Faculty Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Business and Society
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Social Science
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018

Business and Society, Department of Social Science, York University

The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Business and Society at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2018. More information about the Department can be found at http://sosc.laps.yorku.ca/; more information about the Business and Society Program can be found at http://buso.sosc.laps.yorku.ca/.

The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in one of the social sciences, an interdisciplinary social scientific program or a related field (e.g., ethics, political philosophy, history, critical management studies), and will demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching, and research and publications. There is a strong preference for candidates who can teach from a critical, interdisciplinary perspective in the areas of The Firm or Business and the Environment. Candidates must have the breadth and versatility to teach the core courses of the Business & Society undergraduate program. The ability to teach courses in more than one of the program streams and expertise in heterodox economics would be a major asset.

Candidates will demonstrate an ongoing program of interdisciplinary research in the field and will have publications appropriate to their stage of career. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

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.

Applicants must submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pp.), and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent 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: "Business and Society Appointment")

The deadline for applications is September 15, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Posting End Date: September 15, 2017