Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor in Nursing (multiple positions)
York University, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health

Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Nursing (multiple positions)

Home Faculty: Health

Home Department/Area/Division: School of Nursing

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

The School of Nursing, Faculty of Health invites applications for three (3) professorial stream tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2020.


One position is available in the each of the following areas: Primary Health Care Across the Lifespan (Nurse Practitioner preferred) focusing on primary health across the lifespan, health for persons and communities with respect to acute and chronic disease and access to care for vulnerable groups; Critical Perspectives on Health and Health Care Across the Lifespan with research in developing a critical awareness and understanding of the upstream influences on Canadian health care reform focusing on such areas as policies, barriers and practices linked to access of health care, quality and cost of health and healthcare, and equity; and Transformative Pedagogies in Nursing Praxis focusing on transforming education in such areas as to meet the evolving needs of diverse nursing and interdisciplinary health care providers and meaningfully engage students using innovative pedagogies.


Candidates must (1) be registered in good standing or eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario; (2) have a baccalaureate degree in Nursing; (3) a Master’s degree in Nursing or a related field (Nursing preferred), and (3) a PhD in Nursing or other relevant area (Nursing preferred). Doctoral candidates who will complete their degree requirements prior to December 1, 2020 may be considered.


Candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in scholarly research, university teaching, and graduate supervision. They will be expected to develop and sustain a productive, innovative, and high-quality program of research related to their expertise, including securing external funding and the publication of scholarly papers, chapters, books, monographs. Experience with teaching in university undergraduate and/or graduate nursing programs using pedagogical innovation, experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate alignment with the School of Nursing’s commitment to human science, social justice, and health promotion and to multiple perspectives in nursing discourses, knowledge, and research.


Responsibilities for all positions will includes teaching and supervision in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs, conducting a program of research, and academic service. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


The School of Nursing at York University is undergoing substantial faculty growth and aims to become one of Canada’s top, research intensive Schools of Nursing. We offer Bachelors, Master’s and Doctoral programs in nursing, including a MScN-PHCNP program. We have strong strategic alliances with multiple acute health care organizations, regional hospitals, leading long-term care and community health partners. The other programs in the Faculty of Health are all ranked among the best in the world and include Kinesiology and Health Science, Psychology, Health Policy and Management, as well as Global Health.


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. Shahirose Sadrudin Premji, Director and Professor School of Nursing, premjis@yorku.ca or 416-736-2100 Ext. 66616.


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 http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form/. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form .


The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 1, 2019. Applicants must submit one application package which includes a cover letter clearly identifying the position (area of expertise) to which they are applying and provide their College of Nurses of Ontario (or current jurisdictional) registration number; up-to-date curriculum vitae; three signed letters of reference; a philosophy of teaching statement; teaching evaluations (if available); and a 5-year research plan including grant funding strategies. Applications should be addressed to: Dr. Shahirose Sadrudin Premji, Director, School of Nursing, Room 313, HNES Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON Canada M3J 1P3 and submitted at nursrch@yorku.ca. 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: November 1, 2019

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