Positions in Health Services Research and Aging
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
Faculty Positions in Health Services Research and Aging

Specifically Health outcomes and Quality of Care/Quality of Life

The Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta is recruiting two tenure track faculty positions: a junior (e.g., assistant professor) individual and an early mid-career (e.g., associate professor) individual both in the aging area and focused on: Health Outcomes and Quality of Care/Quality of Life. We are seeking highly productive individuals with a strong grounding in the quantitative sciences, e.g., epidemiology, quantitative sociology, biostatistics, and in mixed methods. Specifically, we are seeking individuals experienced in conducting clinical trials. Experience in improvement and implementation science methods or working with large databases are assets, as is, a focus on improving quality of care and life for older adults with later stages of dementia. Completion of successful postdoctoral training will be an advantage.

These two positions are being recruited to the programmatic area of the Faculty of Nursing’s Tier 1 Canada Research Chair https://www.ualberta.ca/nursing/about/contact-us-and-people/academic-listing/carole-estabrooks and will be part of a strong mentorship and capacity building program.

The position offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications, a comprehensive benefits package, an attractive start-up package, significant ongoing research support, and relocation assistance.

This competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found.

The Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta is one of the top nursing faculties in Canada and one of the largest in the country. Our priorities include:

Providing students with exceptional learning opportunities in both undergraduate and graduate programs
Maintaining excellence in research through mentorship and support
Enhancing the integration of teaching, research and practice
Infusing global citizenship into all aspects of academic nursing
Visit us at www.nursing.ualberta.ca to learn more about the Faculty of Nursing including our:

Three Canada Research Chairs
Nursing Research Chair in Aging and Quality of Life
Research Areas of Excellence in Health Systems and Health Equity
Two research units: Innovations in Seniors Care Research Unit and Philosophical Nursing Research Unit
As a qualified applicant, you hold a PhD preferably in Nursing, have an active research program in health outcomes and quality of care with older adults.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter outlining research interests and experience, and major contributions, and to include a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Greta Cummings, Dean
Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta
3-118 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 – 87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.