Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant/Associate Professor
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

Professorial Tenure-Stream Appointments

Applications are invited from highly qualified individuals for three (3) full-time Professorial Stream tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commencing July 1, 2018. We invite applications from highly qualified nurses with expertise in one of the following areas: Primary Health Care/Community Nursing; Global Context of Nursing; or Oncology. Responsibilities will include: teaching and supervision in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs (PhD program commencing in September 2018); conducting a program of research; and academic service. Successful candidates for the Global Context of Nursing position should also be able to support teaching in the Global Health Program.

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, a Master's degree in Nursing or a related field (Nursing preferred), and a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Nursing or a related field (PhD in Nursing preferred) completed by the commencement of appointment. 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. A scholar at the level of Assistant Professor demonstrates 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, 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.

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.

All York University position are subject to budgetary approval. 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, teaching evaluations, and a 5-year research plan 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 15, 2017.


Posting End Date: November 15, 2017