Employment Posting:
Tenure-Track - Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Employment Type:
Full-time Faculty
Closing Date:

Tenure-Track - Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Date Posted: August 10, 2022

The School of Nursing in the Faculty of Education and Professional Studies at Nipissing University invites applications from qualified candidates for two tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor level commencing January 1, 2023 to support its on-campus and online programs. 

This is an opportunity to join a growing School of Nursing in a university that focuses on quality undergraduate teaching and research while looking to establish a graduate program for nurses. The school has a strong reputation for being student-centred and providing students with rich practice-based learning opportunities. We are strengthening the inclusion of Indigenous knowledges and understandings in relation to health, wellness, and healing, with an emphasis on anti-racist and anti-oppressive teaching frameworks. For more information on the School of Nursing, please visit our website.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of one (1) graduate degree in Nursing. Completion or near completion of a Ph.D. in nursing or a related discipline would be considered an asset. In addition, the successful candidate must be registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario or be eligible for licensure. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background and evidence of teaching experience and expertise within post-secondary settings; having publications and funded research project experience is considered an asset. Candidates with a good understanding of nursing education in an academic environment will be given preference. The successful candidate will ideally have recent clinical, research, and/or teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: northern/rural nursing, community/public health, and mental health/psychiatric nursing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will be effective January 1, 2023.

Nipissing University is in the City of North Bay, Ontario (population 55,000), between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake and surrounded by pristine Canadian Shield Forest. A comfortable three-hour drive from Toronto and three and a half hours from Ottawa, this growing city has a vibrant arts community, ample amenities, and countless opportunities for outdoor activities. Faculty members at Nipissing enjoy a lifestyle conducive to study and thoughtful research.

Nipissing University sits on the territory of Nipissing First Nation, the territory of the Anishinabek, with its communities bordering the city. North Bay offers Primary Care and Daycare services at the North Bay Indigenous Hub and a wide range of services at the North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre.

Applications should include a statement of teaching philosophy, research interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and affiliations of three referees. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. These materials should be sent in one PDF document and electronically to careers@nipissingu.ca.

Nipissing University is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages applications, which may include self-identification in a covering letter from Indigenous persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons who identify as LGBTQ2S+, and visible minorities.

The search committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Nipissing University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Please note that only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Before applying to this position, please review Nipissing University's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Nipissing University is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources at accessibility@nipissingu.ca.