Dean of the Faculty of Nursing

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Located in the heart of Canada's Border City, the University of Windsor combines excellence in research, teaching, and professional practice with a commitment to build stronger communities, to treat people with respect and dignity, and to address pressing societal needs. The University’s eight Faculties and Professional Schools, which include Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science, Human Kinetics, Education, Law, Engineering, Nursing, and Business, offer more than 150 undergraduate and 70 graduate programs, coordinated by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, that support the University’s mission of enabling people to make a better world through education, scholarship, research, and engagement. UWindsor is a comprehensive, progressive, student-centred post-secondary institution, where the challenges of communities and a world in transition inform the education they provide, the research they do, and the creative endeavours they pursue. 

The Faculty of Nursing at the University of Windsor is a leader in nursing education. The Faculty’s emphasis on nursing research has grown exponentially over the last decade as a result of a collective effort to create and support a research-intensive environment that will support the Faculty in becoming an effective contributor to evidence-based nursing. The Faculty offers a Collaborative Honours Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Science in Nursing and a Master of Nursing program, a PhD program as well as diploma and online course offerings. It is one of the few nursing programs in Ontario that offers students the ability to complete an exchange semester abroad at partner schools in Australia and Sweden.

The Dean of the Faculty of Nursing reports to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic and is responsible for the administrative leadership and the overall management of the Faculty (including its budget, strategic planning and external relationships), its academic programs and its academic development. As the chief academic and administrative officer of the Faculty of Nursing, the Dean is an important member of the University’s senior management team and participates fully in the governance of the University. The Dean is expected to provide visionary and strategic leadership for the Faculty and promote excellence in nursing education, practice, research, scholarship and creative activity. 

The successful candidate will hold graduate degree in Nursing, and a doctoral degree in Nursing or related field. They will possess an outstanding scholarly record that makes them eligible for a senior academic appointment, have a record of successful research, administrative and teaching leadership experience, and have experience with university-based undergraduate and graduate programs in Nursing.  They will demonstrate sound knowledge of nursing education and practice as well as a track record of service to the community and the profession. They will be eligible for licensure with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Anna Stuart, Sarah Tingley, or Jackie Nguyen at WindsorNursing@kbrs.ca or by calling 1-866-822-6022 or apply directly at: www.kbrs.ca/Career/13336.

UWindsor is a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University’s Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (recruit@uwindsor.ca). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (http://www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.