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Assistant Professor, Nursing and Health Sciences

University of New Brunswick Saint John

DEPARTMENT OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES
FACULTY OF SCIENCE, APPLIED SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
UNB SAINT JOHN
Competition # 20-19

Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment at the rank Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing and Health Sciences. This position involves classroom, practice and laboratory teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate program. We are interested in individuals who have a proven track record in research and teaching excellence and with a clinical focus in a variety of practice areas and specifically expertise in Community Population Health Nursing. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent program of research that will be innovative and relevant to health practice and/or policy. They will have the opportunity to supervise graduate students and provide service to the University and the nursing profession. All candidates must have a Bachelor of Nursing and a PhD, with at least one graduate degree in nursing. Candidates for this position must be eligible for registration with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick and hold registration prior to appointment. Registration must be maintained throughout employment. This position is anticipated to commence on July 1, 2021 and is subject to final budgetary approval.
Our vision is to be the program of choice for nursing by seeking, applying, and advancing nursing knowledge through exceptional and transformative teaching-learning experiences. The Department of Nursing and Health Sciences is part of a fully nationally accredited and approved provincial nursing program offering Bachelor of Nursing (BN) and Bachelor of Health Sciences degrees. There are two entrance options into the BN program: a four-year full-time program; and a Licensed Practical Nurse to BN Bridge. The Department also collaborates with the Faculty of Nursing at UNB Fredericton to offer a graduate nursing program; Faculty have the opportunity to become a member of the Graduate Academic Unit within the Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick Fredericton Campus. The Department of Nursing and Health Sciences also has Evidence Synthesis Center of Excellence Status with the Joanna Briggs Institute, and is home to the Jarislowsky Chair in Interprofessional Patient Centered Care.

The University of New Brunswick Saint John is situated at Tucker Park and participates in an interprofessional educational approach for healthcare students. The university is adjacent to the Saint John Regional Hospital – a leading tertiary care centre, Dalhousie Medical New Brunswick, and New Brunswick Community College Allied Health Programs. The city of Saint John has all the amenities of a large urban centre but maintains the friendliness and charm of a small city. Situated on the Bay of Fundy, Saint John is well-known for its historic architecture, high tides, thriving arts and culture community.

Review of applications will begin March 23, 2021. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining nursing practice expertise, teaching interests and program of research, along with the names and contact information of three references to the address below. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Applications can be sent to Catherine Hamilton, Chair of the Department of Nursing and Health Sciences via email at nursingsj@unb.ca.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.