Nurse Educator, Psychiatric Nursing
Faculty of Health and Community Studies

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

Are you a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with a passion for nursing? Ignite this passion in psychiatric nursing students by promoting their learning in a psychiatric/mental health practice setting.

Applications are invited from Registered Psychiatric Nurses for a Nurse Educator position with the Psychiatric Nursing diploma program at the program’s Edmonton campus. The Psychiatric Nursing program is a dynamic two and one half year program, delivered at locations in both Edmonton and Ponoka and admitting 75 students per year. Program graduates may also further their studies in this field through the university’s new post-diploma Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing.

Candidates must have a baccalaureate degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or Nursing and at least three years of current nursing practice within psychiatric/mental health settings. The successful candidate will also have strong interpersonal and health assessment skills, a good knowledge base, and enthusiasm for teaching. Licensure or eligibility for licensure with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta is required. Previous teaching experience would be an asset.

The nurse educator position is full-time over 9 months with a comprehensive 12 month benefits package
Applicants should submit a covering letter and curriculum vitae and the names of three references.

For further information please contact Marian Anderson, Program Chair, at or 780-497-5745.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Limited Term
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date Open until suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 15.04.026
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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