Nurse Practitioner is required in primary health care. Applicants must be registered or eligible to obtain registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB). International applications must include evidence of completion of stages 1 and 2 of the NANB registration process.

The successful candidate will be responsible for in person classroom and/or clinical teaching and coordination of clinical lab/courses. Responsibilities also include membership and participation in governance and decision-making in standing committees of the Faculty of Nursing. Scholarly work contributing to the scholarship of teaching and learning is an expectation of this role. The Faculty of Nursing has a partnership with the Fredericton Downtown Community Health Centre for Nurse Practitioner faculty to practice.

The position will commence July 1, 2022, dependent on availability of a successful applicant and subject to final budgetary approval. Electronic application packages should be received by May 31, 2022 and include a cover letter outlining the reasons for seeking the position, attributes you bring to the position, along with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, and a teaching philosophy. The names and addresses (both postal and email) of three referees of which one should be a direct supervisor are to be included. Application packages may be submitted to:

Dr. Lorna Butler, Dean

Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick

PO Box 4400 Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3

Email: rinky.pathak@unb.ca

Phone: (506) 458-7625

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2022. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

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.