Assistant Professor, Probationary (Tenure-Track), Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing
The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), at Western University, seeks an emerging academic to join our leading edge Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing (the School; http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/nursing/) with a 100-year history of academic and research excellence. The School is one of six in a progressive Faculty and offers academic programs in nursing at undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. A new state-of-the art building for the School opened in January, 2017.
The appointment will be Probationary (tenure-track) at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have knowledge, expertise, and a solid record of research productivity that supports innovation and leadership in nursing and health. Our priority research foci in the School are: digital health; women’s health; mental health, mental illness and wellness; violence, gender, inequity and health; and global and Indigenous health; areas that align with the School’s Strategic Plan (https://www.uwo.ca/fhs/nursing/research/index.html) and the signature areas identified in the FHS Strategic Research Plan (https://www.uwo.ca/fhs/about/strategic_plan.html).
We welcome applications from highly motivated individuals who have a strong commitment to excellence in research and education, and can flourish in changing academic and health care environments. We encourage applicants who appreciate the diversity of research, practice, education, and service delivery within Nursing and are prepared to take on the challenge of positioning the nursing profession for the future. The successful candidate will have completed (or close to completed) a PhD and bring a program of research consistent with their stage of career. In addition to research and scholarly activity, the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching across programs offered in the School, as well as service to the School, Faculty, University, and profession as appropriate. Applicants for this position will be Registered Nurses (Regular or Extended class) who are eligible to practice with no restrictions with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Western University (http://www.uwo.ca/) is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities. It is located in London, Ontario, with a vibrant population of 511,000. Supported by an academic health sciences network, the region is known for excellence and leadership in integrated teaching, research, and health care. Educational and research programs are supported through excellent relationships with health care and community agencies in the city and region. Support for research development is available through the Nursing Research Unit, the Faculty, and University. The University also offers programs to enhance teaching excellence through the Centre for Teaching and Learning (http://www.uwo.ca/tsc/).
The anticipated start date of the appointment is July, 2021, or as negotiated.
Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to submit a complete application package, as a single PDF, containing the following:
• Application for Full-Time Faculty Position form (https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/full-time-application-form.pdf)
• Cover letter that outlines their interest and qualifications for the role, and a statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in relation to their teaching and research
• Curriculum vitae
• Brief statement of teaching experiences, research accomplishments, and future research plans
• Names and contact information of three academic referees
The application package can be submitted via email to:
Dr. Victoria Smye, Director
Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences
Room 3301A, FIMS & Nursing Building, Western University London ON N6A 5B9
The review of applications will begin May 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Please quote number HS-223 on all correspondence.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identify or gender expression.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Dr. Victoria Smye at firstname.lastname@example.org