Monday, January 20, 2014

Assistant or Associate Professor, Nursing Sciences

Assistant or Associate Professor in Nursing Science

Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing

Faculty of Health Sciences

Western University

The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing seeks an emerging/accomplished academic to join a leading edge School of Nursing with a long history of academic and research excellence. The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing is one of six Schools in a progressive Faculty of Health Sciences ( http://www.uwo.fhs/). The School offers six academic programs at undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels.

Western University ( is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities. It is located in London, Ontario, with a vibrant population of 385,000. Supported by an Academic Health Sciences Network, the region is known for excellence and leadership in integrated teaching, research and patient 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 the teaching enterprise through the Teaching Support Centre (

The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor and will be a Probationary (tenure-track) or tenure position depending on qualifications and research accomplishments. Successful candidates will have knowledge, expertise, and a solid record of research productivity that aligns with either the Leadership in Health Services Administration Delivery or Leadership in Health Promotion fields of study.

We welcome applications from highly motivated individuals who have a strong commitment to excellence in research and education, and who can flourish in a changing academic and health care environment. We encourage applicants who appreciate the diversity of practice within Nursing and are prepared to take on the challenge of positioning the nursing profession to effectively address complexities within the health care arena.

The successful candidate will support the teaching needs in both graduate and undergraduate programs offered in the School. As the successful applicant, you will have, or be nearing completion of, a PhD in Nursing or a related discipline, and an independent, robust research program in your field of study. An established track record in teaching and research are preferred for this position; however, these accomplishments will be compelling for the rank of Associate Professor. You will also have demonstrated skills mentoring students and an outstanding record of teaching in graduate and/or undergraduate programs. Applicants for this position will hold, or be eligible for, registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

The effective date of appointment is July 1, 2014. Applications are invited immediately. Interested applicants are required to complete the form available at as part of your application submission and submit to:

Dr. Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn, Director

Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing

Faculty of Health Sciences

Room H125, Health Sciences Addition

Western University

London, Ontario N6A 5C1

The deadline for receipt of applications is March 1, 2014.

Please quote number HS 131 on all correspondence.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

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