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Health Sciences - Nursing Sessional Instructor

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Job Title Health Sciences - Nursing Sessional Instructor
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We are one of Canada’s top universities and leading research institutions. With more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, two campuses (Lethbridge and Calgary), seven faculties and schools, and more than 2,500 employees, ULethbridge is Lethbridge’s second largest employer. Faculty and staff come together to contribute, each in their own way, to establishing ULethbridge as Canada’s destination university. In 2022, Lethbridge was recognized as one of Canada’s top small cities.
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Position Details
If you are open to innovation and committed to the creation of an environment that excites and ignites learning, we welcome your application. The Faculty of Health Sciences is an open, fair, honest, caring and collaborative community that strives to provide a rich education grounded in real world practice, drawing from the knowledge and expertise of multiple health disciplines.

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for sessional (part-time) instructors to teach 6 and/or 12 week clinical courses in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

The successful candidates must be regulated members, in good standing, with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA). The candidates will also have at least five years of nursing practice in acute medical, and surgical settings. Applicants must have a Baccalaureate degree in nursing. The ideal candidate will also possess excellent communication, mentorship, and organizational skills, and maintain excellent working relationships with all nursing faculty, students, members of the University community and our service delivery partners. Candidates must demonstrate leadership in professional nursing practice in interdisciplinary settings. A thorough and current knowledge of nursing skills, procedures, and equipment related to nursing practice settings is required. Previous teaching experience is preferred.

Academic Setting

The CASN accredited four-year BN and 23-month BN After-Degree programs are offered in collaboration with Lethbridge College within the Nursing Education in Southwestern Alberta (NESA) Programs. Students practice in rural and urban settings including institutional and community locations. The University of Lethbridge has a reputation for providing a high-quality education and has been rated #1 for research activities among institutions of our size in Canada. The university website contains more information about our institution. To view additional information about the Faculty of Health Sciences, please visit our website at

You will receive an excellent salary commensurate with your experience, an annual professional development allowance, as well as a benefit package, including a tuition benefit for University of Lethbridge programming, and relocation assistance. Please visit The University of Lethbridge website to view the economic benefits package outlined in the Academic Staff Collective Agreement,
Employment Equity

In accordance with Canadian Immigration Regulation, first preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons. All positions are subject to Board approval.
How to Apply

All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, contact information for three academic references who will be asked to provide reference letters, a detailed curriculum-vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Referees will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters; the application submission will automatically trigger this request to your references.
For enquiries about this position, please contact Pam Smith, Administrative Manager, Faculty of Health Sciences, at
Position Category
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Campus Lethbridge
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 06/28/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date 09/01/2023
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Equity
The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.

The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Evaluations
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Documents

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