Assistant Professor of Nursing
Thompson Rivers University

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Application Restrictions
Open to both Internal and external
Job Type
Faculty (Tenure, Tenure Track, LTC)
Posting In effect from
Closing Application Date
Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.
Instructional Type
Academic/Career(max 24 credits)
Faculty Type
Limited Term
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (If Applicable)

TRU’s Williams Lake campus is located approximately three hours northwest of Kamloops, in the heart of the scenic Cariboo region, on T’exelcemc territory within the unceded traditional lands of the Secwepemc Nation.
Our small, friendly and close-knit campus community is located within the city of Williams Lake, named in honor of Secwepemc Chief William. Here, you’ll enjoy a quiet and affordable lifestyle, with all the amenities of a larger center, and with four seasons of spectacular outdoor adventures in your own beautiful backyard. A region rich in history and a plentiful selection of outdoor activities in untouched wilderness, from fishing one of the 4,500 lakes, hiking to mountain tops, to snowmobiling through fresh powder.

TRU and the School of Nursing value equity, diversity, and inclusivity and are committed to the enactment of the national Truth and Reconciliation Commission calls to action.  We are seeking dynamic team players to meet the educational needs of the healthcare system.  Currently, the School of Nursing offers BScN year 1 and 2, PN, and HCA programs at the Williams Lake campus. 
The School of Nursing seeks applications for a Limited Term Contract position with a potential start date of August 15, 2023

 “Responsibilities of a member with a Limited Term Contract appointment shall include a combination of teaching in the Williams Lake BScN year 1 & 2, PN, and HCA programs, professional role and service.”


• PhD or other doctorate; consideration may be given to doctoral candidates who will complete their degree by the appointment date or shortly thereafter;
• Master’s degree with current practice and teaching experience may be considered; Masters in progress with teaching experience considered

• Holds a minimum of one (1) degree in nursing; 
• Five (5) years full time or equivalent hours nursing experience;
• Evidence of continuous learning in the field of expertise;
• Experience teaching theory and clinical practice;
• Experience with simulation learning environments is asset;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• An understanding of, and experience in, the Canadian healthcare system; 
• Current BCCNM registration in good standing without limits or conditions, or eligibility for registration with BCCNM prior to appointment;

*Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment.

Pay Band
According to TRUFA Salary Schedule
Williams Lake, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Organizational Unit
Thompson Rivers University -> Williams Lake Campus -> Williams Lake School of Nursing
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought 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, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.


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