MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


MacEwan University is currently in a hiring restraint. As a result, job opportunities are limited. Available opportunities are listed below.

Assistant Professor (Full-time One Year Limited Term)
Department of Nursing Science
Faculty of Nursing

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful 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 MacEwan Office of Teaching and Learning.

MacEwan University has a long-standing history of providing quality nursing education that is relevant and reflective of current nursing practice in the province and across Canada.  The university’s Faculty of Nursing includes the Department of Nursing Science, the Department of Psychiatric Nursing, and the Department of Interprofessional Nursing Education and Simulation Learning.

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.  Criticality, caring and complexity science provide a philosophical 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.

Applications are invited for a full-time Assistant Professor appointment (One-Year Limited Term). 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. The primary instructional assignment involves teaching nursing practice foundations and acute care nursing across the lifespan.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of acute care clinical experience and 5 years post-secondary teaching experience and lab instruction. Strong organization, writing skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a team member are required. Candidates should possess enthusiasm for teaching, strong presentation skills, and a commitment to building a distinctive MacEwan curriculum. Minimally, candidates must have graduate degree in nursing and active licensure or eligibility for licensure with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta.

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

How to Apply:  

Only applications received electronically will be considered.  To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. 

Applicants should forward a covering letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations, if available) and the names of three references to the address below.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the MacEwan University Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time One Year Limited Term
Salary $66,788 to $108,110
Closing Date A review of applications will begin May 27, 2019
Competition No. 19.05.078

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