Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Disaster & Emergency Management
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Administrative Studies
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018

The School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Disaster and Emergency Management (DEM) at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence July 1, 2018.

A PhD in DEM or a related field, in hand or near completion, is required, as is evidence of excellence, or the promise of excellence, in both teaching and scholarly research. Preference will be given to those with a related professional designation and those who have evidence of successful university teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level and 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 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 signed letter of application outlining relevant experience, an up‐to‐date curriculum vitae, a sample of writing, examples of published research and a teaching dossier which supports excellence and innovation in teaching (including student teaching evaluations, if applicable, and a teaching statement), and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Adriano Solis, Director, School of Administrative Studies, 221 Atkinson Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: (Subject line: "Disaster and Emergency Management Position")

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Posting End Date: November 1, 2017