The College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a tenure-track position. Based on experience, the successful candidate may be hired at the assistant professor, associate professor, or full professor level. The position is available at any one of our Saskatoon, Regina, and Prince Albert Campuses.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching in the graduate and undergraduate programs, conducting research/ scholarship and contributing to the mission of the College of Nursing.

The Primary Campus of the University of Saskatchewan is situated in Treaty 6 territory and the Métis homeland and is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The College of Nursing also has campuses in Regina (Treaty 4 territory) – the capital city of the province, and Prince Albert (Treaty 6 territory) – the gateway city to the north. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 23,000.

Within this rich context, the College of Nursing (est. 1938) is distinguished provincially, nationally and globally:

  1. College of Nursing faculty members are dedicated to the education of a new generation of nurses with skills in interprofessional healthcare and health promotion. The College readily collaborates with the eight other health sciences colleges and schools at the U of S. These partnerships facilitate excellence in interdisciplinary health research, teaching, outreach, and community engagement.
  2. Our Learn Where You Live approach enables students to complete a full undergraduate degree in one of six communities throughout Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert; Île-à-la-Crosse, La Ronge, Yorkton). We also offer graduate programing (MN, MN-NP, and PhD) using distributed methods.
  3. Through well-established community partnerships the College has the highest recruitment and retention rate of Indigenous nursing students in Canada. Presently, 19% of BSN students are self-declared First Nation or Métis persons, and more than 90% successfully complete College of Nursing programs.
  4. College of Nursing faculty members lead vibrant research programs and professional practices that inform research, teaching, and practice.


A PhD from an accredited university is required at the time of appointment. Candidates should have at least one degree in Nursing, and be eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association.

Salary bands for this position are as follows: Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor: $112,109 to $130,925; and Professor $130,925 to $152,877. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter that includes: a brief statement of your teaching philosophy and experience, a statement of your research focus, and your developing program of research; detailed curriculum vitae; letters from three referees; and any supporting documents including proof of education, notarized and translated (English) copies of undergraduate and graduate degrees to:

College of Nursing Search Committee
c/o Heather Helt, Assistant to the Search Committee
University of Saskatchewan
104 Clinic Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z4
Telephone: (306) 966- 2212
Email: (email applications are preferred)

Review of applications will begin March 5, 2018; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The College of Nursing thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. Submissions by email are preferred.


The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential.  All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.  All qualified individuals are invited to apply, but Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.