Two 2 Tenure Track Positions in Nursing
Posted: November 25, 2021
Deadline to Apply: Monday, January 17, 2022
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 Ryerson University welcomes applications for
two 2 tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective
July 1, 2022, subject to final budgetary approval.
The successful candidates will engage in a combination of teaching, research
and service duties. The candidate will be expected to pursue an innovative and
independent research program that is externally funded and produces high
quality research that informs nursing education and practice. The successful
candidate will contribute to our undergraduate (BScN-Collaborative and Post-
Diploma) and graduate (MN, MN-PHCNP, PhD) programs through research,
teaching, 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 and Black-identified scholars.
Applicants must hold a PhD in nursing or a related field e.g., Indigenous
Studies, Sociology, Social Science and Health, Anthropology,
Internationalization of Education, Education, Biostatistics, Epidemiology,
Health Policy, Gender Studies, Community Health/Public Health, Mental
Health/Addictions, and Knowledge Translation/Mobilization. At least one
degree held must be in Nursing. Applicants who are all-but-dissertation
ABD and able to demonstrate that they are close to completion of their
PhD, may also be considered.
In addition, applicants shall present evidence of:
an independent program of research reflective of an early research career
(i.e., publications, community-based presentations/reports, conference
presentations, research funding and/or supporting community level
projects, and/or investigator roles in research projects), demonstrated
ability in teaching, teaching community level workshops, supervision
and/or preceptorship of graduate students, and a strong capacity to teach
courses across both baccalaureate and graduate programs that will
contribute to the ongoing success of the DCSN;
the potential of the applicant's program of research to contribute to the
development of knowledge related to one or a combination of the domains of
professional practice and outcomes across the healthcare continuum:
Indigenous health, health in the Black community, health equity and
addressing anti-Indigenous and anti-Black systemic racism in health care,
health services research, primary and tertiary clinical practice, clinical
nursing education, simulation, interprofessional education and
collaboration, and/or leadership in health policy;
capacity to meet expectations for the scholarship of teaching, research,
creative activities, academic leadership, collaboration, and service;
capacity for teaching excellence as demonstrated in a teaching dossier
that outlines personal teaching philosophy, and teaching accomplishments,
including experience with course/curriculum review/development,
pedagogical practice, sample syllabi, any community-based teaching
experience and teaching evaluations;
strong communication and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability
to supervise undergraduate and graduate students;
registration or eligibility to register at the time of application
with the College of Nurses of Ontario General Class or Extended Class;
a commitment to DCSN values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it
pertains to service, teaching, scholarly research and creative activities,
including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive
for diverse student populations;
an ability and willingness to proactively engage in dismantling anti-
indigenous and anti-black racism and all other oppressive practices that
lead to social and health inequities; and
and ability and willingness to contribute to the flourishing of the
School, Faculty and the University through commitment to service and an
inclusive environment for all.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association
(RFA) (www. rfanet.ca). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed here and
a summary of RFA benefits can be found here.
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 focussed
curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and
creative activities, Ryerson 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
The fully accredited DCSN 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 that also 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
Working at Ryerson
At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to
become Canada's leading comprehensive innovation university. At Ryerson and
within our department/school, we firmly believe that equity, diversity and
inclusion are integral to this path; our current academic plan outlines each
as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.
Dedicated to a people first culture, Ryerson is proud to have been selected as
one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto's Top Employer.
We invite you to explore the range of benefits and supports available to
faculty and their families, including access to our diverse faculty and staff
Visit us on Twitter: @RyersonU, @RyersonHR, @RyersonVPFA and @RyersonECI and
our LinkedIn company page.
Ryerson 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.
Ryerson 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 January 17,
2022. The application must contain the following:
Cover letter (maximum 1000 words)
Up-to-date curriculum vitae
Personal teaching philosophy statement
Statement of research program
Names of three individuals who may be contacted for reference checks.
Indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations.
Please note that all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however,
applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
All applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of application, but
only those applicants selected for the short-list of consideration will be
contacted for interviews.
Any confidential inquiries about the opportunity can be directed to the DHC
Co-Chairs, Drs. Wong (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Schwind
Indigenous applicants who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson
University may contact:
Tracey King email@example.com, Indigenous Human Resources Lead.
Dr. Lynn Lavallee firstname.lastname@example.org, Strategic Lead, Indigenous
Resurgence and Professor, School of Social Work, Faculty of Community
Black identified applicants who wish to learn more about working at Ryerson
University are welcome to contact:
Shurla Charles-Forbes email@example.com, Black Faculty & Staff
For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the
recruitment and selection process, please contact Michelle Gomes, HR Advisor,
Faculty Job Postings