Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track), Indigenous Health
Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track), Ingram School of Nursing, Indigenous Health (19010A-190416)
The Ingram School of Nursing of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is seeking applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Indigenous Health. This tenure-track position is open for appointment to the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
The successful candidate will be joining the School at a stimulating time of growth and new energy with a recent expansion in education- and research-focused faculty, major curricular revisions, and a new physical space featuring state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.
The Ingram School of Nursing is proud to host a respectful, multi-disciplinary and inclusive work setting in its multiple areas of activity, which includes the education of a diverse group of students. The School is part of McGill University, which is consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world and among the top three in Canada. McGill is in Montreal, Quebec (http://www.montrealinternational.com/en/), a multiethnic city with a strong cultural life. Montreal has been selected numerous times as the best city for students in North America. Montreal housing costs are among the lowest for cities of comparable size, and overall quality of life is outstanding.
This position is among others currently being filled at McGill University in the area of Indigenous health and well-being. This reflects a strong commitment to building capacity to improve individual and community outcomes and practices through culturally-responsive and community-engaged teaching and research.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program and to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching for our diverse student body. The successful incumbent will also be expected to contribute to service activities within the School, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, the University and the wider scholarly community. Examples include revising curricula to ensure inclusion of Indigenous ways of knowing and mentorship of faculty regarding optimal teaching and learning strategies regarding Indigenous Health for students.
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
Candidates will have been educated as nurses or have a research focus relevant to nursing, have a doctorate in a health-related discipline and a track record of peer-reviewed publications. Post-doctoral training will be an asset, as will evidence of success in receiving competitive, external research funding. Promising candidates who would benefit from additional post-doctoral training may exceptionally be considered for a transitional fellowship in preparation for moving into this tenure-track position.
Lived experience in Indigenous communities or with Indigenous populations in urban settings is expected. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to – and in accordance with circumstances, a track record in – equity, diversity, and inclusiveness (EDI) in such contexts. In accordance with McGill’s responsibilities in relation to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and in response to commitments made in McGill’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education preference will be given to candidates of Indigenous identity in filling these positions.
All candidates should be fluent in English, and would benefit from a working knowledge of French.
Ingram School of Nursing
Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor
Length of Appointment:
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
60 days from date of posting, or until position is filled
Applications must be submitted on-line at:
The following supporting documents are required:
• a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)
• statement of research (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)
• the names and contact information of three referees
• a statement of the candidate’s relationship to Indigenous communities and identities.
Use a personal email address when creating an account in Workday to submit your application. Do not use @mail.mcgill.ca or @mcgill.ca email accounts to apply.
Knowledge Base Guide on how to apply for external applicants: https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/files/hr/workday_guide_for_candidates_extenal_eng.pdf
Knowledge Base Guide on how to apply for internal applicants: https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/files/hr/workday_guide_for_candidates_internal_eng.pdf
McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.
McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.
McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.