Tenure 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 tenure-track appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin on January 25, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
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 School of Nursing is one of Canada's most research-intensive schools of nursing. Our world-class researchers collaborate with universities and agencies from around the world. In the School of Nursing innovation runs deep. 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 be a nurse researcher with expertise in one or more of the following areas: paediatrics, mental health /illness, health system integration and innovation, illness prevention & management and health equity & disparity and indigenous health.
The Successful candidate will contribute by:
Providing students with exceptional learning opportunities in undergraduate and graduate education programs, including graduate student supervision.
Pursue a rigorous program of research and demonstrate success in peer-reviewed grant applications.
Engage in corporate citizenship through contributions within the School of Nursing, University, and community.
Candidates must be registered in good standing (or be eligible) for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Evidence of a defined program of research, record of peer reviewed publications, and research funding.
Experience and skill in teaching undergraduate/graduate students, including one or more of the following areas: nursing research, nursing theory, health sciences, sciences, and EIDM.
Ability to contribute to educational scholarship.
Applicants must have successfully completed or be near completion of a PhD program in Nursing or a relevant health related discipline. Post-doctoral training or equivalent would be considered an asset.
Applicants are invited to apply online by submitting:
A cover letter which outlines areas of interest and expertise in research and teaching.
Submit a brief statement describing two things: 1) 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, and 2) vision for research impact in the next 3 years (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.
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