School of Nursing, Faculty of Health

Professorial Stream Appointments

The School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Primary Health Care Across the Lifespan at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will join one of Canada’s largest, most comprehensive, top ranked, research focused Schools of Nursing in Canada.  The School currently offers three pathways toward a Bachelors degree in Nursing (second entry, direct entry, internationally educated), as well as a Masters in Nursing, a Masters for preparation as a Nurse Practitioner, and a PhD in nursing. The School is in the midst of significant growth and renewal and enjoys partnerships with world leading healthcare institutions in both Ontario and around the world. 

Candidates must (1) be registered as a Registered Nurse (Extended Class) in good standing or eligible for registration (Extended Class) with the College of Nurses of Ontario; hold current registration and qualifications as a Nurse Practitioner in Ontario  (2) have a baccalaureate degree in Nursing; (3) have a Master’s degree in Nursing or a related field (Nursing preferred), and (4) have a PhD or PhD near completion at the time of the appointment in Nursing or other relevant area (Nursing preferred).

The successful candidate should have experience with health for persons and communities with respect to acute and chronic disease, attention to the social determinants of health, and improving access to quality care for people with a history of marginalization. The successful candidate will be expected to play a critical role in coordinating the MScN-PHCNP program and teach clinically-focused courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The faculty member may have the opportunity to play a leadership role in the nine-university Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner consortium program, such as in teaching or program management at York, and/or in course development at the broader provincial level.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and, as appropriate, externally funded research at the highest level. Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of research excellence of a recognized international calibre as demonstrated in: the research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and the successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.

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, lisaseto@yorku.ca.

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 www.yorku.ca/acadjobs 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 December 15, 2020Applicants 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 current signed letters of reference; a philosophy of teaching statement; teaching evaluations (if available); and a 5-year research plan including grant funding strategies. A complete application package should be addressed to:

Dr. Shahirose Sadrudin Premji, Director, School of Nursing, and submitted electronically as one file to 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.