Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing DCSN in the Faculty of Community Services FCS at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) (formerly Ryerson University) welcomes applications for one 1 tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2023, subject to final budgetary approval.
The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching, research, and service. The candidate will be expected to pursue an innovative and independent research program that is externally funded and produces high- quality research that informs education, practice and policy. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate (BScN-Collaborative and Post- Diploma) and graduate (MN, MN-PHCNP, PhD) programs through research, teaching, curriculum development, mentorship, and supervision of students. The candidate will engage in co-creating and maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment in all interactions.
We welcome all qualified applicants, and we especially welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous, Black and other equity-deserving groups.
Applicants must hold a PhD. in nursing. Specific expertise in pathophysiology/pathotherapeutics and/or adult care nursing is also required.
Applications from Indigenous individuals with an undergraduate degree in nursing and a relevant master's degree who either hold equivalent Indigenous knowledge e.g. a Traditional Knowledge Keeper or Indigenous Language Speaker, or are actively enrolled in a relevant doctoral program, are also encouraged to apply. Candidates who self-identify as Indigenous shall undergo a verification process.
In addition, applicants shall present evidence of:
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Toronto Metropolitan University Faculty Association (TFA) (www. rfanet.ca). The TFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of TFA benefits can be found here.
Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU)
Serving a highly diverse student population of over 45,000, with 100+ undergraduate and graduate programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning, and distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities, Toronto Metropolitan University is a vibrant, urban university known for its culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, community engagement, and city-building through its award-winning architecture.
Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing (DCSN)
The fully accredited DCSN Strategic Plan offers three dynamic programs: the Collaborative Nursing Degree Program, offered in partnership with Centennial and George Brown Colleges; the Post Diploma Nursing Degree Program; and a Master of Nursing Program which includes the Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program. The DSCN has a diverse student body of approximately 2800 full-time and part-time students, including those enrolled in outreach and continuing education partnership programs. There are approximately 250 full-time and part-time graduate students enrolled in the course-based, thesis and nurse practitioner streams. In the 2021 Winter semester, the DCSN welcomed its inaugural class of the PhD in Urban Health Program - an interdisciplinary program that is administered by and housed in the DCSN. Faculty and student participation is valued and encouraged within and between nursing programs. We take pride in our innovative and responsive approach to educating nurses.
Working at TMU
At the intersection of mind and action, TMU is on a transformative path to become Canada's leading comprehensive innovation university. At TMU and within DCSN, we firmly believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are integral to this path; our current academic plan outlines each of which, as a core value, and we work to embed them in all that we do.
Dedicated to a people first culture, TMU is proud to have been selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers and Greater Toronto's Top Employer. We invite you to explore the range of benefits and supports available to faculty and their family, including access to our diverse faculty and staff networks
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TMU is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. To find out more about legal and policy obligations, please visit the Accessibility and Human Rights websites.
Toronto Metropolitan University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal (click on “Start Application Process” to begin) by May 31, 2023. The application must contain the following:
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations.
All applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of application, but only the applicants short-listed will be contacted for interviews.
Any confidential inquiries about the opportunity can be directed to the Department Hiring Committee Co-Chairs, Dr. Santa Mina ([email protected]) and Dr. Vahabi ([email protected]).
Indigenous applicants who would like to learn more about working at Toronto Metropolitan University are welcome to contact:
Black applicants who wish to learn more about working at Toronto Metropolitan University are welcome to contact:
For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the recruitment and selection process and/or inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact [email protected],
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