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Job ID: 116936

Assistant Professor
MacEwan University

Date Posted Dec. 12, 2018
Title Assistant Professor
University MacEwan University
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Department Department of Nursing Science
Application Deadline A review of applications will begin February 1, 2019.
Position Start Date July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval.
  • Assistant Professor
  • Nursing - General

Assistant Professor
Department of Nursing Science
Faculty of Nursing

Competition # 18.12.272

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.

The BScN program, offered through the Department of Nursing Science (DNS), fosters meaningful learning experiences using a variety of teaching methods and approaches to inspire confident, competent, compassionate and ethical graduate nurses. The DNS is supported in our teaching by a state of the art clinical simulation center. The program emphasizes development of a strong disciplinary knowledge base, diverse nursing practice skills, and demonstration of professional attributes. Criticality, caring and complexity sciences provide a philosophical foundation for the program of study. The Department of Nursing Science 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 tenure-track appointment in the Department of Nursing Science, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval.

Requirements include: minimum of 3 years recent teaching experience in nursing, preferably in an undergraduate learning environment; minimum of 5 years of practice experience; a graduate degree in nursing, preferably at the doctoral level; and active licensure or eligibility for licensure with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta. Candidates should possess enthusiasm for developing research capacity in others, passion for teaching undergraduate nursing students, solid presentation skills, and a strong commitment to contribute to service opportunities within the Department, Faculty and University. All applicable areas of expertise and specialization will be considered; advanced knowledge in Indigenous ways of knowing, nursing knowledge development, and/or intersectionality are of interest with this posting.

Questions about this opportunity should be directed to Margaret Milner, Chair, Department of Nursing Science, at

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to and select the job posting.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations, if available), statement of research interests, a sample of scholarly work, and names and contact information for three references. Short-listed candidates will make a short teaching presentation as part of the selection process.

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

This position is included under the 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 Tenure-Track
Salary: $66,788 to $108,110
Closing Date: A review of applications will begin February 1, 2019.
Competition No: 18.12.272

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