Tenure Track (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor), Department of Nursing
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.
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 Faculty
The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences is home to over 100 faculty members, 4000 undergraduate and 250 graduate students in five departments. Kinesiology, Nursing, Health Sciences, Recreation and Leisure Studies and Sport Management.
About the Position
The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences and Department of Nursing at Brock University are pleased to invite PhD prepared nurses, to submit an application for a full-time, probationary tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor, in Nursing, for a start date of January 1, 2024.
The successful applicant for this position will support teaching needs in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The successful applicant will have one graduate degree in nursing and a completed PhD, Preference will be given to applicants with post-doctoral training. The successful applicant must show a strong commitment to Primary Health Care principles, diversity, equity and inclusion, have a proven record of accomplishment of excellence in teaching, course development knowledge and experience, and successful student supervision at undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have evidence of a well-developed and established program of research, including competitive grant funding, and a strong peer-reviewed publication records of accomplishment. The applicant should have excellent communication and leadership skills, and the ability to establish positive interpersonal relationships, collaborate with peers and provide evidence of relevant clinical experiences. Clinical background in pediatrics, obstetrics, mental health, or med/surg would be an asset. 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 registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario prior to hire.
For additional information please contact:
Dr. Karyn Taplay, RN, PhD
Chair, Department of Nursing
Information on the Department of Nursing can be found at https://brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/nursing
Please apply online using the “Apply” button. Applicants must submit one document with all the requirements listed below:
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);
a one-page summary of teaching philosophy and interests;
a one-page summary of their research program;
names and contact information for three (3) professional referees;
File maximum of 5MB per attachment upload.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The closing date for applications is July 15, 2023 at 12:01am (the last business day to apply is Friday July 14, 2023).
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. LGBTQ is an umbrella category and shall be read to include two-spirited people. 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.
Brock University recently paused its COVID-19 vaccination and mask requirement although masks are still required in instructional spaces. This decision is subject to change on short notice should the public health situation require it. If the University once again requires all employees working on campus and/or in-person with other employees, students, or members of the public to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination. Those who meet specific and limited medical or human rights accommodation criteria may be required to participate in rapid antigen testing and enhanced screening protocols.
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 Employment Accommodation Policy https://brocku.ca/policies/wp-content/uploads/sites/94/Employment-Accommodation-Policy.pdf. Please advise: firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Learn more about Brock University by visiting www.brocku.ca