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Assistant or Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing

University of Calgary

The Faculty of Nursing within the University of Calgary, invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Assistant (tenure track) or Associate Professor (with tenure), teaching and research stream.

Candidates must have a PhD in nursing or a related discipline and eligible for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta.

Applicants at the Assistant Professor rank will be early career academics who are establishing research programs, have previous professional and teaching experience in one of the Faculty’s three strategic research priority areas, an emerging publication record, and promising capability in undergraduate and graduate-level teaching and supervision.

Applicants at the Associate Professor rank will be mid-career nursing academics with a well-established track record of competitive research funding with demonstrated impact in this area, demonstrated excellence in teaching within undergraduate and graduate programs, advising and supervision of graduate students, evidence of established academic partnerships in professional and other communities and, engagement with colleagues in support and development of priority faculty initiatives.

Further details about Professoriate ranks (March 2023 GFC Academic Staff Criteria and Processes Handbook) can be found at:

Ideally, the appointment start date will be July 1st, 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Interested applicants will provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining their program of research, a description of previous university teaching experience and present/aspiring contributions to the field, reprints of two (2) representative academic publications, and current working status in Canada.

Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments.

Information about the Faculty of Nursing can be found at our website: .

Applications should be sent online via the ‘Apply Now’ link:

Addressed to:
Dr. Sandra Davidson, Faculty of Nursing,
University of Calgary
PF2246 Professional Faculties Bldg,
2500 University Drive N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

Applicants are encouraged to apply by February 23rd, 2024, however positions will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ( and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources (

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information visit Careers in the Faculty of Nursing.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

About Calgary, Alberta
Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.