Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream

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York University

The School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, York University invites highly qualified applicants for a one-year Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA) in the following six (6) nursing positions as a Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, to commence September 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Candidates must (1) be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing or eligible for RN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario by September 1, 2023; and (2) have a Master’s degree in Nursing or a related field (Nursing preferred). Individuals with a PhD in progress or PhD in Nursing or related field are preferred (Nursing preferred).

The successful candidates will demonstrate skillful experience in university level classroom teaching with undergraduate BScN students demonstrating knowledge of appropriate learning theory, innovative teaching methodologies and a commitment to ethics , equity, diversity and inclusivity in their teaching. The successful applicants will be expected to coordinate students supervised by clinical course directors in practice settings. The candidates will also integrate a variety of learning measures including next generation NCLEX type questions to enhance performance on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Positions are available in each of the following areas:

Acute Care of Adults with Complex Health Conditions (Two positions): The successful candidates must have 1) demonstrated expertise in evidence-informed acute care nursing of adults with high acuity needs in diverse acute care settings (e.g., ICU, ER, cardiac care, medical/surgical); and 2) demonstrated expertise and practice in acute care with an understanding of the transition from hospital to home, family/client-centred nursing care, and theoretical and evidence-informed approaches influencing clinical decision-making

Mental Health Nursing (Two Positions): The successful candidates must have 1) demonstrated expertise in evidence-informed mental health nursing in the areas of promoting mental health well-being and care of people living with acute and/or chronic mental health conditions; and 2) demonstrated expertise and practice in caring for people with acute and/or chronic mental health conditions and in areas of promoting mental health well-being.

Child and Adolescent Health (Two Positions): The successful candidates must have 1) demonstrated expertise in evidence-informed child and/or adolescent clinical and social issues, as well as child and adolescent growth and development; and 2) demonstrated expertise and practice in the delivery of care for children and/or adolescents and their families in settings such as hospital, home, community, and school.

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make thing right for our communities, our planet and our future. York is located in Toronto, Canada’s largest city and one of the world’s most diverse. In 2022, Forbes named Toronto one of the Ten Best Cities to Live. York is accessible from Toronto by subway.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Dr. Claire Mallette, Director, School of Nursing, [email protected]

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and those who self-identify as 2SLGBTQ+ can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing, and submitting this voluntary self-identification form. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and Indigenous Peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is May 15, 2023. Applicants must submit one application package which includes a cover letter that clearly identifies the position to which they are applying, addresses how they meet the qualifications listed above, and provide their College of Nurses of Ontario (or current jurisdictional) registration number; up-to-date curriculum vitae; three current signed letters of reference (may be sent directly by the referee); and a philosophy of teaching statement and teaching evaluations if available. A complete application package should be addressed to: Dr. Claire Mallette, Director, School of Nursing, and submitted electronically as one file to [email protected]. Proof of academic credentials and registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario are required prior to appointment. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

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