Dean, College of Nursing



The University of Saskatchewan’s One Health Initiative is one of six signature areas of research and scholarship that bring the University distinct recognition and help to position USask among the most distinguished universities in Canada and among the very best in the world. With all major health sciences, including veterinary medicine, on one campus as well as the presence of three interdisciplinary graduate schools: public health, public policy and environment and sustainability, we have a rich and diverse academic environment where innovation thrives. Partnership with existing campus facilities such as the Canadian Light Source synchrotron and the international vaccine centre VIDO-InterVac creates unparalleled health research possibilities. The One Health approach has the potential to revolutionize healthcare education and improve the health of the entire world.


The College of Nursing offers high quality, student-centered undergraduate education and graduate programs at both the Master’s and PhD levels, including a primary health care nurse practitioner option. The College is a world leader in educating nurses in inter-professional health care, research, practice, innovation, capacity building and policy development. The College is proud to have a long history of Indigenous student success and be recognized as having one of the largest Indigenous nursing student enrolments in Canada.


The Dean of the College of Nursing will be a distinguished leader, researcher and educator who brings a commitment to the profession as well as a record of leadership success along with the capacity and vision to build on the momentum that the college has achieved. A strategic and inclusive leadership style as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills are important for success.


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 candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 


To learn more about this exciting leadership opportunity and receive the detailed executive brief please or to apply, please forward your application package (an up-to-date CV, a letter of introduction, and the names and contact information for three referees) in confidence to info@thegeldartgroup.com.


Closing Date:  Open until filled