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Assistant Professor (Two Full-Time Tenure-Track Appointments) Department of Nursing Science
MacEwan University

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2019
Title Assistant Professor (Two Full-Time Tenure-Track Appointments) Department of Nursing Science
University MacEwan University
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Department Faculty of Nursing
Application Deadline Mar. 1, 2020
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Nursing - General
    Nursing - Clinical (all categories)

Assistant Professor
(Two Full-Time Tenure-Track Appointments)
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 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 centre. 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 two full-time tenure-track appointments in the Department of Nursing Science, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2020, subject to final budgetary approval. Requirements include: a minimum of 3 years’ recent teaching experience in nursing, preferably in an undergraduate learning environment; a 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 passion for teaching undergraduate nursing students, solid presentation skills, enthusiasm for developing research capacity in others, and a strong commitment to contribute to service opportunities within the Department, the Faculty and the University. All applicable areas of expertise and specialization will be considered.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations, if available), a statement of research interests, a sample of scholarly work, and the names and contact information for three references.

Short-listed candidates will make a short teaching presentation as part of the selection process.
Questions about this opportunity should be directed to Margaret Milner, Chair, Department of Nursing Science, at

How to Apply

Only applications received electronically through the MacEwan University careers page will be considered. To apply, go to and select the job posting (Competition No. 19.11.184).
A review of applications will begin February 1, 2020.

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 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, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Salary: $66,788 to $108,110 per annum

Personal Information Collection Notification

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    MacEwan University
    10700 104 Ave NW
    Edmonton, AB


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