Academic Employment Opportunity

Department of Nursing and Health Sciences: Faculty of Science, Applied Science & Engineering

UNB Saint John

Competition #:#17-22Closing Date:Review of applications will begin March 18, 2018.


Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing and Health Sciences. This position involves classroom, practice and laboratory teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate program. We are most interested in individuals who have a proven track record in research and teaching excellence, with a clinical focus in a variety of practice areas. All candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a PhD, preferably in Nursing. Candidates for this position must be eligible for registration with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick and hold registration prior to appointment. Registration must be maintained throughout employment. This position is anticipated to commence on July 1, 2018 and is subject to final budgetary approval.
Our vision is to be the program of choice for nursing by seeking, applying and advancing nursing knowledge through exceptional and transformative teaching-learning experiences. The Department of Nursing and Health Sciences is part of a fully nationally accredited and approved provincial nursing program offering Bachelor of Nursing (BN) and Bachelor of Health Sciences degrees. There are two entrance options into the BN program: a basic four-year full-time stream and a post-Registered Nurse. The Department also collaborates with the Faculty of Nursing at UNB Fredericton to offer a graduate nursing program. Faculty members also have the opportunity to become a member of the Graduate Academic Unit within the Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. The Department of Nursing and Health Sciences also has Evidence Synthesis Group status with the Joanna Briggs Institute, and is home to the Jarislowsky Chair in Interprofessional Patient-Centred Care.            
The University of New Brunswick Saint John is situated at Tucker Park and participates in an interprofessional educational approach for healthcare students. The university is adjacent to the Saint John Regional Hospital – the province’s tertiary care centre, Dalhousie Medical New Brunswick, and New Brunswick Community College Allied Health Programs. The city of Saint John has all the amenities of a large urban centre but maintains the friendliness and charm of a small city. Situated on the Bay of Fundy, Saint John is well-known for its historic architecture, high tides, thriving arts and culture community.
Review of applications will begin March 18, 2018. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining nursing practice expertise, teaching interests and program of research, along with the names and contact information of three references to the address below. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Cathy O’Brien-Larivee
 Chair, Department of Nursing & Health Sciences
University of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 5050, Saint John, New Brunswick, E2L 4L5
Fax: 506-648-5784

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.