Job Title:

Professor, Nursing

Reference #:

20-402

Dept. / Campus:

School of Health & Life Sciences/Doon & Waterloo

Posting Date:

October 13, 2020

Closing Date:

October 20, 2020

Vacancy Type:

Academic Full-time Replacement Position

(Full-time Academic employees and current partial-load employees or persons who have been partial-load employees within 4 months prior to the posting are considered internal applicants and will be given first consideration)

 

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves around the world and in our local community, Conestoga College continues to adjust plans based on the guidance provided by our local Public Health authority. Considering these unprecedented circumstances, final hiring decisions remain contingent upon confirmed enrolment numbers and the evolving work environment. Conestoga College will take appropriate measures to protect the safety and well-being of our College community and prospective candidates throughout the recruitment and selection process, including the scheduling of remote interviews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conestoga College is a leader in polytechnic education. Our career-focused education, training, and applied research programs prepare students for success, support industry, and workforce needs, and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario.

As a preferred employer, Conestoga is committed to supporting the development and well-being of our employees through competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and ongoing professional and personal learning opportunities that result in enhanced skills, shared successes, and an engaged college community.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The School of Health & Life Sciences is currently seeking a qualified professional to join the Nursing Program Team at the Doon and Waterloo campuses. Under the direction of the Chair, the Professor is responsible for providing the delivery of curriculum, development of an effective learning environment for students, and academic leadership:

  • Designing, updating, and delivering and evaluating a variety of courses and curriculum as a whole
  • Defining, evaluating, and validating program and course learning outcomes
  • Developing alternative delivery strategies, online course development, and teaching as required
  • Ensuring program and course curriculum are current, relevant, and reflective of best practices in the field
  • Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and evaluating student progress and achievement
  • Creating and maintaining a positive learning environment which supports the diversity of students’ cultures, educational backgrounds, and learning styles
  • Participating in department, portfolio/school, and college-wide activities/task groups as required
  • Working in a collaborative, collegial manner both within the department and across the college
  • Support applied research activities including the identification and selection of potential projects
  • Development of industry partnerships and collaboration with industry partners
  • Fulfilling responsibilities as defined in the Academic Employees Collective Agreement

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing is required
  • A minimum of five years of current clinical nursing experience is required
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of either post-operative surgical nursing care or Indigenous Nursing Care is an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Indigenous Nursing Care is an asset
  • Minimum of two years of post-secondary or hospital nursing education teaching experience required
  • Demonstrated experience in scholarly work such as research, program evaluation, or implementation of quality improvement projects
  • Experience with curriculum development is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience of computer systems (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) and educational technologies (e.g. D2L) is preferred
  • Demonstrated exceptional presentation, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of an academic team
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to learners and providing a positive learning environment to students working at different skill levels including international students and students requiring accommodation is an asset
  • Strong commitment to academic excellence, student success, and ability to support Conestoga’s continuous quality improvement initiatives
  • Strong relationships with industry contacts and network connections is an asset

Successful applicants will commence employment in January 2021. The non-teaching period for this position is in the summer semester.

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