Nursing Professor

Work at Vancouver Island University where your career matters. We are accepting applications for the hire of two full-time, permanent Nursing Professors.


Position Overview:

The Nursing Professor will be responsible for teaching theory and practice courses, as well as skills labs (including simulation), in all years of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. This includes preparing and delivering classes, designing and grading student assignments and tests, and facilitating student integration of theory and practice. As a faculty member, you will oversee instructor-led and preceptor-led practicums across all years of the program and be an active participant in program and faculty meetings and liaise with staff and faculty.


You will have the ability to work in a team-oriented program and Faculty, in an institution that is primarily focused on students and teaching. Your commitment to undergraduate teaching, inter-professional education, interdisciplinary scholarship, and the inclusion of students in scholarly inquiry activities/research is strong.


VIU places an emphasis on teaching excellence and encourages scholarly activity and community involvement. Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learners and willing to travel to a variety of practice settings on Vancouver Island.


To Apply:

View the full position description and apply online by March 29, 2023. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

VIU is pleased to offer employees a comprehensive benefit plan; ample paid holiday time; professional development opportunities and a desirable pension plan. As part of the VIU campus community, our employees work with supportive colleagues within an encouraging environment and are provided with the tools and training that promote learning and development. The perks of VIU employment are multiple, and include well-being initiatives and services, strategic discounts, and flexible work opportunities.



  • Completed relevant PhD and an undergraduate degree in Nursing from an appropriately accredited institution. A master’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three years' teaching experience may be considered.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in post-secondary teaching with the ability to meet the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Minimum three years current practice experience in nursing within different contexts of care.
  • Expertise and practice experience must be in mental health, perinatal, gerontology, or acute-medical/surgical care.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a dynamic and creative program team.
  • Proficiency with the application and integration of information technology to teaching.
  • Current practicing membership in good standing with the BCCNM.
  • Experience with, and knowledge of, Aboriginal ways of knowing and being.
  • Possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's License and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record.