Assistant Professor, BSN Program (Year 2)

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centers, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting Details

The School of Health Studies, located in Chilliwack, British Columbia, invites applications from qualified individuals for a permanent 60% (0.6) faculty position in the mental health/acute psychiatry component of the BSN program commencing January 1, 2019.

UFV’s growing, vibrant and progressive nursing program offers a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with a three-year fast track option. Nursing faculty teach in the classroom, laboratory and clinical settings and require the flexibility to teach in more than one level of the program. Classroom and laboratory teaching occurs on the Chilliwack campus of UFV. Hospitals, institutions and health care agencies in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Mission provide the primary sites for student clinical experiences. Given UFV’s mandate as a teaching intensive university, the nursing faculty are committed to scholarly and research activities that contribute to an innovative and positive teaching and learning environment. Concept-based curriculum, simulation learning, inter-disciplinary initiatives, aboriginal health and international nursing are ongoing priorities for curriculum integration and development. Participation on departmental and institutional committees, service contributions and ongoing professional development is an expectation.


The successful applicant will meet the following criteria:

  • Licensure with BCCNP (formerly CRNBC) as a Registered Nurse.
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing or related field (current enrolment in a Master’s Program will be considered). Doctoral preparation preferred.
  • Strong, current clinical practice foundation in mental health and acute psychiatry.
  • Highly developed communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Classroom and clinical teaching experience in a nursing program preferred.
  • Nursing scholarship.
  • Experience in curriculum development and community service an asset.

How to Apply

Direct resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications by November 5, 2018 referring to Posting #2018.212 to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
el: (604) 854-4554              Fax: (604) 854-1538           Website:
Email applications to:

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 5, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.   UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.