School of Nursing

Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

Lakehead University School of Nursing invites applications for two (2) Tenure-Track faculty appointments to commence August 1, 2016. The School has a vibrant undergraduate BScN program which is offered in two streams: a four year collaborative BScN with Confederation College and a three year compressed (“fast-track”) program. Additionally, the School is a partner in the Masters in Public Health program, offering the MPH-Specialization in Nursing. Lakehead University is a member of the nine-university consortium that delivers the Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner program. Currently the School of Nursing is establishing a Masters in Nursing program for implementation within the next two years. The School of Nursing also offers the Native Nurses Entry Program, an access program to prepare Aboriginal students for entry into the baccalaureate program.

The ideal candidate will have baccalaureate nursing teaching experience and a developed scholarship portfolio. Applicants with strong clinical and teaching background in Primary Health Care or Northern/Rural Nursing, maternal/child health, or mental health are particularly being sought. Previous academic leadership experience will be an asset. Candidates should have a completed or nearly completed research doctorate degree, hold at least one graduate degree in nursing, and be registered (without restrictions) or eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

For further information, please contact Glenna Knutson, Director, School of Nursing, at (807) 343-8439 or  Detailed information on our undergraduate and graduate programs is available on our homepage on the Lakehead University website at

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of their teaching philosophy and research interests (including course outlines and teaching evaluations from previously-taught courses), copies of publications, and the names and contact information for three references to: Dr. Michel Bédard, Dean, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON   P7B 5E1, email:

A completed “ Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada” form should be submitted with the application. This form is available on our website - please click here.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  Lakehead University is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, individuals within visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. These positions are subject to budgetary approval.