Confederation College Professor Nursing

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Professor - Nursing - AC-F-19-04
Requisition # AC-F-19-04
Job Title Professor - Nursing
Employee Group Academic
Job Type Full-time
Organizational Unit Confederation College -> Academic
Location Thunder Bay Campus - Thunder Bay, ON CA (Primary)
Position Reports to Dean School of Health & Comm.
In keeping with our strategic plan commitment to fostering Access and Success, Community Prosperity and Institutional
Excellence, we encourage applications from persons of Indigenous ancestry. In accordance with Confederation College’s
core values of respect, caring and openness we are committed to providing our current and future employees with a
workplace that is safe, healthy and fair. As such, we are fragrance free, fully accessible and encourage applications from
all qualified applicants. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact Human
Resources Services at (807) 475-6148 to make appropriate arrangements.
Job Description
 Bring excitement, enthusiasm and commitment to the College’s Nursing programs (Collaborative
B.Sc.N. and Practical Nursing);
 Design/develop and deliver courses, labs and clinical placements related to nursing;
 Engage students in the classroom, distance learning, lab and clinical environment, ensuring learner
awareness of curriculum, their academic progression and evaluation of learning;
 Utilize alternate delivery methods such as video conferencing;
 Coordinating and/or strategic planning responsibilities;
 Provide an environment that makes effective use of available resources based on the cooperative
learning theory while incorporating a variety of teaching and learning strategies to meet various
learning styles;
 Evaluate student progress and achievement using a variety of evaluative tools;
 Actively contribute to and care about our student success;
 Participate in learning resources selection;
 Participate in and contribute to special events, consultative committees and program and course
curriculum design and revision;
 Assist, advise, coach and mentor students with course choices, career possibilities and
opportunities to continue their education at the advanced degree level;
 Prepare and participate in program accreditation;
 Actively participate as a team member in departmental functions, initiatives and committee work;
 Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
A detailed description of responsibilities per the classification definition of Professor is available in the Academic
Collective Agreement ( This position involves up to 36 weeks of assigned contact per
academic year, and may be in any of three semesters at the College’s discretion, and may include weekend work.
Job Requirements
Candidates must possess the following:
 At least one graduate degree in Nursing (Masters or higher) with a completed research Doctoral
degree (or in the process of completing a Doctoral program; candidates with a Masters degree in
Nursing willing to pursue a Doctoral degree may be considered);
 Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
 A minimum of seven years of recent progressively responsible nursing experience in general
nursing and specialty areas such as Medical, Surgical, Mental Health/Concurrent Disorders,
Adult/Older Adult, and Community/Population Health;
 Significant demonstrated knowledge and experience working with Indigenous people and
communities, with a focus on those in the college's catchment area; and
 A commitment to education equity to teach diverse student populations and work with
colleagues or clients from various backgrounds.
The preferred candidate will have:
 A completed research Doctoral degree (or are in the process of completing a Doctoral program);
 Teaching or training experience, in both stand-up delivery and distributed learning, at the college,
university or corporate level;
 Experience in a leadership/management role;
 The ability to maintain and develop community, industry and government contacts;
 A current professional affiliation;
 Proven ability to excel in a team environment and a demonstrated commitment to life-long
learning; and
 Curriculum and program development experience is desirable, including innovative classroom
presentation techniques.
Additional experience in some of the following areas would be an asset:
 Alternate delivery strategies, student success strategies, academic advising, adult learning theories,
culturally competent teaching strategies, and educational applications of computer technologies.
 Preparing for and participating in program accreditation.
The successful applicant will be required to submit a criminal background check with vulnerable sector screening
prior to commencement of employment.
Salary Range As per collective agreement and coordinator formula
Shift Type Other
Other Shift Type (if applicable) As per Collective Agreement and College Policy
Hours of Work As per Collective Agreement
Contract Duration (if applicable)
Category Faculty
Application Deadline 4/6/2019

Confederation College
Job Location: 
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Closing Date: 
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 00:00