Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) – Part-time

Posting Date: May 30, 2024

Closing Date: July 1, 2024

Faculty – Teaching Stream (part-time, two year contract)

Applications to be submitted to


The Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto invites applications for a part-time position (0.75 FTE) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the field of Nursing to begin on September 1, 2024 for an initial contract of two years.

The Position

The Faculty seeks applications from individuals with demonstrated excellence in teaching in a range of classroom, online, and practice settings, including lecture preparation and delivery and curriculum development in undergraduate and graduate programs, and demonstrated expertise in community health, care of older adults, mental health, general medical- surgical and/or critical pedagogy in nursing education. Applicants with recent clinical nursing practice experience, including as a nurse practitioner in primary health care, are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have experience working with, teaching, or mentoring/supervising diverse groups or diverse students along with the ability to contribute to fostering diversity on campus, and within the curriculum or nursing profession, as demonstrated through the submitted application materials. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and build on our existing strengths Candidates must also have demonstrated excellence in teaching-related scholarly activities.

Candidates will hold at least a Masters degree in nursing and a doctoral degree in nursing or a related discipline. All applicants must be eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Evidence of excellence in teaching should be demonstrable in a teaching dossier that includes course outlines, evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Excellence in scholarship should be evidenced in teaching and related pedagogical/professional activities. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Setting

Toronto is one of the world’s most dynamic and multicultural cities. The population of the Greater Toronto Region is nearly 6 million, making it one of the largest metropolitan regions in North America. Over 150 languages are spoken in the city, and half of the city’s population was born outside Canada. The Toronto Region is served by North America’s second largest public transit system, and it has an abundance of parks and green spaces. With a rich and diverse cultural life of
music, art and museums, the Toronto Region has more than 70 film festivals and 200 professional performing arts organizations. It is Canada’s number-one tourist destination.

The city is home to a burgeoning research environment. The area boasts the fourth-largest cluster of medical expertise in North America. The downtown “Discovery District,” in which the St. George campus of the University of Toronto is situated, contains nine teaching hospitals, numerous scientific research institutes, and MaRS, an innovation centre that brings ideas in science and technology together with business acumen and financing. This intellectual dynamism is evident across all areas of research, education and the arts in the city.

The University

Established in 1827 by royal charter, the University of Toronto is the largest and most prestigious research-intensive university in Canada. The historical strengths that have shaped the University’s progress and achievements include excellence across a wide array of disciplines, leadership in professional education, pre-eminence in graduate education, three federated universities, and decentralized management with strong decanal leadership. The quality and range of the University’s programs—undergraduate, graduate and professional—attract students from all parts of Ontario and Canada, and internationally. The University is home to 15 Faculties and the School of Graduate Studies, and its educational programs are delivered on the historic St. George campus in downtown Toronto, on campuses in Mississauga and Scarborough, and in nine fully affiliated teaching hospitals in Toronto.

The 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject ranked the University of Toronto first in Canada in four of the five broad fields assessed and internationally, University of Toronto was ranked among the top 50 schools in 48 subjects – more than any other university in the world. In 2020, the University was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers and Greater Toronto’s Top Employers. For more information, please visit

The Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

The Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for Nursing (5th in 2024). The Faculty offers multiple innovative graduate and undergraduate degree programs, drawing on a partnership with one of North America’s largest academic health science complexes; the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network (TAHSN), which incorporates nine multi-site, fully affiliated teaching hospitals, as well as a network of affiliated community hospitals and public health agencies. The Faculty is committed to the mission of international leadership in nursing research and education.

The Faculty of Nursing is research-intensive and renowned internationally for the quality and impact of its scholarship. The Faculty has more endowed research chairs and professorships than any other nursing faculty in Canada, including the first nursing research chair in the country. These hospital-based Chairs and professorships are a product of the dynamic partnership and joint academic mission between the Faculty and TAHSN member hospitals. For more information on the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing please visit our home page at

The Application

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by submitting their application to Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future scholarly activities. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

All application materials must be submitted to
Applicants should also provide three reference letters sent directly by the referee to the department via e-mail to Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated, and signed) by the closing date.

All application materials, including recent reference letters, must be received by July 1, 2024.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see