Instructor, Psychiatric Nursing Program
Faculty of Health and Community Studies

If you are committed to innovative quality programming, student-centred learning, excellence in teaching and practice, and you have knowledge and experience in psychiatric/mental health nursing, this may be the right position for you. The Faculty of Health and Community Studies at MacEwan University invites applications from Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Registered Nurses for full-time continuing faculty appointments with the Psychiatric Nursing Program at the program’s City Centre Campus in Edmonton or the Ponoka Campus location. Come join a great team and share your passion for nursing. Become part of a dedicated team of faculty who are moving the program's curriculum forward in some exciting directions, with plans that include a new post-diploma degree program in psychiatric nursing!

Applicants must have a graduate degree in Nursing, Mental Health, or a related field; those nearing completion of a Master’s degree would be considered. The successful candidate will also have strong interpersonal and health assessment skills, substantive nursing knowledge, proficiency in clinical practice within diverse psychiatric/mental health care settings, and an appreciation for cultural diversity, critical inquiry and inter-professional collaboration. Licensure or eligibility for licensure with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta or the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta is required. Previous experience in nursing education would be an asset. Faculty will engage in scholarly activities, contribute to curriculum development, and support the mission and values of the program and MacEwan University.

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

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 Continuing
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date Open until suitable candidate(s) found; review of applications will commence on October 7, 2013.
Competition No. 13.09.102
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

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