Nursing - Assistant Professor (3 positions)

University of Manitoba - Fort Garry Campus

Location: Manitoba
Date posted: 2013-03-22



  • The Faculty of Nursing invites applications for 3 (three) tenure-track open positions (#08513, #16291, #16292)Open positions to be filled by the best qualified nursing applicant with a preference for a candidate with expertise in one or more of the following areas: community health, knowledge translation/evidence based nursing expertise, physiology, gerontology, acute care, education, or mental health who can contribute to health research relevant to the development of nursing knowledge and to the teaching of undergraduate and graduate nursing students.

Rank and salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Position: Activities and expectations include developing and maintaining an ongoing program of externally-funded research; teaching nursing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in areas of expertise; participating in the education of graduate students through thesis/comprehensive examination supervision; service in Faculty, University, and professional committees and activities; and where relevant, practicing in an area of clinical expertise. Successful applicants may be required to offer courses on-site or by various distance educational modalities.

Qualifications: A PhD in nursing or a related field is required. Additional qualifications include evidence of: a beginning program of scholarship (Assistant Professor level) or an established program of research (Associate Professor level), including funded research and peer-reviewed publications; evidence of previous effective teaching, strong communication skills; clinical expertise as relevant and, the ability to establish collegial relationships. Registration or eligibility for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba.

The Faculty has a complement of 112 staff (faculty and support). We currently have enrolments of 692 full-time and 159 part-time undergraduate students and 52 full-time and 32 part-time graduate students. The Faculty supports an active research environment through the Manitoba Centre for Nursing and Health Research and other centres of the University and numerous collaborative arrangements with health care agencies. A number of faculty hold career scientist awards. The Faculty has a strong commitment to the Aboriginal community, to accessibility and diversity, and to a wide range of practice environments. The Faculty is recognized for its leadership in international development.

Start Date: July 1, 2013

The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from qualified applicants including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, people with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The Faculty of Nursing offers both a BN undergraduate program and graduate programs. At the graduate level, we offer a Master's Program, which includes a Nurse Practitioner (NP) stream, as well as administration, education and clinical practice streams. This year we commenced the PhD Program in Nursing. At the present time, we have four Chairs; one CIHR, two MHRC, and a chair endowed by the Breast Cancer Foundation of Canada. Further, we have clinical and research links with other universities nationally and internationally and with a number of research institutes in Manitoba. For more information about our dynamic Faculty and the exciting initiatives and opportunities that await you, please contact us at or visit our website at:

The closing date for applications is May 15, 2013; however applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found. Applications should address the general qualifications and include a curriculum vitae. Contact details of three references should be sent to: Dr. Beverly O'Connell, Dean, Faculty of Nursing, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, or email

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of "The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

For more information about our dynamic Faculty and the exciting initiatives and opportunities that await you, please contact us at or visit our website at:


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