Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Coordinator, MN Nurse Practitioner Program
University of Toronto
The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time teaching stream position in the MN Nurse Practitioner Program. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an expected start date of January 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will be eligible to hold the position of Coordinator, MN Nurse Practitioner Program for a term of three years in the first instance, renewable subject to successful review.
The Faculty welcomes applications from licensed nurse practitioners with demonstrated excellence in teaching in a range of classroom, online, and practice settings and expertise in adult or primary health care nursing. All applicants must hold licensure as a nurse practitioner (adult, paediatric or primary healthcare). Applicants with recent clinical nursing practice and/or academic leadership experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates will hold at least a Masters degree in nursing. A PhD or equivalent in nursing or a related discipline is preferred.
Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry must be demonstrated in a dossier of prior teaching experience that includes teaching accomplishments, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and course evaluations, submitted as part of the application, as well as through strong endorsements from referees of high international standing reflecting on both the candidate’s teaching and commitment to excellent pedagogical practices. Teaching-related scholarship should be evidenced by publications in field-relevant journals, or forthcoming publications and presentations at conferences. As Coordinator of the MN Nurse Practitioner Program, applicants must provide evidence of previous experience in academic program planning, engaging in continuous quality improvement processes, support of the student experience, and mentorship of faculty scholarship and teaching.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Toronto is one of the world’s most dynamic and multicultural cities. The population of the Greater Toronto Region is nearly 6 million, making it one of the largest metropolitan regions in North America. Over 150 languages are spoken in the city, and half of the city’s population was born outside Canada. It is Canada’s number-one tourist destination.
The city is home to a burgeoning research environment. The area boasts the fourth-largest cluster of medical expertise in North America. The downtown “Discovery District,” in which the St. George campus of the University of Toronto is situated, contains nine teaching hospitals, numerous scientific research institutes, and MaRS, an innovation centre that brings ideas in science and technology together with business acumen and financing. This intellectual dynamism is evident across all areas of research, education and the arts in the city.
The University of Toronto is the largest and most prestigious research-intensive university in Canada. The 2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings place the University of Toronto at 19th in the world. The historical strengths that have shaped the University’s progress and achievements include excellence across a wide array of disciplines, leadership in professional education, pre-eminence in graduate education, three federated universities, and decentralized management with strong decanal leadership. The quality and range of the University’s programs—undergraduate, graduate and professional—attract students from all parts of Ontario and Canada, and internationally. For more information, please visit http://www.utoronto.ca.
The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing was ranked first in Canada and in the top 10 nursing schools in the world in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject for nursing, and is a research-intensive Faculty that embraces the University's tripartite mission of excellence in research, education, and practice. The Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing offers multiple innovative graduate and undergraduate degree programs, drawing on a partnership with one of North America’s largest academic health science complexes; the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network, which incorporates nine multi-site, fully affiliated teaching hospitals, as well as a network of affiliated community hospitals and public health agencies. The Faculty is committed to the mission of international leadership in nursing research and education. Through the leadership and mentorship of outstanding faculty members, the Faculty’s graduates excel in professional practice, lead in nursing research and scholarship, and improve health locally and globally.
The Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing offers a 20-month, second entry, Baccalaureate program and a highly sought after professional master’s program comprising three fields (clinical nursing, health systems leadership and administration and nurse practitioner; adult, paediatric and primary health care) and a world-leading doctoral program.
For more information on the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing please visit our home page at http://bloomberg.nursing.uroronto.ca.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter that outlines past experience in academic program planning, quality improvement processes, support of the student experience, and faculty mentorship; a curriculum vitae; and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and course evaluations). If you have questions about this position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. All application materials must be submitted online.
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Applicants must also arrange to have three reference letters (signed and on letterhead), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate's teaching, sent directly by the referee to the department via e-mail to email@example.com by September 16, 2019.
All application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by September 16, 2019.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.