MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Available opportunities are listed below.

Laboratory Supervisor, Department of Nursing Practice
Faculty of Nursing

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 MacEwan Office of Teaching and Learning Services.

MacEwan University has a long-standing history of providing quality nursing education that is relevant and reflective of current nursing practices in the province and across Canada. The university’s Faculty of Nursing includes the Department of Nursing Foundations, the Department of Human Health and Science, Department of Health Systems and Sustainability, Department of Nursing Practice and the Department of Professional Nursing and Allied Health.

Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track appointment as Laboratory Supervisor, in the Department of Nursing Practice commencing July 1, 2021, subject to final budgetary approval.

Faculty members in the Department of Nursing Practice are experts in nursing leadership, education and research. They are committed to excellence in professional practice and passionate about nurturing students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing Diploma, Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing, and Nursing Refresher programs. This interdisciplinary team facilitates student integration and application of foundational knowledge and diverse skills in the classroom, seminar, lab, and clinical practice settings.

The primary role of the Laboratory Supervisor will be to support laboratory learning for students enrolled in Faculty of Nursing programs. Responsibilities include an annual instructional assignment, nursing student practice support and nursing student remediation. This position requires an individual who possesses the nursing and teaching theoretical knowledge, experience and organizational skills necessary to create a positive and responsive learning environment for students and other faculty members. Other responsibilities may be assigned.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of acute care clinical experience and ideally 3 years post-secondary teaching experience. Strong organization and interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a team member are required. Candidates should possess enthusiasm for teaching, and a commitment to supporting and facilitating success of student learning. Preference will be given to candidates with a completed graduate degree in nursing. Minimally, candidates must have an undergraduate degree in nursing and active, unencumbered license or be eligible for registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta.

Applicants should submit a covering letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations, if available) and the names of three references.

Questions should be directed to Tanya Heuver, Department of Nursing Practice, Tanya.Heuver@macewan.ca 

How to Apply:   

Only applications received electronically will be considered.  To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. 

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please disclose any requirements when contacted for an interview.

Category Full-Time Tenure-Track
Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing Date This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. A review of applications will begin January 22, 2021.
Competition No. 20.10.089
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