ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF TEACHING (TENURE-TRACK) POSITIONS

 

The School of Nursing at the University of BritishColumbia - Vancouver campus invites applications for up to four (4) full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Teaching positions. We are particularly interested in applicants with educational leadership. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2025, or as soon as feasible thereafter. 

The School of Nursing at UBC is the oldest university-based nursing program in Canada, with a global reputation for excellence in research, innovative teaching, and values rooted in health equity, social justice, and community engagement. UBC’s Vancouver campus is situated at the tip of Point Grey on the unceded lands of the Musqueam people, surrounded by forest, ocean and mountains. Consistently ranked as one of the most diverse cities in Canada, Vancouver is also one of the most livable cities in the world. 

Positions in the Professor of Teaching stream offer a career path based on excellence and innovation in teaching and educational leadership in the intellectually exciting atmosphere of a top-tier School of Nursing. The successful candidates will teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels in the School of Nursing, and be highly engaged in curriculum development and pedagogical innovation through teaching theory and clinical courses in nursing. Applicants must either demonstrate or possess a clear potential and interest in achieving excellence in teaching and learning, in educational leadership, and in providing service to the University and the nursing profession. The successful candidate(s) are expected to work closely with other members of the School of Nursing faculty. Applicants must have earned at least a master’s degree in nursing, although a PhD in nursing is preferred, and must be registered or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner in the BC College of Nurses and Midwives. 

Applicants should submit a letter stating their career objectivesand suitability for the position. Please include an overview of relevant experience and achievements, andapproaches to teaching and educational leadership. Please also include a statement on how your experiences and/or knowledge will support the School of Nursing’s commitments to anti-racism and Indigenous health and cultural safety. For information on the University’s and School’s commitments to reducing systemic racism and promoting cultural safety in education and health care, please see https://antiracism.nursing.ubc.ca/ and https://nursing.ubc.ca/initiatives/indigenous-cultural-safety. For information on the University’s inclusion action plan, see https://equity.ubc.ca/about/inclusion-action-plan/inclusion-action-plan-what-we-heard/.

Salary will be commensurate with level of educational preparation and experience. The expected salary range for this position is $110,000/year to $135,000/year.

Applications, including cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for four references must be submittedonline at https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ubcfacultyjobs/details/Assistant-Professor-of-Teaching_JR17833. Review of applications will begin on August 5, 2024; all applications received by that date will receive full consideration. 

This advertisement as well as further information about the School is available on theSchool of Nursing website at http://www.nursing.ubc.caand information on the employment environment in the Faculty of AppliedScience is available at https://apsc.ubc.ca/faculty/career-opportunities. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable work environment for all members of its workforce. An inclusive work environment presumes an environment where differences are accepted, recognized and integrated into current structures, planning and decision-making modes. Within this hiring process, we will make efforts to create an inclusive and equitable process for all candidates (including but not limited to people with disabilities). Accommodations are available on request for all candidates taking part in the selection process. To confidentially request accommodations, please contact Christine McKay at directors.assistant@nursing.ubc.ca or 604-822-7747

To learn more about UBC’s Centre for Workplace Accessibility, please visit their website https://hr.ubc.ca/health-and-wellbeing/workplace-accessibility/centre-workplace-accessibility. To learn more about how the University is working to create a more inclusive working and learning environment, please see the UBC Inclusion Action Plan's goals related to recruitment and retention https://equity.ubc.ca/about/inclusion-action-plan/inclusion-action-plan-what-we-heard/.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse communityfosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on anygrounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code,including sex, sexual orientation,gender identity or expression,racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/orstatus as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouragedto apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.