About Us

The School of Nursing is committed to research, professional activities, knowledge generation, and advancement of nursing practice. Through partnerships among educators, students, practitioners, researchers and policy developers, we promote health and social change.

We honour all members of our community. We uphold an inclusive environment wherein diversity in beliefs and practices—as well as individual uniqueness—is lived, celebrated and respected.

Uniquely situated in the Faculty of Human and Social Development the School of Nursing provides opportunity to pursue scholarly links with the university through:

We are linked with research centres at the University of British Columbia including the Institute for Health Promotion Research, the Human Early Learning Partnership, and the W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied EthicsCanadian Longitudinal Study on Aging.

We have strong research and practice linkages with Island HealthVancouver Coastal Health AuthorityFraser Health AuthorityInterior Health AuthorityNorthern Health AuthorityProvincial Health Authority, and Ministry of Health.

The School of Nursing is accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing and approved by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives.

Faculty Opportunities

Faculty participate with colleagues, students, and the public in socially engaging ways and strive to integrate teaching, scholarship, and research at all program levels. The Faculty of HSD provides support for research development through the HSD Research Support Centre as well connections with the Learning and Teaching Support and Innovation office to support its faculty with professional development and teaching enhancement. We post faculty postions on the UVic Careers site. 

Sessional Opportunities

Calls for expression of interest for sessional instructors are posted here three times annually:

  • January/February for summer term (May-Aug)
  • April/ May for fall term (Sept-Dec)
  • August/September for winter/spring term (Jan-Apr) 

The UVic School of Nursing is recruiting for 202305 Spring/Summer Term Sessional Lecturer opportunities.

 We welcome expressions of interest for term sessional lecturer opportunities for courses offered in the 202305 Spring/Summer term (May-August 2023). Appointments will commence May 1, 2023, thru August 31, 2023.

Note: course availability and offers are subject to change and based on sufficient enrollments.

Application deadline: March 20th, 2023 11:59pm PST

Please submit an online application through SurveyMonkey: https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/M7S2MPR

Graduate Courses available – online delivery (asynchronous)

NUNP 540 - Advanced Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning Theory

Delivery: online, Brightspace learning management system


Please note the following dates for the 202305, Spring/Summer Session, 2022-23 academic year:

  • First Day of classes: May 3, 2023
  • Reading Break [no classes]:  July 3-4, 2023
  • Last day of classes:  July 28, 2023
  • Final Grades due to Director:  August 4, 2023

Qualified Nurse Practitioner applicants interested in teaching Nurse Practitioner courses will have:
· Required education: baccalaureate degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner (NP) program.
· Active registration and in good standing with British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)** as a Nurse Practitioner.
· Demonstrated expertise and experience as a Nurse Practitioner in primary care settings.
· Demonstrated ability to teach in the practice and online classroom settings, and a willingness to teach and/or have experience in teaching in online technology-enhanced and experiential learning management system environments;
(Note: all Nurse Practitioner graduate programming is offered only through online distributed learning and may have several week long intensives (on-site in Victoria or online) scheduled throughout the academic calendar year).

· (for practice courses offered) must be willing to travel to various practice settings for student site visits locally (BSN courses) and provincially (Nurse Practitioner graduate courses) as nurse practitioner placements are situated within various health authorities within British Columbia. Travel is reimbursed according to university policy.

Contact nursing@uvic.ca with any questions about sessional positions

The School of Nursing reserves the right to fill future teaching assignments from the pool of applicants for this posting. Appointments are subject to sufficient funding and enrollment in courses. Sessional Lecturers are members of CUPE Local 4163 (Component 3).  

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Read our full equity statement here: www.uvic.ca/equitystatement. 

Staff Opportunities

Information about working for the University of Victoria and current staff opportunities is found on the UVic Careers site.

Two NURS PEA staff positions are currenlty posted on UVic Careers. Deadline for both is March 12, 2023 4PM PST.

Coordinator, Clinical Trainer (PEA, regular continuing, 0.5FTE,  SG8)

Deadline for Applications: March 12, 2023 4PM PST


Graduate Education Advisor (PEA, regular continuing, 1.0FTE, SG9) 

NOTE: Please note that while the university encourages and accepts external applications, a strong pool of internal candidates has been identified for this opportunity.

Deadline for Applications: March 12, 2023 4PM PST


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