Professor, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

PROFESSOR, Bachelor of Science, Nursing

School of Health Sciences & Community Services

2 Full Time Opportunities Available

For over 50 years, Lambton College has been a ground-breaking institution and a national leader in applied research, teaching methodologies, experiential learning opportunities and future-facing educational innovations. With 13,000+ students from 20 countries around the world, two main campuses in Sarnia, Ontario, and a growing roster of more than 90 diploma, certificate and degree programs, Lambton College offers students flexible learning options with a broad range of programs and courses that incorporate elements of classroom, mobile, hybrid and accelerated educational alternatives.

Lambton College ranks #1 in Ontario and #2 in Canada for Research in 2020 in addition to maintaining a ranking within the top 3 Colleges for Research for five straight years.  The NOVA Chemicals Health & Research Centre houses Lambton’s state of the art clinical Nursing Lab, in addition to other clinical labs. Lambton College has a strategic focus on growing research in the area of health and the NOVA Chemicals Health & Research Centre is dedicated to support this vision.

Lambton College is eligible to receive grants from the Tri-Council and researchers are actively applying to many national, provincial and regional funding research programs including Canada Foundation for Innovation. In the past 10 years, Lambton College has received more than $45M research grants to support 800+ research projects, engaging 700+ partners, 150+ staff and faculty and 1,500+ paid research students. 

Located on the beautiful homeland that is the traditional territory of the Ojibwe, Potawatomi and Odawa First Nations, much work has been done to ensure an environment that is welcoming and supportive to Indigenous learners, resulting in a 40 percent increase in Indigenous students on campus since 2012.


As a member of Lambton’s world class Faculty, you will teach, participate in curriculum development and conduct research related to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree program at Lambton. We seek applicants who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a student-centered environment and have an interest in scholarly and research activities that contribute to evidence informed curriculum, as well as an innovative and positive research environment.

As a teacher, mentor and advocate for your students, you will use your professional and clinical expertise to provide a dynamic and engaging learning environment where every student has the opportunity to reach their full potential. You will utilize a variety of instructional techniques and delivery methods to bring the curriculum to life for your students.  As a researcher, you will pursue a rigorous program of research, research partnership development and demonstrate success in peer-reviewed grant applications.

As a Professor within the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree program you will:

  • Support an effective learning environment through the design of tailored teaching and learning delivery strategies, which support student success, student engagement and that focus on evidence-based practice and best practice guidelines.
  • Define and connect appropriate learning outcomes and student assessment techniques to overall School and program goals.
  • Actively engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning, including an active research profile and pursuit of funding to support such work.
  • Support student learning and progress, create assessments, rubrics, and evaluate student achievement. 
  • Engage in ongoing professional development activities and collaborate with colleagues, other Colleges and community partners to maintain professional competency in support of a learning environment and objectives based on the most up to date professional knowledge and practice.
  • Actively contribute to program development through participation in various committees, employing best practices from across the College system.
  • Assist and support program promotion and student recruitment activities.
  • Assists with the creation and supervision of student field placements as assigned.
  • Utilize appropriate technological resources that support an engaging learning environment.

These positions will report to the Associate Dean, School of Health, Community Services & Creative Design.  Salary range for this position is as per the Academic Collective Agreement - $66,555 to $115,378.  A full suite of health benefits, pension, vacation entitlement, professional development and relocation funding round out the total compensation package available.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A Doctorate degree (PhD / ABD) in Nursing or a closely related discipline is required.
  • Current registration, in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Five (5) years recent clinical and teaching experience, ideally in an acute care setting, is preferred.
  • Experience with curriculum design and development would be considered an asset.
  • Experience utilizing adult learning principles in teaching and assessment methodologies, curriculum design and development, is preferred.
  • Effectively role model Lambton’s core values in teaching and research.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity, such as research management, publications, conference presentations, and research projects.
  • Evidence of maintaining excellence in research through mentorship and support.
  • Self-motivated and independent individual who as functions well in a team environment.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with MS Office products as well as digital learning solutions.
  • Ability to work with diverse communities with respect, sensitivity, creativity, innovation, and cultural understanding

Application Information and Instructions

If you feel this is the opportunity for you, we invite all qualified candidates to apply via the Lambton College Careers Page by 11:59pm on Friday February 26, 2021 to be considered. 

All candidates selected for an interview may be asked to present on a topic related to the position. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lambton College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Lambton College hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. In support of a diverse and inclusive college community, Lambton College welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.