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Title Professor – Nursing Clinical Education Facilitator
Division Faculty of Community Services and Health Sciences
Category Academic Staff
Type Full-time/Probationary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary Faculty – Teaching Scale
Campus Waterfront
Effective Date January 2013

Situated in the midst of Canada’s largest and most diverse health care market, George Brown College’s Centre for Health Sciences sits on the edge of Toronto’s waterfront in a new purpose-built campus that will become a beacon for an innovative, practical and inter-professional approach to health care education. Applied teaching and research in nursing will be supported through state of the art simulation laboratory with high fidelity capability and an integrated home environment. 

Reporting to the Chair of the PN, PSW and Pathway to PN programs, the role of the Professor, Clinical Education Facilitator is primarily to provide leadership, consultation and guidance to clinical instructors. The incumbent supports excellence in applied teaching and learning in the clinical environment in the Practical Nursing program through: the provision of academic leadership in the development of clinical curriculum and student assessment; mentoring/coaching instructors in the delivery of clinical curriculum based on sound adult learning principles; contributing to the development of cultural competence among instructors; and facilitating effective communication between instructors and students. The Professor will employ an evidence-based approach to identify enhancements to clinical practice and foster a culture of positive change. The professor will also provide classroom teaching in a range of courses and assess student progress.

As a qualified candidate, you are a lifelong learner and possess a Master’s Degree in Nursing or Education; consideration will be given to candidates in the final year of their Masters. You must be registered in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario. You have demonstrated excellence in teaching both in a classroom and clinical environment with emphasis as a clinical educator; an in-depth understanding of the principles of adult learning and reflective practice, and expertise in medical and/or surgical practice. Your excellent communication, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills are complemented by a strong understanding of and commitment to the principles of human rights and cultural competency. These skills will position you to work effectively within the College’s diverse student and staff population. 

The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
Please submit the following: Letter of application, a detailed resume, and statement of teaching philosophy combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 12-221
Closing Date November 30, 2012