Job Title: Assistant Professor (three positions available)
Organization: University of British Columbia
Location: Vancouver, BC
Job Type: Full-time tenure-track

The School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia ‐ Vancouver campus invites  applications for  up to three (3) full‐time tenure‐track Assistant Professor positions. We are particularly interested in applicants with professional expertise and scholarship in clinical ethics or clinical informatics, which are areas complementary to existing School expertise. The anticipated start date for all positions is July 1, 2022.

The School of Nursing at UBC is the oldest university‐based nursing program in Canada. We have an international reputation for excellence in research and scholarship, and we value health equity, social justice, and community engagement. We offer a full range of innovative programs, including an intensive upper‐division BSN, MN‐NP, MSN, MHLP, and PhD degrees. UBC’s Vancouver campus is situated at the tip of Point Grey on the unceded lands of the Musqueam people, surrounded by forest, ocean and mountains. Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the most diverse cities in Canada, and one of the most livable cities in the world. UBC seeks to recruit and retain a workforce that is representative of Vancouver’s diversity, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent, nationally recognized research program that will be innovative and relevant to nursing, to health care practice and/or to policy for the future of health care and people’s health in Canada and beyond. Incumbents are expected to teach core and elective courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate students (both Masters and PhD), and to provide service to the University, the School, and to nursing or health care organisations. Applicants must have earned a PhD in nursing or a related discipline, have demonstrated evidence or possess clear potential to excel in research and teaching and would ideally have prior or current clinical practice experience, either as a nurse, or in practice settings that involve nurses.

Applicants should submit a letter stating their career objectives and suitability for the position. Please include an overview of relevant experience and achievements, approach to teaching, and research goals. Please also include a statement on how your experiences and/or knowledge will support the School of Nursing’s commitments to anti‐racism, Indigenous health and cultural safety. For information on the University’s and School’s commitments to reducing systemic racism and promoting cultural safety in education and health care, please see‐racism‐committee and‐cultural‐safety. For information on the University’s inclusion action plan, see‐action‐plan/.

Applications, including cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for four references must be submitted online. Review of applications  will begin November 1,  2021. All applications received by Nov 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.


This advertisement as well as further information about the School is available on the School of Nursing website at and information on the employment environment in the Faculty  of  Applied Science is available at‐opportunities. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence.  An open and diverse community fosters the  inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.  We encourage applications from  members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be  given priority.