Assistant Professor, BSN Program

Faculty Opening

Posting                         2019.36
Position                        Assistant Professor, BSN Program
Department                School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences
Status:                         Faculty, Permanent (tenure-track); 100% full-time
Start Date                    August 1, 2019

Application Review Date               March 12, 2019


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 one (1) full-time (100%), permanent faculty position in the BSN program. Classroom and laboratory teaching occurs on the Chilliwack campus of UFV. Hospitals, institutions and health care agencies in Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission provide the primary sites for student clinical experiences.

We seek applicants who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a student-centered environment and have an interest in scholarly and research activities that contribute to evidence informed curriculum and an innovative and positive teaching and learning environment. Simulation learning, inter-disciplinary initiatives, and aboriginal health 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:

  • Practicing licensure as a registered nurse with BCCNP.
  • 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 acute surgical nursing.
  • Highly developed communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous successful experience with classroom and/or clinical teaching in a BSN program.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Experience in curriculum development and community service are assets.
  • Evidence of nursing scholarship and interest in future opportunities for scholarship.

How to Apply

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on March 12, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled. Candidates should submit the following materials: letter of application and a current curriculum vitae. Please include in your curriculum vitae a statement highlighting your teaching philosophy, including examples of creative teaching methods. Reference letters to be submitted separately and directly to UFV Human Resources.   Direct your curriculum vitae including evidence of appropriate qualifications, referring to Posting #2019.36 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:

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.