Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Alternate Stream - Assistant Lecturer
Discipline/Field: Nursing (multiple positions)
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: School of Nursing
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018

School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, York University

Alternate Stream Tenure-Stream Appointments

Applications are invited from highly qualified individuals for three (3) Alternate Stream (teaching-focused) tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Lecturer; commencing July 1, 2018, subject to budgetary approval. We invite applications from nurses with expertise in one of the following areas: Nursing Simulation; Mental Health/Mental Illness; or Common & Complex Health Challenges (adults). Responsibilities for these positions will include teaching in the undergraduate program, and academic service. The successful candidate for the Nursing Simulation position shall be appointed as the Director of the Nursing Simulation Centre (NSC) and provide academic leadership in simulation and clinically-related nursing education with associated clinical learning resource management in collaboration with faculty. The NSC Director will lead the development of additional teaching and learning supports within the NSC for students to foster excellence in educational practice, as well as guide and monitor processes within the NSC to ensure the effective utilization of resources.

Successful candidates must be registered in good standing or eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario; and have a baccalaureate degree in Nursing and a Master's degree in Nursing or a related field. Candidates must demonstrate alignment with the School of Nursing's commitment to human science and to multiple perspectives in nursing discourses, knowledge, and research; and demonstrate alignment with the School of Nursing's commitment to social justice and health promotion. Successful candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience in the declared area of expertise. Recent, clinical experience (within the past 5 years) is preferred. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence, or the promise of excellence, in teaching and a commitment to pedagogy. In addition, the successful candidate for the NSC Director position must demonstrate experience in implementing simulation activities, managing high-fidelity patient simulators, and developing and implementing simulation scenarios.

Experience in the broader context of nursing (e.g., policy development, program planning); possession of a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Nursing or a related field (PhD in Nursing preferred); and experience with teaching in university undergraduate programs in technology-enhanced and experiential learning environments, and serving on professional committees or governance bodies are viewed as assets.

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 and permanent residents will be given priority.

In their letter of application, applicants must clearly identify their specific area of expertise.

Applicants must provide their College of Nurses of Ontario (or current jurisdictional) registration number when applying. Proof of academic credentials is required prior to appointment. Applicants should submit a Self Identification Form, a letter of application, up-to-date curriculum vitae, three signed letters of reference, a philosophy of teaching statement, and teaching evaluations to: Address your application package to: Dr. Judith MacDonnell, Interim Director, School of Nursing, Room 313, HNES Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON Canada M3J 1P3. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. The application deadline is November 30, 2017.


Posting End Date: November 30, 2017