Nurse Educator – Psychiatric Nursing, Acute Care
Faculty of Health & 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 Nurse with a passion for nursing? Ignite this passion in psychiatric nursing students by promoting their learning in an acute care (medical-surgical) setting and in the nursing lab environment.
Applications are invited from Registered Nurses for a Nurse Educator position with MacEwan University’s diploma program in Psychiatric Nursing located at the Edmonton City Centre Campus. The Psychiatric Nursing program admits 75 students annually and is a dynamic two and one half year program delivered at both Edmonton and Ponoka campuses. 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 Nursing and at least three years of current nursing practice in an acute care environment. The successful candidate will also have strong interpersonal and health assessment skills, a good knowledge base, an appreciation for inter-professional collaboration, and enthusiasm for teaching. Licensure with the College and Association of Registered 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.

The position start date is negotiable.

Applicants should forward a covering letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to the address below.

For further information please contact Brian Parker, Interim Program Chair, at or 780-633-3142.

This position is included under the Faculty Association Collective Agreement which is available on the MacEwan University website.

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 found
Competition No. 15.11.147
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

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