The Department of Nursing in the School of Education and Health at CBU invites
applications for the position of Nursing Practice Educator. This is an eight-month limited
The Nursing Practice Educator (NPE) is a valued position within the Department of
Nursing. NPEs work closely with nursing students taking a leading role in nursing practice
education, supervision, and evaluation of nursing students in acute care, long term care,
and/or community agencies, as well as on-campus nursing laboratory instruction and
The successful candidate will:
• have or be eligible for an active practicing license with the NSCN prior to the
commencement of the position;
• hold a Master’s Degree in Nursing or other health related discipline; and
• have at least five years of nursing experience to teach, supervise, and evaluate
students in nursing practice.
If there are no applicants possessing a Master’s Degree in Nursing or a health related
discipline, those currently enrolled in a Master’s Degree program will be considered.
Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous peoples and African Nova Scotians or
those with African Canadian descent.
CBU teaches programs on campus, off campus in locations across and outside of
Canada, and on-line. The university and its partners will therefore provide opportunities
for faculty members to teach in different modes in different locations as part of their
regular workload. While these opportunities may not be available equally for all faculty
positions in all programs, a clear willingness to teach in different modes and locations will
be noted as part of your application.
Applicants are expected to demonstrate potential and commitment with regard to
teaching, research/creative/scholarly activities and service to Cape Breton University,
community and profession.
The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.
Click here to view more information and to apply.
Applications must be received by January 12, 2021.
Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome
those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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