Assistant Professor - Nursing

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Nursing - 1701395

The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full time tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin on January 1st, 2018.

The Faculty welcomes applications from candidates with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching; particularly in the fields of chronic disease management (eg cancer, palliative care, cardiovascular disease, diabetes), maternal and child health, mental health, Indigenous health or global health. Evidence of excellence in teaching should be demonstrable in the submitted teaching statement and dossier of prior teaching experience, strong course evaluations and letters of reference affirming the candidate's teaching accomplishments. Evidence of excellence in research will be evidenced by publications or a research pipeline considered of high quality, award of competitive funding as a co- or principal investigator, as well as strong letters of recommendation from referees of high international standing. Applications will be evaluated in regard to the applicant's record of scholarly activity, national/international reputation, relevance of their research, and expectation for ongoing academic achievement and contributions to the field. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an externally funded research program.

Applicants whose research involves significant clinical or practice engagement are strongly encouraged. Candidates will hold at least a Masters degree in nursing and a PhD in nursing or related discipline by date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Postdoctoral or equivalent experience is an asset. All applicants must be eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Salary and rank 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 from abroad. The University is home to 16 Faculties and the School of Graduate Studies, and its teaching programs are delivered on the historic St. George campus in downtown Toronto, on campuses in Mississauga and Scarborough, and in nine fully affiliated teaching hospitals in Toronto.

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The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing was ranked sixth in the 2017 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 (TAHSN), 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.

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All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future scholarly activities. If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to fifteen attachments (8.3 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:

Applicants should also provide three reference letters sent directly to the department via e-mail to by October 16, 2017. Review of applications will begin after October 16, 2017, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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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.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Department: Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 1, 2017
Job Closing: Oct 16, 2017 Open Until Filled