Nursing - Two Full-Time Positions

Western University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-02-15


The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing at Western University invites applications for two full-time faculty positions:

1. Assistant or Associate Professor in Leadership in Nursing Education
2. Assistant or Associate Professor in Leadership in Health Services Delivery

The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing seeks two strong academics 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 and it offers five academic programs at undergraduate and graduate levels. The School has recently launched a pilot of its PhD program using flexible delivery and exploring the possibility of evolving additional streams at the Masters level.

Western University ( is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities. It is located in London, Ontario, with a vibrant population of 385,000. The region is known for excellence and leadership in integrated teaching, research and patient care. The development of an Academic Health Sciences Network facilitates greater levels of integration and synergy. The School has committed partnerships with leading practice centers in the city and region. Educational and research programs are supported through excellent relationships with health care and community agencies. Support for research development is available through the Nursing Research Unit. The University offers programs to enhance the teaching enterprise through the Teaching Support Centre (

The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Probationary [tenure-track] or with tenure) depending on qualifications and extent of research and academic experience. Successful candidates will have knowledge, expertise, and a heightened record of research productivity that aligns with either the Leadership in Nursing Education or Leadership in Health Services Delivery fields of study. Of particular interest are those candidates with innovative ideas and expertise related to theory, application, and research in one or more of the following areas: teaching and learning, curriculum and program development, evaluation, simulation, informatics, transformative leadership, educational and organizational leadership development, policy, and economics. The candidates will have demonstrated expertise in developing and teaching courses in various teaching environments (i.e., traditional, flexible, simulated) and a learner-centered, adult-oriented philosophy of teaching, learning, and evaluation.

The successful candidates will support the teaching needs in both graduate and undergraduate programs offered in the School. The successful candidates will develop and deliver courses across programs in seminar, large class, and flexible delivery formats as required and engage in curriculum development, attract and supervise graduate students, engage in scholarly activities, compete for peer-adjudicated research grants, and participate in service internal and external to the university. A strong record of peer-reviewed publications and research grants are preferred for both positions, and are required for those individuals applying at the Associate Professor rank.

Requirements for the position include registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (or eligibility for registration) and at least one graduate degree in Nursing. Preference will be given to candidates holding a Ph.D. degree in Nursing.

The effective date of appointment is July 1, 2013. Applications are invited immediately. Please send a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names of three academic referees 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 May 5, 2013.
Please quote number HS 125 on all correspondence for the Leadership in Nursing Education position and HS 126 for the Leadership in Health Services Delivery position

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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