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Assistant Professor (1-Year Limited Term Appointment), Nursing

Brock University

About Brock University 

The Brock University experience is second to none in Canada. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city, with beautiful natural surroundings. With over 18,000 students and more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in seven diverse Faculties, Brock excels at providing exceptional experiential learning opportunities and highly rated student and campus life experiences. 

Our Geography 

Brock University’s main campus is situated atop the Niagara Escarpment, within a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, overlooking the city of St. Catharines, in the heart of Niagara wine country. The Niagara region is dotted with landmarks that recognize our nation’s history and features breathtaking natural beauty and world-famous attractions. St. Catharines is home to vibrant arts and entertainment venues, and is a short drive from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Buffalo, New York. With one of the warmest climates in Canada, clean, safe communities, and surprisingly affordable real estate, Niagara is an exceptional location to call home. 

What we Offer 

Brock University offers competitive salary and benefits and ample support for research and sabbaticals. Research resources include; conference support, start-up funding, subscriptions to major databases and access to various research funding vehicles.  For candidates considering relocation, moving expenses will be administered according to the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.  

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences is home to over 100 faculty members, 4000 undergraduate and 250 graduate students in five departments; Kinesiology, Nursing, Health Sciences, Recreation and Leisure Studies and Sport Management.

About the position

The Department of Nursing is seeking qualified applicants for a one-year, limited term appointment at the rank of assistant professor effective July 1, 2021 with expertise in the area of medical/surgical nursing.

The successful candidate will have a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a completed master’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD or enrolled in a doctoral program. Candidates must also demonstrate a beginning program of research and publications. We invite candidates with a commitment to primary health care principles to apply. Teaching experience in a post-secondary setting would also be an asset. Applicants must be registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Please note that courses run throughout the calendar year.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full course load as assigned (2.0 course credits, normally comprised of four, .5-credit courses). Teaching may take place during the day, evenings and/or weekends, as well as on campus, or online. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in a program of research in their area of expertise. Participation in service commitments to the department, faculty, university and/or community is required.

Hiring decisions will be made on the basis of excellence in research and teaching and meeting departmental needs. The closing date for applications is at 12:01 am on April 4, 2021 and the review process will continue until the position is filled.

For additional information please contact:

Dr. Dawn Prentice, Chair

Department of Nursing

Brock University

1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way

St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1


To Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching performance, a list of current professional credentials/certifications, and the names and contact information of three academic references, all in electronic format (a single PDF document is preferred) via the online application system (Note: file maximum of 5MB per attachment upload). Supplemental application information beyond the 5MB limit can be sent to:

Applications should be submitted electronically through the Brock Careers website at the following link:

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

For more information about the department, please see:

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of employment equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups can fill out the Self-Identification questions included in the questionnaire at the time of application. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility

for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the

Employee Accommodation Policy Please advise: Talent Acquisition, to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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