Professorial Tenure-Stream Appointments

Applications are invited from highly qualified individuals for four (4) full-time professorial tenure-stream positions in the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commencing July 1, 2019. Positions are available in the following areas: Common and Complex Health Challenges across the Lifespan (2 positions); Primary Health Care Across the Lifespan (Nurse Practitioner preferred); Critical Perspectives on Health and Health Care Across the Lifespan. In addition, we have one (1) full time professorial position in Transformative Approaches to Education at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2019. Responsibilities for all positions will include: teaching and supervision in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs, conducting a program of research, and academic service.

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 equivalent (Nursing preferred). Doctoral candidates who will complete their degree requirements prior to September 1, 2019 may be considered.

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.

A scholar at the level of Assistant Professor must demonstrate evidence of a beginning program of scholarship, including research and publications, and is eligible for external research funding and grants. A scholar at the level of Associate Professor has an established program of research, is recognized in their field locally and nationally with potential to achieve international repute, graduate supervisory experience, substantive research funding, and a strong publication record. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence, in scholarly research and teaching and be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching and pedagogical innovation. Experience with teaching in university undergraduate and graduate nursing programs; in technology-enhanced and experiential learning environments; and, in academic governance at the unit, faculty, and/or university level are viewed as assets.

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 health care organizations including the University Health Network, regional hospitals, leading long-term care and community health partners. We enjoy strong collaborations with Seneca and Georgian Colleges. Our sister units 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.

In their letter of application, candidates must clearly identify the position (area of expertise) to which they are applying and provide their College of Nurses of Ontario (or current jurisdictional) registration number. Proof of academic credentials and registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario are required prior to appointment. Applicants should submit a letter of application (indicating the rank applying for), up-to-date curriculum vitae, three signed letters of reference, a philosophy of teaching statement, teaching evaluations, and a 5-year research plan to: Dr. Shahirose Sadrudin Premji, Director, School of Nursing, Room 313, HNES Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON Canada M3J 1P3 at The application deadline is November 12, 2018.

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 Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

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