The Faculty of Nursing is seeking an outstanding research leader to fill the position of Endowed Nursing Research Chair in Aging.
The successful candidate will have excellent leadership qualities and a strong research program, as well as the ability to create and lead an integrated research team and attract outstanding graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research associates and faculty members to the University. The expectation is that the Chair will promote collaborative research, develop and maintain an internationally recognized program of translational research in gerontology, and establish effective links with clinical settings and community groups. The chair will also be the Director of the Innovations in Seniors Care Research Unit at the Faculty of Nursing. Qualified applicants will hold a PhD and be eligible to be registered as a nurse in the Province of Alberta.
The Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta is a vibrant community with a rich history. Ranked as one of the top nursing schools in Canada and internationally, the Faculty holds the distinction of being the first Canadian member institute of the National Harford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence. Home to three Canada Research Chairs, the Faculty of Nursing encourages and supports a diversity of research programs and expertise. In addition, the Faculty is committed to supporting a high quality teaching environment and has one of the largest graduate nursing programs in Canada. To learn more about what the Faculty of Nursing can offer you, please visit us at www.nursing.ualberta.ca
The position will include the following responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
Candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae, a statement outlining research interests and major contributions, reprints of at least two representative research papers, a teaching dossier, and the names of three referees to:
Dr. Anita Molzahn, Dean
Faculty of Nursing
3rd floor, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.