Teaching Track Appointment – School of Nursing
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations, and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.
The School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University is accepting applications for a teaching-track appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to teach in the School’s undergraduate BScN programs and graduate nursing programs. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2021.
About the School of Nursing
One of three professional schools within McMaster’s Faculty of Health Sciences, the School of Nursing offers undergraduate and graduate programs. As a member of a larger Faculty, the School of Nursing offers opportunities for interprofessional education and research. For almost 75 years, McMaster’s School of Nursing has delivered nursing education programs that have developed generations of professional nurses who are critical thinkers and contribute to nursing practice, research, education, policy, and administration. The McMaster Mohawk Conestoga BScN Nursing Education Consortium is very successful and provides undergraduate nursing education to approximately 2000 students annually. McMaster’s School of Nursing offers students three streams of study, 1) a four-year Basic stream at all three sites, 2) a 20-month Accelerated stream ( McMaster University site only), 3) a 3-year Post-RPN stream at Mohawk College and Conestoga College sites.
Our faculty is exceptional and renowned for excellence in innovative, evidence-based professional education. We are leaders in problem-based learning. McMaster’s School of Nursing ranked in the top 2 nursing schools in Canada and the top 20 nursing schools in the world by QS World University Rankings (2020).
Within a culture of optimism and respect, we continue to transform the future of nursing practice and lead with local and global communities through visionary inclusive education and high-impact research. The School of Nursing is committed to and is a leading partner in the McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) Indigenous Health Initiative. We are working collaboratively with University leaders to drive advocacy for Equity Diversity and Inclusion priorities and promote inclusive excellence.
The successful candidate will contribute through:
Exceptional teaching practice, providing nursing students with effective learning opportunities across educational programs. Teaching primarily in the undergraduate BScN programs.
Developing curriculum, learning resources and teaching materials to support student learning in the School of Nursing’s educational programs.
Teaching professors contribute to the academic mission at the university through teaching and learning, educational scholarship, service to the School, FHS, and University
Demonstrated excellence in teaching in a range of learning contexts (classroom, online, simulated, hospital or community clinical practice settings).
Expertise teaching nursing and health sciences, sciences, and nursing theory preferred.
Experience teaching courses based on inquiry or problem-based learning.
Experience in curriculum development and course design using evidence based educational methodology.
Ability to contribute to educational research, evaluation, and scholarship.
Eligible candidates must be registered in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
The successful applicant must have or be near completion of a PhD in Nursing or a relevant health related discipline.
Applicants are invited to apply online by submitting:
A cover letter which outlines areas of interest and expertise in teaching.
Statement of teaching and teaching dossier
Submit a brief statement describing any contributions made or planned in relation to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion or inclusive excellence in teaching, research, or service within higher education, community-based or other profession settings (2-page maximum)
Please note that letters of recommendations are not required at the time of application. These will be solicited at later stages of the search process
Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled. All applicants will receive an on-line confirmation of receipt of their application; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:
Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
How To Apply
To apply for this job, please submit your application online.
Employment Equity Statement
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.
The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.
The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.
As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey - Statement of Collection for additional information.
Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact:
Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247), or
Faculty of Health Sciences HR Office at ext. 22207, or
School of Graduate Studies at ext. 23679
to communicate accommodation needs.