PhD Position in Nursing

Thompson Rivers University

Application Restrictions
Open to both Internal and external
Job Type
Faculty (Sessional)
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)
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (If Applicable)

Thompson Rivers University, School of Nursing, requires creative committed educators to join a dynamic faculty focused on preparing nurses for diverse practice settings.  The Master of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner (MN-NP) program has a sessional faculty position in the MN-NP program teaching NURS 5330: Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics for the fall 2023 semester (Sep 5 - Dec 15, 2023).


  • 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 NP degree with current practice and teaching experience may be considered;
  • Current NP registration in a Canadian jurisdiction in good standing without limits or conditions, and/or eligibility for registration with BCCNM;
  • Experience in nursing education;
  • Experience using teaching and learning technologies;
  • Experience using a learning management system;
  • Experience preparing evaluative tools and grading;
  • Experience teaching and/or developing pharmacotherapies content would be an asset;
  • Three (3) years or equivalent hours of clinical practice experience;    
  • Exemplary communication skills (written, oral and electronic);
  • An understanding of, and experience in, the Canadian healthcare system.
Pay Band
According to TRUFA Salary Schedule
Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Organizational Unit
Thompson Rivers University -> School of Nursing -> Master of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner
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.