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Tenure Track Instructor, Faculty of Nursing

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Job ID: 24217

Updated: November 9, 2021

Location: Main Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Description

The Faculty of Nursing, at the University of Calgary invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Instructor.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the province of Alberta, and must have a master's degree in nursing or another related discipline.

Applicants will be early to mid-career academics who have previous professional and teaching experiences in acute care nursing practice, particularly with a focus in pathophysiology, pharmacology, and nursing interventions. Applicants will possess demonstrable leadership to directly and indirectly advance future curriculum and teaching and learning developments. Applicants at the Instructor level will have previous teaching experience and promising capability in undergraduate teaching, both in face-to-face and online environments. The appointment will commence on January 1, 2022.

Interested applicants will provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining previous university teaching experience including contributions to the field of nursing education and contributions to the advancement of nursing education and innovations in teaching & learning.

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

Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. Applications should be sent via email in a pdf format and addressed to: Dr. Catherine Laing, Faculty of Nursing. 

The position will close on November 21, 2021, or until the position has been competitively filled.


The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Nursing visit Careers in the Faculty of Nursing.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 


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