Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Contractually Limited Appointment
Discipline/Field: Work and Labour Studies
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Social Science
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2017
Position End Date: June 30, 2018
 

Department of Social Science

The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Work & Labour Studies to commence July 1, 2017. Applicants must hold a PhD in one of the social sciences (including law) and must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in undergraduate teaching and an ability to teach in an interdisciplinary Work & Labour Studies program. The successful candidate will show promise of excellence in research and publication in the field of Work & Labour Studies. Applicants should be prepared to teach courses in Canadian labour relations and one or more of labour and globalization, Canadian labour/employment law, Canadian labour market policy. Pedagogical innovation in priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset. The appointment carries a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent. Information about the Work & Labour Studies program can be found on the program website: http:// wkls.sosc.laps.yorku.ca//

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or citizens of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA).

Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy and summaries of teaching evaluation); and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to: Professor Amanda Glasbeek, Chair, Department of Social Science, Ross Building, S754, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: soscjobs@yorku.ca (Subject Line: "WKLS CLA").

The deadline for applications is May 1, 2017. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

 

Posting End Date: May 1, 2017