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Sessional Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

York University

School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, York University

Contractually Limited Teaching Stream Appointment

Applications are invited from highly qualified individuals for one (1) one-year Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA) at the rank of Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream commencing September 1, 2019, subject to budgetary approval. Responsibilities for this position will include teaching in the undergraduate program and academic service. Applications are invited from nurses with expertise in the following area: Client Centred Community Care in the Context of Primary Health Care.

The successful candidate must be registered in good standing or eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario and hold a Master’s degree in a relevant area (Master’s in Nursing preferred). Candidates must demonstrate alignment with the School of Nursing’s commitment to human science and to multiple perspectives in nursing discourses, knowledge, and research; and demonstrate alignment with the School of Nursing’s commitment to social justice and health promotion. Successful candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience in the declared area of expertise, and recent experience teaching in university undergraduate programs. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching.

Experience in experiential learning and/or relevant environments is viewed as an important asset. Possession of a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Nursing or a related field, and experience on professional committees or governance bodies, are viewed as assets.

Candidates must provide their College of Nurses of Ontario (or current jurisdictional) registration number when applying showing they are registered as either a registered nurse or Nurse Practitioner. Candidates applying from outside of Ontario must demonstrate they are able to be registered in Ontario by the start date. Proof of academic credentials is required prior to appointment. Applicants should submit a letter of application indicating their area of expertise, up-to-date curriculum vitae, three signed letters of reference, and a statement of philosophy of teaching to: Please address your application package to: Dr. Shahirose Premji, Director, School of Nursing, Room 313, HNES Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON Canada M3J 1P3.

Application deadline is August 2, 2019.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the hiring process, please contact Dr. Shahirose Premji at

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or citizens of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA).

Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: Please select the “Affirmative Action Program Self-Id Forms” tab under which forms pertaining to Work Status Declaration (citizenship) and AA can be found.