Assistant or Associate Professor, Management of Chronic Illness, Faculty of Nursing

The Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, invites applications for an appointment at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track) or associate professor (with tenure), in the area of chronicity and management of chronic illness.

The successful appointee will contribute to the faculty’s research priorities by focusing on nursing of individuals/populations experiencing chronic illness, and/or health systems issues related to chronic disease management.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the province of Alberta, and must have a doctorate in nursing or another health-related discipline.

Applicants at the Assistant Professor will be early career academics who are establishing research programs in this area, have previous professional and teaching experience in the area of chronic illness and chronic disease management, an emerging publication record, and promising capability in undergraduate and graduate-level teaching and supervision.

Applicants at the Associate Professor level will be mid-career nursing academics with a well-established track record of competitive research funding with demonstrated impact in this area, teaching experience within undergraduate and graduate programs, advising and supervision of graduate student research, evidence of established academic partnerships in professional and other communities and, engagement with colleagues in support and development of priority faculty initiatives.

The appointment will preferably commence on July 1, 2017.

Interested applicants will provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining the proposed program of research, a description of previous university teaching experience and present/aspiring contributions to the field, reprints of two (2) representative academic publications, and current working status in Canada.

Information about programs and research in the Faculty of Nursing can be found at our website:

Applications should be sent via email in a pdf format and addressed to: Dr. Dianne Tapp, Dean, Faculty of Nursing, c/o

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Applicants are encouraged to apply by December 1, 2016, however the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

The University respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. At the time of your application, please answer the following questions:

  • Are you legally entitled to work in Canada – yes/no?
  • Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada – yes/no?

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