Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Nursing
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.
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 Position
The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences and Department of Nursing at Brock University are pleased to invite PhD prepared nurses or those currently enrolled in PhD programs, to submit an application for a full-time, probationary tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Nursing, effective January 1, 2022.
The successful applicant for this position will support teaching needs primarily in the undergraduate program at the level of an Assistant Professor position. Applicants must have successfully completed, or currently be enrolled in, a PhD program in Nursing or a relevant discipline with at least one graduate degree in Nursing. Applicants should show a strong commitment to Primary Health Care, equity and inclusion. Preference may be given to candidates with a clinical and teaching background in acute care, community-based practice, maternal health, pediatrics, or mental health, although other areas of expertise may be considered. Applicants will also have a program of research and/or scholarship and publications already established. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience and/or expertise teaching in nursing programs. Applicants must be Registered Nurses, holding a current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing, or evidence of eligibility to obtain prior to hire.
For additional information please contact:
Dr. Karyn Taplay, RN, PhD
Department of Nursing
Information on the Department of Nursing can be found at https://brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/nursing
• Please apply online using the “Apply” button. Applicants must submit:
• a letter of application;
• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
• a current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (or evidence of eligibility to obtain);
• a one page summary of teaching philosophy and interests;
• names and contact information for three (3) professional referees.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday September 7, 2021 (This position will close at 12:01 am on September 7; the last full day to apply is September 6, 2021).
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: https://brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/nursing/
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 https://brocku.ca/policies/wp-content/uploads/sites/94/Employment-Accommodation-Policy.pdf. Please advise: Talent Acquisition, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Learn more about Brock University by visiting www.brocku.ca.