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: February 12, 2023 11:59pm PST

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

Undergraduate Courses available:
NURS 370 - Consolidated Practice Experience III *NURS 370 is offered with NURS 470

NURS 470 - Consolidated Practice Experience IV *NURS 470 is offered with NURS 370

Graduate Courses available – online delivery (asynchronous)

NURS 522 - Nursing Ethics for Health System Transformation

NURS 596 - Nursing Scholarship Integration and Dissemination

Delivery: online, Brightspace learning management system

NUNP 537 - Family Nurse Practitioner Integration Internship

May require student clinical site visits.


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

Qualifications for all candidates:
· Required education: Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and Masters degree (preferably in Nursing or other health related field).
· Active registration and in good standing with British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
· Experience teaching in post secondary settings in course credit instruction as primary instructor is an asset.
· Demonstrated ability or capacity to teach in practice and classroom settings (face-to-face and online), including familiarity/experience with online technology-enhanced, experiential, and simulation learning environments is an asset.

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.