Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Indigenous Education and Pedagogy
Home Faculty: Education
Home Department/Area/Division: Education
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018
 

Indigenous Education and Pedagogy

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 Indigenous Education and Pedagogy at the rank of Assistant Professor. Aligned with the priorities of the Faculty of Education's Strategic Plan ( http://edu.yorku.ca/files/2017/08/EDU-StrategicPlan2017.pdf ), the successful candidate will deepen the Faculty's teaching and advance research capacities in one or more of the following specific areas: contemporary Indigenous issues; Indigenous knowledge, tradition and pedagogy; language revitalization; Indigenous art and cultural expression and its technologies; and Indigenous teacher education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in our newly developed Indigenous teacher education program as well as in our established Urban Indigenous Education masters cohort, contribute to other programs in the Faculty and supervise graduate students.

A doctorate in Education or a related field is required. 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 http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. Consistent with its fundamental commitments to equity, diversity and inclusion, and to promote the recruitment and appointment of Indigenous faculty members and librarians to tenure stream positions, the University welcomes applications from all qualified Indigenous candidates for this position. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents, and others legally entitled to work in Canada for York University will be given priority.

Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application describing their qualifications and research in Indigenous Education in relation to the advertised position, a curriculum vitae, one or two samples of recent scholarly writing, and the names of three references. Applicants should submit application packages by October 15, 2017 to: Dr. Lyndon Martin, Dean, by e-mail to facultyrecruitment@edu.yorku.ca with the subject line "Indigenous 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