Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Early Childhood Education
Home Faculty: Education
Home Department/Area/Division: Education
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018

The Faculty of Education is one of the leading faculties of education in Canada. Through our research, scholarship and innovative programs, we enact our mission of reinventing education for a diverse, complex world.

The Faculty of Education invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Early Childhood Education at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will offer leadership to the Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education, contribute to our Bachelor of Education program, as well as teach courses within other programs in the Faculty and supervise graduate students. Within the broad area of ECE and aligned with the priorities of the Faculty of Education's Strategic Plan ( ), the successful candidate will offer expertise in areas such as: early years education policy; child development; mathematics education; literacy education; infant and family life; and play.

A doctorate in Early Childhood Education is essential for this position. Candidates must present evidence of their abilities to: establish a strong program of scholarly research; demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence and leadership in undergraduate and graduate teaching. They will also have publications appropriate to their stage of career and must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The projected start date for this position is July 1st, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. 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 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 should submit a detailed letter of application describing their qualifications and research in Early Childhood Education in relation to the advertised position, a curriculum vitae, one or two samples of recent scholarly writing, and the names of three references. Application packages should be submitted by October 15, 2017 to: Dr. Lyndon Martin, Dean, by e-mail to with the subject line "Early Childhood Education" or to 242 Winters College, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3. Electronic applications should contain all materials in one message in PDF format.


Posting End Date: October 15, 2017