Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in the country, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The University is known for
innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused
curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing
education school in Canada.
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TenURe-TRaCk FaCULTy POsi TiOns
We are seeking applicants to fill a number of tenure-track positions in our schools, at the Assistant Professor level, subject to final budgetary approval.
DaPhne COCkweLL sChOOL OF nURsing
To take on this role, effective August 1, 2011, you must have a PhD
in Nursing (a health or social science equivalent will be considered),
registration, or eligibility for registration, with the CNO, and an established
program of scholarship that focuses on the health of individuals,
families, communities and global populations, the advancement of
nursing leadership, health-care policy, and nursing professional education.
Experience and expertise in a variety of nursing domains, including
theory, research methods, curriculum, policy and practice, are required,
as is a record of teaching and research that will contribute to the ongoing
success of the School’s undergraduate and graduate programs and its
research and community collaboration profiles. We are particularly
interested in candidates whose research and teaching agenda fits within
health equity, cultural diversity and social justice frameworks, and
supports our emerging research clusters. The application deadline is
February 1, 2011.
sChOOL OF OCCUPaTiOnaL anD PUbLiC heaLTh
This position in Occupational Health, effective July 1, 2011, will appeal to
a professional who holds (or has substantially completed) a PhD degree in
a discipline related to Occupational (Industrial) Hygiene, and demonstrates
an ability to contribute to the School and its growth, including the
enhancement of the full-time undergraduate experience. You will be
expected to teach existing courses, develop new undergraduate courses,
and maintain a dynamic program of research and scholarly publications
relevant to the field. Preferably, you hold, or are eligible for, a designation
as a Certified Industrial Hygienist or a Registered Occupational Hygienist.
Experience in, and a strong commitment to, teaching and research in
these areas would be considered assets. The application deadline is
January 21, 2011.
sChOOL OF sOCiaL wORk
These two opportunities, effective August 1, 2011, require a Social Work
degree (BSW, MSW or PhD/DSW), an earned doctorate in Social Work or a
related field, and a substantial record of research, teaching and community
engagement. We are particularly interested in applicants with practice and
scholarship in one of the following areas: aging, violence and restorative
justice, queer issues, substance use and abuse, transnationalism and
diaspora studies, health, and anti-racism. The review of applications will
begin January 14, 2011.
sChOOL OF nUTRi TiOn
Two openings exist, effective July 1, 2011, for candidates with a completed
doctoral degree, an interest in working collaboratively in and with socially,
culturally and economically diverse communities, and a commitment to
innovative baccalaureate- and graduate-level teaching, and a well defined
research agenda through which to maintain ongoing externally funded
research related to the School’s mission. The first position calls for a
strong record of scholarship and expertise in health communication or
a related area, and the ability to provide leadership in the areas of risk
communication, inter-professional education, knowledge translation and/
or new media applications. The second position will draw on your interest
in sustainable food systems management. You must have strong records of
teaching, scholarship and expertise in whole systems approaches to food
production, processing, distribution and service. The application deadline is
January 21, 2011.
sChOOL OF eaRLy ChiLDhOOD eDUCaTiOn
Consider this function, effective July 1, 2011, to apply your strong interest and
background in early childhood studies, with a particular expertise in early
learning curriculum in the areas of literacy, mathematics and creative arts and/
or policy and professional issues. You must have a completed PhD or EdD in
Early Childhood Studies or a related field, and a demonstrated track record in
research, grant writing and publication, as you will contribute to scholarship in the
field of Early Childhood Studies. Experience teaching in early childhood and/or
post-secondary undergraduate programs will be considered an asset. Experience
advising and supervising graduate students is preferred. The application deadline
is January 15, 2011.
For full details, including position duties and how to apply, please visit
These positions fall under the Ryerson Faculty Association (www.ryerson.
ca/~rfa) jurisdiction. For details on the Ryerson Faculty Association
Collective Agreement and the University’s RFA Benefits Summary, please
visit www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html and
Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We
welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its
scholarship, including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people,
persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply, but applications from Canadians and permanent residents
will be given priority.