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The Department of Professional Nursing and Allied Health invites applications for two (2) full-time laboratory (lab) supervisors commencing July 1, 2023, subject to final budgetary approval.
The Department of Professional Nursing and Allied Health houses various continuing education programs as well as the Clinical Simulation Centre (CSC). The CSC features 27,000 square feet of authentic clinical space that sets the stage for students to engage in simulated immersive clinical experiences in a supportive and collaborative learning environment. This department delivers courses to meet professional nursing learning needs focused on occupational health, wound care management, nursing refresher and perioperative nursing practice.
The lab supervisor provides critical support to lab learning within the Clinical Simulation Centre and is an active team member, collaborating with other lab supervisors, faculty, and staff. The lab supervisor works closely with faculty across programs to design, integrate, deploy, and evaluate multimodal simulation and lab-based learning, as well as may be involved in the provision of faculty development specific to teaching in the lab setting. The lab supervisors’ role is to enhance student learning through innovative teaching practices and to facilitate effective organization of labs across programs.
Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree in nursing as well as a graduate degree in nursing (or a related field). The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of post-secondary clinical or lab teaching experience. Certification or formal training in simulation education would be an asset, along with experience in teaching with various types of simulators, simulated patients, and virtual platforms. Candidates should have experience and an ability to design lab and / or simulation-based learning experiences grounded in simulation standards of best practice. A proven track record of working in a future-focused environment with frequent change is also required. The successful candidate must hold an active unencumbered nursing license with the relevant nursing regulatory body.
Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in nursing as well as a graduate degree in nursing or a related field. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of post-secondary clinical or lab teaching experience, as well as certification or formal training in simulation education. Experience in teaching with various types of simulators, simulated patients, and virtual platforms would be an asset. Candidates should have experience and an ability to integrate design lab and / or simulation-based learning experiences grounded in best practice simulation standards. Candidates should also have strong computer skills, particularly with Excel and other MS Office products. A proven track record of accomplishment of working in a fast-paced, future-focused environment with frequent change is also required. The successful candidate must hold an active unencumbered nursing license with the relevant nursing regulatory body.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae, at minimum. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to further submit the following, as applicable: teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, as well as names and contact information of three current potential references. Only those short-listed will be contacted with more details about the interview process.
Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Kathleen Miller, Interim Chair, Department of Professional Nursing and Allied Health at [email protected].
How to Apply
To apply, go to https://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. If you require assistance, please contact us at [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.