3-Year Limited-Term Lecturer or Assistant Professor

3-Year Limited-Term Lecturer or Assistant Professor

Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing

The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, with a proud 98 year history of academic and research excellence, seeks an emerging/accomplished academic for a 3-year appointment as a Limited-Term Lecturer or Assistant Professor.  Rank and compensation will be commensurate with educational qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will support the continuing evolution and delivery of the BScN Collaborative and the Compressed Time Frame programs according to curriculum needs.  Responsibilities may include classroom, laboratory, simulation, clinical teaching, scholarly activity, and service to the School, Faculty, University, and profession as appropriate.  A Master of Science degree in Nursing or a Master of Nursing, as well as a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is required. Preference may be given to individuals with a PhD or nearly completed PhD in Nursing or a relevant discipline. Candidates with a PhD and relevant teaching experience may be assigned to teach a graduate course as appropriate.

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 experience, a strong interest in the teaching/educator career path in nursing and a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.  Knowledge and expertise in teaching and learning in flexible learning and simulated learning environments are assets.  Applicants for these positions will be Registered Nurses (Regular or Extended class) and hold a current licence entitling them to practice with no restrictions with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing School is one of six in a progressive Faculty of Health Sciences (http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/) 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 University and Teaching Support Centre (http://www.uwo.ca/tsc/) 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 world view, 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 this appointment is August 1, 2018. Interested applicants are required to provide the following:

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 deadline for receipt of applications is July 20, 2018.

Please quote Number HS 186 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 nursingdirector@uwo.ca.