Probationary Tenure-Track: Assistant or Associate Professors

2 Probationary (Tenure-Track) Faculty Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor

Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing

The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing seeks 2 emerging/accomplished academics to join a leading edge School of Nursing with a 98-year history of academic and research excellence. As a successful candidate, you will have a PhD in Nursing (or related discipline), and have an independent, robust research program in your field of study.  Individuals with established track records of teaching and research are preferred; however, these accomplishments will be compelling for the rank of Associate Professor.  You will also have demonstrated skills mentoring students and an outstanding record of teaching in graduate and/or undergraduate programs.  In addition to your research and scholarly activity, you will be responsible for teaching across programs offered in the School, as well as service to the School, Faculty, University, and Profession as appropriate. Persons with non-nursing but related backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the position that is anticipated to begin on January 1, 2019.  Applicants for the position anticipated to begin on July 1, 2019 will be Registered Nurses (Regular or Extended class) who are eligible to practice with no restrictions with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

The appointments will be Probationary (tenure-track) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on qualifications and research accomplishments. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Successful candidates will have knowledge, expertise, and a solid record of research productivity that supports innovation and leadership in nursing and health. Priority foci and research areas of growth and significant opportunity are information management and technologies, women’s health, mental health, nursing leadership, and community-based health care and public health, areas that align with the School’s new Strategic Plan (in progress) and the signature areas identified in the Faculty of Health Sciences’ Strategic Research Plan We seek candidates with scholarship, preferably in one or more of the following areas: health policy, pedagogy and curriculum, advanced quantitative research methods, aging, chronicity, diversity, advanced clinical practice, or nursing work environments that align with signature areas identified in the FHS Strategic Research Plan.

Western University ( is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities.  It is located in London, Ontario, with a vibrant population of 385,000.  Supported by an Academic Health Sciences Network, the region is known for excellence and leadership in integrated teaching, research, and patient care. Educational and research programs are supported through excellent relationships with health care and community agencies in the city and region. Support for research development is available through the Nursing Research Unit, the Faculty, and University.  The University also offers programs to enhance the teaching enterprise through the Teaching Support Centre (

Interested applicants are required to complete the Application for Full-Time Faculty Position Form - available at along with curriculum vitae, letter of interest/statement of academic qualifications and names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Victoria Smye Director

Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University

Room 3301A, FIMS & Nursing Building

London, Ontario      N6A 5B9

The deadline for receipt of applications is September 10, 2018.

Please quote HS 188 on all correspondence for the position anticipated to begin on January 1, 2019.

Please quote HS 189 on all correspondence for the position anticipated to begin on July 1, 2019.

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 identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, 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