Assistant Professor of Nursing

Ontario Tech University

Assistant Professor - Nursing
Tracking Code: req981
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Appointment Type: Tenured and Tenure-Track, Full-time Continuing
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Grade: Administered in accordance with the Collective Agreement
Posting Date: January 29, 2024

Application Review Date: March 8, 2024 or until a suitable candidate is found
Ontario Tech University (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), located in Oshawa, Ontario, is
proud to encourage an interactive, information-sharing culture for our individual staff, and teams which
enhance organizational effectiveness. Ontario Tech's innovative programs, and technology-enriched
learning environment create an atmosphere of academic excellence. Ontario Tech promotes social
engagement, fosters critical thinking, and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and
outside the classroom. We invite you to consider joining Ontario Tech's globally trained faculty as we
further our reputation for providing a leading-edge learning environment and delivering innovative

The Faculty of Health Sciences invites applications, from qualified individuals, for a tenure track Assistant
Professor position in its Nursing program. This position is subject to budgetary approval, and would start
on July 1, 2024, or as soon as it is filled. The successful candidate must hold an undergraduate degree
in Nursing [BScN] and will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Nursing or in a relevant health sciences field. As
well, applicants for this position must be Registered Nurses (in the Regular or Extended class) and hold
and maintain current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, entitling them to practice, with no

The preferred candidate will have the capacity to teach in one or more of the following related domains:
Mental Health Nursing, Acute and Chronic Care Nursing (e.g., medical-surgical nursing, health
assessment, acute care, clinically-related courses) and/or Nursing Theory.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct active and innovative research programs and to
teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Ontario Tech is a technology-enhanced learning
environment and the candidate shall be expected to have skills in the integration of technology into
teaching and to model those skills in their own teaching in the University's web-centric and mobile
learning environment. Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree in Nursing (BScN) and a
Ph.D (or equivalent) in Nursing ; a strong academic background; and an established record of excellence
in innovative and scholarly research leading to peer assessed publications. Candidates must also
demonstrate strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions. In addition, candidates should
possess excellent English language skills demonstrating an ability to ensure strong, two-way
communications on an ongoing basis that contribute to collaborative/collegial relationships with faculty,
staff, students, and the community at large.

The successful candidate will be expected to follow a 40% Research, 40% Teaching and 20%
Service workload each year.

The Faculty of Health Sciences offers a number of undergraduate honours degrees in the broad domain
of health sciences, including specialized programs in kinesiology, medical laboratory sciences and
nursing. Information about the Faculty of Health Sciences can be found

This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT Faculty Association and will be
subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and the UOIT
Faculty Association. The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our
website. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and annual salary increases are
administered as per the terms outlined in the collective agreement.
Review of applications will begin on March 8, 2024 or until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants
should submit in electronic format (as a single pdf file) a covering letter; a curriculum vitae including a list
of publications; a statement of teaching interests/experience; evidence of high quality teaching; an outline
of their present research program; a brief future research plan; and the names of three referees through
the Ontario Tech website.

Ontario Tech University is actively committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, indigenization and
decolonization (EDIID), and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially
encouraging applications from First Nations, Metis, Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America,
racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. All
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and
Indigenous Peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to
ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. The University is also committed to ensuring
that confidentiality is maintained throughout all aspects of the recruitment cycle.
If you require accommodation, please contact Julie Day, Health and Disability Management
Specialist. For more information about the universities policies for accommodating employees with
disabilities please review the university's Accessibility Policy

The university acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation
which is covered under the Williams Treaties. We are situated on the Traditional Territory of
the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation which includes Algonquin, Ojibway,
Odawa and Pottawatomi.

Job Location: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Expected Start Date: 7/1/2024

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