Nurse Educators, Psychiatric Nursing Program
Faculty of Health and Community Studies

Are you a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with a passion for nursing? Ignite this passion in psychiatric nursing students by promoting their learning in clinical settings (medical-surgical or psychiatric/mental health) as well as laboratory, simulations, and classroom settings.

The Psychiatric Nursing program at MacEwan University invites applications from Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses for Nurse Educator positions at the program’s Ponoka campus. The Psychiatric Nursing program is a dynamic two and one half year diploma program, admitting 75 students per year and having twelve full time faculty and nurse educators.

Candidates must have a baccalaureate degree in Nursing or Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. The successful candidate(s) will also have strong interpersonal and health assessment skills, a good knowledge base, proficiency in clinical practice within either acute care (medical-surgical) or psychiatric/mental health nursing environments, and enthusiasm for teaching. Licensure or eligibility for licensure with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta is required. Previous teaching experience would be an asset.

Nurse educator positions are for one- to three-year appointments with the possibility of renewal. These positions have a full-time workload over 9 months of the 12-month cycle, with a comprehensive 12-month benefits package. Faculty benefits include a compressed work year schedule, generous vacation benefits, a defined pension benefit package, professional development funds and the opportunity to work in a stimulating work environment with enthusiastic students and colleagues. The position start date is negotiable.

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

Applicants will need to submit a covering letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references when applying online.

Inquiries regarding your application material please email

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(s) found
Competition No. 14.03.034
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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