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Indigenous Nursing Research Chair

University of New Brunswick

Indigenous Nursing Research Chair (CIHR)

The Faculty of Nursing at the University of New Brunswick invites applications for a five (5) year Research Chair in Indigenous Nursing Research. This will be a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate level. The position will commence October 1, 2019. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD but a minimum of Masters in Nursing will be considered. Candidates with a MN and a PhD in progress would be considered an asset. Applicants will have expertise in Indigenous health nursing and be linked to a research network or are part of a community of practice for Indigenous health research. Individuals should have an innovative and original research program with high potential to attract external funding. A demonstrated ability to teach effectively is also expected. Connections with NB’s Indigenous communities are definite assets for this Research Chair. Applicants will be able to provide evidence of their knowledge and experience of connecting researchers within community and the value added to research by integrating Indigenous culturally relevant theoretical frameworks and Indigenous methods for knowledge discovery and translation.
Objects of this Research Chair are 1.) support research and development of knowledge and best and wise practices in the area of Indigenous health nursing, 2.) investigate structural factors, including gender, that support and impede Indigenous health nursing and Indigenous health, 3.) explore, describe and/or explain Indigenous research paradigms and their theoretical and methodological implications for Indigenous health nursing standards, 4.) advance the understanding and conceptualization of Indigenous health nursing and its role in the nursing profession, 5.) examine the recruitment and retention of people into the nursing discipline (i.e., practice, education, research and administration) and nurses into the specialty of Indigenous health nursing, 6.) Create opportunities and the will for nurses and trainees to engage in Indigenous health nursing leadership, 7.) Provide mentorship and training for students
Interested candidates are asked to submit, by email, a cover letter indicating areas of research experience and interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, a detailed planned approach for their proposed program of research (max three pages), the names and addresses (both postal and email) and telephone numbers of at least three referees and copies of selected relevant or recent publications to:

Indigenous Nursing Research Chair Search Committee
c/o Dean, Faculty of Nursing
33 Dineen Drive
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3 Canada
Review of applications will begin April 15, 2019

Deadline to submit completed applications is May 10, 2019.

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.