Nursing - Tenure-Track Position

University of Lethbridge

Location: Alberta
Date posted: 2013-01-02

Faculty Position in Nursing

The University of Lethbridge, a comprehensive university with about 8500 students from 37 countries, aims to foster the spirit of free inquiry and the critical interpretation of ideas. The University is a vital part of Lethbridge, a community of 87,000 located in picturesque southern Alberta, close to the Rocky Mountains. An excellent place to raise a family and enjoy the many recreational and cultural amenities of the area, you will discover a wonderful quality of life that is second to none.
If you are flexible, open to innovation, and committed to the creation of an environment that excites and ignites learning, we welcome your application. The Faculty of Health Sciences is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and community service together with novel approaches to health care.

Position: The Faculty of Health Sciences has an opening for a probationary (tenure-track) position in Nursing, rank open. The position will commence on July 1, 2013.

If you possess a PhD in Nursing or a related discipline, or a PhD near completion, and at least one degree in Nursing, your application is of considerable interest to us. You should have expertise in nursing practice, research and teaching and be prepared to engage in curriculum development and develop a program of research. Candidates must be eligible for registration as a nurse in good standing in the Province of Alberta.

Academic Setting: The four year BN and 23-month BN After-Degree are offered in collaboration with Lethbridge College within the Nursing Education in Southwestern Alberta (NESA) Program. Students practice in rural and urban settings including institutional and community locations. You will have an opportunity to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs and you will also benefit from a start-up research allowance that will help you to develop your scholarly activities. The University of Lethbridge has a reputation for providing a high quality education and has been rated #1 for research activities among institutions of our size in Canada. The university website, http://www.uleth.ca, contains more information about our institution. To view additional information about the Faculty of Health Sciences, please visit our website at http://www.uleth.ca/hlsc.

Remuneration: You will receive an excellent salary commensurate with your experience, as well as a benefit-package, and relocation assistance. Please visit The University of Lethbridge website to view the economic benefits package outlined in the University of Lethbridge Faculty Association (ULFA) Handbook.

Employment Equity: The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration Regulations, first preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. All positions are subject to Board approval.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, evidence of research and teaching, a letter of application including teaching interests, and names and contact information for at least three referees. Send this material and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Chris Hosgood, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4 prior to the deadline date. Electronic applications are welcomed at: dean.hlsc@uleth.ca. Deadline for application is January 31, 2013


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