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Assistant Professor, Nursing

Brock University

About Brock University

The Brock University experience is second to none in Canada. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city, with beautiful natural surroundings. With over 18,000 students and more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in seven diverse Faculties, Brock excels at providing exceptional experiential learning opportunities and highly rated student and campus life experiences. 

Our Geography

Brock University’s main campus is situated atop the Niagara Escarpment, within a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, overlooking the city of St. Catharines, in the heart of Niagara wine country. The Niagara region is dotted with landmarks that recognize our nation’s history and features breathtaking natural beauty and world-famous attractions. St. Catharines is home to vibrant arts and entertainment venues, and is a short drive from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Buffalo, New York. With one of the warmest climates in Canada, clean, safe communities, and surprisingly affordable real estate, Niagara is an exceptional location to call home. 

What we Offer

Brock University offers competitive salary and benefits and ample support for research and sabbaticals. Research resources include; conference support, start-up funding, subscriptions to major databases and access to various research funding vehicles.  For candidates considering relocation, moving expenses will be administered according to the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.  

About the Position

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences and Department of Nursing at Brock University are pleased to invite applications, from qualified individuals, for one full-time, probationary tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Nursing, effective January 1, 2021.

The successful applicant for this position will support teaching needs primarily in the undergraduate program at the level of an Assistant Professor position. Applicants must have successfully completed, or currently be enrolled in, a PhD program in Nursing or a relevant health related discipline. At least one graduate degree in Nursing is preferred. Applicants should show a strong commitment to Primary Health Care. Preference may be given to candidates with a background in pediatrics, or mental health, although other areas of expertise may be considered. Applicants will also have a program of research and/or scholarship and publications already established or in progress. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience and/or expertise teaching in nursing programs. Applicants must be Registered Nurses, holding a current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing, or evidence of eligibility to obtain prior to hire.

For additional information please contact:

Zaida Rahaman, RN, PhD
Department of Nursing Chair
(905) 688-5550 x 3168

Information on the Department of Nursing can be found at

To Apply

Applicants must submit a letter of application, a detailed and current curriculum vitae, a current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (or evidence of eligibility to obtain),two (2) page outline of research interests and accomplishments, samples of scholarly writing, including (if applicable) clear indications of your contribution to any jointly authored pieces, a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing a potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that may include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and three (3) letters of reference. (Note: file maximum of 5MB per attachment upload) by the 12:01 am August 31, 2020 closing date.

Applications should be submitted electronically through the Brock Careers website at the following link:

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of employment equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups can fill out the Self-Identification questions included in the questionnaire at the time of application. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the

Employee Accommodation Policy Please advise: Talent Acquisition, to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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