Faculty of Health Sciences

School of Nursing
Tenure-Track Faculty Position (Ref. No. IBHSC171801)

The School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with specialization in healthcare quality and improvement science, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018. Applications are welcome from individuals of any disciplinary background with a demonstrated knowledge base and experience in healthcare quality, risk and safety.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in a discipline relevant to healthcare quality, risk and/or safety completed at the commencement of their appointment. The successful candidate will exhibit an active research profile with strong potential for innovative and scholarly research with an identified focus in healthcare quality. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. As well, previous experience teaching within a university is preferred. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer
assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:

  • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian
  • citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
  • a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of grants and publications);
  • a statement of research interests;
  • a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and
  • evaluations if available); and,
  • Three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Jennifer Medves, Vice-Dean
  • (Faculty of Health Sciences) & Director, School of Nursing.

The deadline for applications is February 1, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to send
all documents in their application package electronically as PDFs to Dr. Jennifer
Medves at, although hard copy applications may be
submitted to:

Dr. Jennifer Medves
Vice-Dean (Faculty of Health Sciences) & Director, School of Nursing
92 Barrie Street
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Allison Mackey in the School of Nursing, at Queen’s University, 92 Barrie St., Kingston, ON K7L 3N6,

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA).

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