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Open Rank, Nursing, Tenure Track

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 PhD prepared nurses, to submit an application for a full-time, probationary tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor in Nursing, effective April 1, or July 1, 2022.

The successful applicant for this position will support teaching needs in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The successful applicant will have completed a PhD program in Nursing, show a strong commitment to Primary Health Care, equity, diversity, and inclusion, have a proven track record of excellence in teaching, course development and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and a relevant clinical background.

Applicants must have evidence of a well-developed and established program of research, competitive grant funding, a strong peer-reviewed publication track record and history with graduate supervision. The applicant will possess excellent communication skills, leadership, and the ability to establish collegial relationships and evidence of relevant clinical experiences. 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 the date of 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

To Apply

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

Please apply online using the “Apply” button. 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);
• a Teaching dossier;
• a summary of their research program;
• names and contact information for three (3) referees, two academic and one professional

The closing date for applications is Tuesday February 8th, 2022 (This position will close at 12:01 am on February 8th; the last full day to apply is February 7th, 2022). This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Our Commitment
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.

Please note that Brock University requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if they are working on campus and/or in-person with other employees, students or members of the public. As a condition of being hired, employees in these types of roles will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, or provide proof of a bona fide medical or Human Rights Code exemption.

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: 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. At this time, initial interviews will be conducted virtually.

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