Assistant Teaching Professor

Thompson Rivers University


November 5, 2021


Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Faculty (Sessional - with RoFR)

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)



Diverse and open with spectacular views! Kamloops, in the heart of Southern British Columbia, lies in a spectacular natural setting of river valleys, semi-arid grasslands, pine and fir forests, lakes, and mountain peaks. It is also the traditional territory of the Secwépemc people. Friendly and welcoming, Kamloops offers a safe and supportive environment, affordability, four seasons of outdoor adventures, a wide range of sporting events and a rich cultural scene. The city is a convenient 3.5-hour drive or 45-minute flight from Vancouver.

TRU gives students the advantage of small class sizes, the availability of undergraduate research and a centrally located campus. More than 26,000 students study at TRU either on campus or online. They consist of 10 per cent Indigenous students and more than 30 per cent international students from around the globe.

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 at an exciting stage of growth with a new Nursing and Population Health building that includes state of the art simulation labs. We are seeking dynamic team players to meet the educational needs of the healthcare system. Currently, the School of Nursing offers BScN, MN, PN (Williams Lake only), and HCA programs.

The School of Nursing seeks applications for a three year Limited Term Contract bipartite position, with a potential start date of January 1, 2022.


Responsibilities of a member with a bipartite appointment shall include a combination of teaching in the BScN program, 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;
  • 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; and
  • Current BCCNM registration in good standing without limits or conditions, or eligibility for registration with BCCNM prior to appointment;
  • Please Note: If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview

    Pay Band

    According to TRUFA Salary Schedule


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> School of Nursing -> Bachelor 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 Career website.