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3-Year Limited-Term Faculty Position: Lecturer or Assistant Professor - Clinical Practice Faculty Lead


Posted 27 Days AgoHS 183-1560568

Job Description


3-Year Limited-Term Faculty Position:  Lecturer or Assistant Professor

Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing


The School of Nursing, with a proud 96 year history of academic and research excellence, seeks a Masters prepared Registered Nurse for the role of Clinical Practice Faculty Lead in a Limited-Term faculty position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor.  Rank and compensation will be commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.      

The successful candidate will teach across undergraduate programs and work closely with the Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs and a faculty and staff team in the development and provision of evidence-informed clinical practice education.  Additionally they will provide leadership, mentorship and support to preceptors and clinical instructors and forge connections and collaborations with community partners and agencies.  The successful candidate may engage in teaching scholarship, including knowledge dissemination and exchange activities, to advance evidence in the field.  

Successful candidates will have a strong understanding and demonstrated application of adult learning principles, a learner-centered philosophy of teaching, learning, and evaluation, teaching experience at the baccalaureate level, recent nursing practice and clinical teaching experience. Knowledge and expertise in teaching and learning in flexible learning and simulated learning environments are assets.  Applicants will be Registered Nurses (Regular or Extended class), hold a current licence entitling them to practice with no restrictions with the College of Nurses of Ontario and have a Master’s degree in Nursing (or be completed by the start date of appointment).

The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing School is one of six Schools in a progressive Faculty of Health Sciences ( and offers academic programs in nursing at undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels.  Support for research development and teaching are available through the Nursing Research Unit, the Faculty, and the University and Teaching Support Centre ( respectively. Exceptional simulated learning environments in the School facilitate the application of professional knowledge and abilities.  A new state-of-the art building for the School opened in January 2017.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and the brightest faculty, staff, and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. 

The anticipated start date of the appointment is July 1, 2018. Interested applicants are required to provide the following as part of their application package: 


  • Application for Full-Time Faculty Position Form – available at  

  • a current curriculum vitae

  • letter of interest/statement of academic qualifications

  • the names and contact information of three referees

Completed applications should be sent to:


Dr. Victoria Smye, Director, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing

Faculty of Health Sciences, Room 3301A, FIMS & Nursing Building

Western University, London, Ontario      N6A 5C1


The closing date for receipt of applications is April 6, 2018. 

Please quote Number HS 183 on all correspondence.


Positions are subject to budget approval.  Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English.  The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identify or gender expression. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. 

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirement, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Dr. Victoria Smye, Director, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing at

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