MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)
Department of Nursing Science
Faculty of Nursing

MacEwan University inspires students through a combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

MacEwan University Department of Nursing Science is a preferred choice in undergraduate nursing education for central and northern Alberta. The BScN program fosters evidence-informed opportunities that are supported by advanced technology to inspire confident and credible practitioners. Critical social theory, humanism, logical positivism, and phenomenology are the four philosophical perspectives that provide a foundation for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program. The Department of Nursing Science is guided by its academic strategic plan that commits to: being a leader in nursing education; fostering excellence in research and scholarship; and encouraging an inclusive and engaged community.

The Department of Nursing Science in the Faculty of Nursing at MacEwan University invites applications for a Tenure-Track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2018. The BScN program emphasizes development of a strong disciplinary knowledge base, diverse nursing practice skills, and demonstration of professional attributes. The program is designed to integrate and sequence fundamental nursing concepts and theory for individuals, families, groups, populations, and communities within diverse health and illness experiences.

All applicable areas of expertise and specialization will be considered; however we are especially interested in applicants with advanced knowledge in Indigenous ways of knowing, nursing knowledge development, and/or intersectionality.

Preferred candidates will hold a PhD in nursing, although those with a graduate degree in nursing and PhD in a related field may be considered. Candidates will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program.
Requirements include previous teaching experience in nursing (preferably in a post-secondary learning environment) and a minimum of 5 years of registered nursing practice experience. Active licensure or eligibility for licensure with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta is required.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, and sample of scholarly work. All application materials, including names and contact information of three references should be sent to careers@macewan.ca

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Margaret Milner, Chair, Department of Nursing Science. Contact information: milnerm0@macewan.ca

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full Time Tenure Track
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date A review of applications will begin after February 28, 2018 and will continue until shortlisting is complete.
Competition No. 17.12.267

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