Contractually Limited Appointment in Nursing
York University School of Nursing

Contractually Limited Appointment

Discipline/Field: Nursing

Home Faculty: Health

Home Department/Area/Division: School of Nursing

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2021

Position End Date: June 30, 2024

School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, York University

Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA)

The School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, York University invites highly qualified applicants for a three-year Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA) at the rank of Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, to commence July 1, 2021. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Candidates must (1) be registered as a Registered Nurse in good standing or eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario; (2) have a baccalaureate degree in Nursing and; (3) a Masters degree in Nursing or a directly relevant field (Nursing preferred). Individuals with a PhD in Nursing or related field are preferred.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference. The successful candidate will have experience teaching a variety of core nursing courses at the undergraduate level with a demonstrated history of teaching excellence and innovation. The candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success, and the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to teaching, learning, and program design. A record of pedagogical innovation in areas such as professional practice, experiential education, technology enhanced learning, and/or transformative learning strategies is preferred as is experience with universal design approaches to teaching and assessment. Evidence of experience in the development of teaching resources and assessment tools and serving on professional committees or governance bodies is an asset. The candidates teaching expertise should complement the substantive areas of expertise of the current faculty, and may include pediatrics, geriatrics, community health, mental health, primary and/or acute care. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work. Creating or maintaining an independent program of research is not an expectation.

York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni.

The School of Nursing is in a period of transformation and growth and is now one of the largest, most comprehensive and research intensive in Canada with more than a thousand students at the bachelor, masters and doctoral levels. It is seeking approval to add a direct entry undergraduate program to replace a collaborative program and complement existing undergrad second entry, and IEN programs. Students and faculty benefit from partnerships with world leading healthcare providers in the greater Toronto area, and collaborations with Yorks world leading faculty in areas such as global health, health science, health policy and management, health informatics, neuroscience, psychology, and kinesiology.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Dr. Lisa Seto Nielsen, Chair of the Search Committee, School of Nursing,

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York Universitys Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) or citizens of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is March 1, 2021. Applicants must submit one application package which includes a cover letter that clearly identifies the position to which they are applying, addresses how they meet the qualifications listed above, and provide their College of Nurses of Ontario (or current jurisdictional) registration number; up-to-date curriculum vitae; three current signed letters of reference; a philosophy of teaching statement; and teaching evaluations. A complete application package should be addressed to: Dr. Shahirose Sadrudin Premji, Director, School of Nursing, and submitted electronically as one file to Proof of academic credentials and registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario are required prior to appointment. Incomplete application packages or those who fail to identify the position/area to which they are applying for will not be considered.

Posting End Date: March 1, 2021

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