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Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track), Nursing

University of British Columbia Okanagan


The School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus invites applications for faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin as early as July 1, 2022. The School of Nursing ( is housed within the Faculty of Health and Social Development. The faculty also houses schools of Social Work and Health & Exercise Science. The School of Nursing offers undergraduate, master’s programs in nursing and an interdisciplinary PhD program. In addition to active partnerships with our surrounding communities and Interior Health, our school has international partnerships with schools in Ghana and Zambia.

Applicants require a relevant PhD and eligibility for registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). The successful candidates must have a record of achievement in research and publication appropriate for their stage of career, and strong potential to develop and sustain an externally funded research program that will contribute to improvements in health or health care services. Applicants must also demonstrate strong potential for undergraduate and graduate teaching in their areas of expertise. Demonstrated expertise in aging and palliative care, indigenous health, rural health, health promotion, chronic disease prevention and management, global health, or other areas that complement our existing research programs and fit with Tri-Council funding opportunities are desirable. The ideal candidate has the knowledge and ability to participate comfortably in discussions on equity, diversity, inclusion using current discourse (e.g. anti-oppression, social justice, inter-culturalism, feminism, critical race theory, disability studies, queer studies, decolonization etc.) while remaining open to new and challenging ideas.

UBC is one of the world’s leading universities and is consistently ranked in the top 40. The university has two distinct campuses, one in Vancouver and one in Kelowna. UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the city of Kelowna, has over 11,000 students in nine faculties and schools, with strong undergraduate and graduate programs. Situated in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, one of the most scenic regions in Canada, it offers an intimate learning environment and excellent opportunities for regional, national, and international scholarly activities. For more information about UBC resources and opportunities, please visit Information about the surrounding community can be found at:

The School Nursing currently has 64 full-time faculty members and instructors, over 650 undergraduate and graduate students, and offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in nursing.

How to Apply:

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The preferred format for application materials is Adobe Acrobat (.pdf). Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability (e.g. course evaluations), and the names and contact information of three referees. Inquiries should be directed to

Application materials should include:
1. Letter of Application including:
• A description of your program of research
• Statement of undergraduate and graduate teaching areas in which you could participate
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence

2. Curriculum Vitae listing the following:
• Personal information
• Education including post-doctoral research experience
• Professional employment experience including research and teaching experience
• Present and prior research projects and funding sources
• Experience with undergraduate and graduate student research supervision
• Publications
• Awards and honours

3. Names of three referees who are able to comment on the applicant’s suitability for the position including objective examples of the applicant’s research and teaching potential or established excellence.

All positions are subject to budget approval. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.