Assistant / Associate Professor - Nursing

Canada, North America
May 05, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Job Description

Requisition Title:Assistant / Associate Professor - Nursing - 1300914

Job Field:Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division:Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Department:Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Oct 3, 2013
Job Closing:October 31, 2013 Open Until Filled


The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream or tenured appointment position in Nursing. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and commence as early as July 1, 2014.

The Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto is seeking to build upon its internationally renowned research portfolio and further develop interdisciplinary collaborative research opportunities across the University of Toronto, the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network, nationally and internationally.

The candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an independent research program of international calibre in their field of study. Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in any of a range of relevant disciplinary areas is expected (e.g., acute, paediatric or gerontological nursing; mental health, community or public health nursing, or health services research). Applicants whose research involves significant clinical or practice engagement are strongly encouraged. An ability to initiate collaborations and work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams is essential. Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in nursing or related disciplineby by date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Postdoctoral or equivalent experience is an asset. Ability to meet requirements for registration as a nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario is essential. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, the first named faculty of nursing in Canada, ranks first in publications and citations in relation to other public Canadian universities and members of the Association of American Universities (AAU). It is second only to the University of Pennsylvania amongst private AAU schools. Research at the Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing involves three fields of excellence: Nursing Health Services Research, Critical Approaches to Health and Health Care, and Effective Care and Health Outcomes. Successful candidates will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues across a range of professional and academic disciplines, and to take an active role in teaching undergraduate and graduate students at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing.

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 research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact  All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 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 ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to by the closing date, October 31, 2013. This search will remain open until filled.

For more information on the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing please visit our home page at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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