Nursing - 3 Assistant Professors

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-02-11

Competition Number: UOIT13 - 13
Faculty or Department: Faculty of Health Sciences - Collaborative BScN Program
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Nursing
Number of Positions: 3
Posting Date: February 8, 2013
Closing Date: March 22, 2013

We invite you to consider joining the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), a research intensive institution with an internationally educated faculty and innovative approaches to teaching.

The Faculty of Health Sciences is accepting applications for up to three (3) core faculty position in the Nursing Program in the Faculty of Health Sciences. These appointments will be tenure-stream positions at the Assistant Professor rank. These positions are subject to budgetary approval, and would start at a mutually agreeable time, preferably July 1, 2013.

The Nursing Program at UOIT follows a unique model in that both undergraduate nursing programs (Collaborative BScN and RPN to BScN) are offered in collaboration through a fully integrated model. Jointly administered with Durham College (Collaborative BScN) and with Durham College and Georgian College (RPN to BScN), both programs hold a seven-year accreditation status and current enrolment of more than 700 students.

Teaching-learning approaches in the Nursing Program are congruent with the Caring Curriculum and employ technology-enabled teaching innovation. All approaches to scholarly inquiry are valued equally and there is broad representation in faculty areas of focus, including: human experience of health and illness, women's health, mental health, end of life care, accessible education including technology-enabled learning and program evaluation, and simulation.

UOIT is uniquely located near healthcare agencies that specialize in supporting people living with cancer and people living with mental health issues. We are also partnered with the Masters of Health Sciences - a UOIT program that is conceptualized through three streams (Community-based Health; Kinesiology, and Health Informatics).

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Nursing or a related area and a strong academic background with demonstrated achievement in teaching and research. All areas of expertise in nursing research and practice will be considered. Applicants must be eligible to be a Registered Nurse in the Province of Ontario, with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), and completion of a degree in nursing at either the undergraduate and/or graduate level is required.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to develop and provide high quality curriculum; excellent communication skills; a willingness to work collegially; and be expected to play an integral role in the growth, development and identity of the Nursing Program. In keeping with a technology-enabled learning environment utilizing laptop computers and wireless connectivity, UOIT seeks faculty members who will utilize a technology-enhanced learning approach, and who strive to explore and develop new pedagogies.

Applications will be accepted until March 22, 2013 or until suitable candidates are found. Review of applications will begin in late March 2013. Applicants should submit in electronic format, with their name and the above competition number in the subject line, a formal letter of application, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a statement of teaching interests/experience, an outline of their present and future research agendas, and three letters of recommendation to

UOIT is strongly committed to diversity within its community, and welcomes applications from qualified visible minority group members, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further the diversification of ideas. UOIT also offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live near one of the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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