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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Nursing

University of Lethbridge

Full time Probationary Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Nursing - Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge

The University of Lethbridge, a comprehensive university with approximately 8500 students from 37 countries, aims to foster the spirit of free inquiry and the critical interpretation of ideas. The University is a vital part of Lethbridge, a community of 100,000 located in picturesque Southern Alberta, close to the Rocky Mountains. An excellent place to raise a family and enjoy the many recreational and cultural amenities of the area, you will discover a wonderful quality of life in Lethbridge and the surrounding area.

If you are open to innovation and committed to the creation of an environment that excites and ignites learning, we welcome your application. The Faculty of Health Sciences is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and community service together with novel approaches to health, addictions and human services.


The Faculty of Health Sciences has an opening for 3 probationary (tenure-track) positions in Nursing at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The Faculty has a dynamic and collaborative teaching and research culture. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in research and the ability to teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs. The position will commence on July 1, 2021.


If you possess a PhD in Nursing or a related discipline, or a PhD near completion, and at least one degree in Nursing, your application is of considerable interest to us. You should have expertise in nursing practice, research and teaching and be prepared to engage in curriculum development and develop a program of research. Candidates must be eligible for registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta; university teaching experiences is preferred.

Academic Setting

The CASN-accredited four-year BN and 23-month BN After-Degree programs are offered in collaboration with Lethbridge College within the Nursing Education in Southwestern Alberta (NESA) Programs. Students practice in rural and urban settings including institutional and community locations. The University of Lethbridge has a reputation for providing a high-quality education and has been rated highly for research activities among institutions of our size in Canada. The university website,, contains more information about our institution. To view additional information about the Faculty of Health Sciences, please visit our website at


You will receive an excellent salary commensurate with your experience, as well as a benefit package, and relocation assistance. Your research will be facilitated by a start-up research allowance. Please visit The University of Lethbridge website to view the economic benefits package outlined in the University of Lethbridge Academic Staff Collective Agreement,

Employment Equity

The University of Lethbridge recognizes that our success is dependent on how well we include, value, and engage a diversity of students, staff, faculty, administrators, and alumni to achieve the desired outcomes identified within our Strategic Plan. Further, the benefits of a diverse research and academic culture have benefits that reach far beyond the University. To this end, the University of Lethbridge is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. It especially welcomes applications from members of racialized groups, Indigenous persons, all genders, persons with disabilities, members of sexual and gender minority groups, and others who may contribute to the diversification of ideas.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at to request accommodation. All private information received in relation to your accommodation request will be kept confidential; only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

How to Apply

To apply for the position, please send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of research and teaching effectiveness to Dr. Shannon Spenceley, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1K 3M4. Electronic applications are welcomed at: Please submit an application by Friday, March 26, 2021.