Assistant Professor, Nursing
Permanent (for any group)
Position End Date (if applicable)
MRU Main Campus - Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 CA (Primary)
Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal
University grew into a vibrant college in the 1930s and became a mid-sized
university in 2009. Mount Royal has carved out a distinct niche by offering
smaller class sizes, a robust liberal education and unique undergraduate
programs. Currently, more than 15,000 credit students choose from 13 bachelor
degrees and 38 majors.
Mount Royal University is located in the traditional territories of the
Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of the Treaty 7 region in southern
Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, the Tsuut'ina
and the Iyarhe Nakoda. We are situated on land where the Bow River meets the
Elbow River. The traditional Blackfoot name of this place is "Mohkinstsis,"
which we now call the city of Calgary. The city of Calgary is also home to the
Mount Royal University is committed to removing barriers and fostering the
inclusion of voices that have been historically underrepresented or
discouraged in our society. In support of our belief that diversity in our
faculty and staff enriches the work, learning and research experiences for the
entire campus community, we strongly encourage members of the designated
groups (women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of
visible minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to
apply and self-identify.
About the Faculty of Health, Community, and Education
The School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Community and
Education at Mount Royal University invites applications for a tenure track
position which will commence July 1, 2022, at the Rank of Assistant Professor.
The Faculty of Health, Community and Education comprises the School of Nursing
and Midwifery and three departments, Health and Physical Education, Education,
Child Studies and Social Work and offers a variety of degree, diploma, and
certificate programs. Mount Royal University's Faculty of Health, Community
and Education programs prepare you for challenging and rewarding work in
rapidly growing sectors. Join others in contributing to healthy, supportive
communities and making a difference — A paat tsi kani takiiks (those that
create sparks). To learn more about the Faculty of Health, Community and
Education, refer to our 2024 strategic plan, Ani to pisi (spiderweb).
The School of Nursing and Midwifery offers the following programs: Bachelor of
Nursing, Bachelor of Midwifery, and post-basic certificate programs, in Bridge
to Canadian Nursing Advanced Studies in Critical Care Nursing Certificate.
About the Role
The School of Nursing and Midwifery invites applications for a full-time
Tenure Track position which will commence July 1, 2022 at the rank of
The successful applicant must at minimum be qualified to teach all
introductory-level nursing courses and be prepared to actively participate in
program and curriculum development.
Preference will be given to applicants who have expertise in one or more of
the following areas:
Older Adult Health
New faculty are hired into one of two work patterns. The teaching/
scholarship/ service pattern (TSS) has a focus on teaching with the
requirement that the faculty member be involved in a research program as well
as service to the Mount Royal community. The teaching/ service pattern (TS)
has a focus on teaching and service only. The successful candidate will be
hired into the teaching/service pattern (TS). There is an option to change
work patterns after tenure.
A PhD is preferred; a Master's degree is required. The successful candidate
should have a minimum of three years experience in their declared area of
expertise. Relevant and current certification(s) and immunizations for the
practice area (including Alberta Health Services) are required.
For further information, contact Murray Holtby, Chair, School of Nursing and
Midwifery at email@example.com.
What We Offer
Talented and committed employees are the driving force behind student success.
We strive to be an employer of choice among Canadian post-secondary
At Mount Royal University, we recognize that people are a combination of many
intersecting identities; we work to cultivate an environment that welcomes the
whole person, and harnesses the strength that is available in our diversity,
creating a rich and inclusive workplace.
Investing in the learning and development of our employees benefits the
individual and the University. A variety of services, resources and programs
encourage a healthy, productive workplace. Mount Royal University offers a
competitive total compensation package including health and dental benefits,
pension, health and personal spending accounts, paid vacation, winter holiday
closure, personal days and a free membership in our fully equipped recreation
Our campus offers the convenience of a full medical clinic, dentist and
pharmacy, as well as a variety of wellness services such as physiotherapists
and massage therapists. Campus Recreation offers many activities, including
personal training, climbing, aquatics, sports and certifications for students,
employees and the public.
Due to changing Covid-19 precautions, this role may possibly require the
incumbent to temporarily work from home. Access to a secure personal computer
and stable internet connection is required.
Please note: Effective January 1, 2022, Mount Royal University will
require all employees to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved
Closing Date: Posting will remain open until we find our preferred
candidate(s). We will begin our application review process as of February 1,
If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment
process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation
A complete dossier should be submitted including curriculum vitae, list of
three (3) references, evidence of teaching excellence, and, if the teaching/
scholarship/ service (TSS) pattern is desirable, evidence of intent to
pursue a research program. Please title your .pdf document as follows: Last
Name, Requisition Number, Document.pdf (ex. Smith, 999999,
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an
interview will be contacted. After the close date, you can check on the status
of your application through your Career Centre. New career opportunities arise
frequently and are posted as they become available. Please check back often to
view our latest postings on our Career Opportunities page. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents
will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and
is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence,
intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome
applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of
our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to
Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual
or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or