Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Management Information Systems
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 Assistant Professor position in Management Information Systems, to commence July 1, 2018. York is Canada's third largest university with a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility.

The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Management Information Systems or a closely related discipline; and will demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly research and publication. The successful candidate will be experienced with teaching management information systems including the use of cases and integrative cases, and have a record of innovative pedagogy development at the course or program level and of developing advanced undergraduate- and/or graduate-level management information systems courses or cases. 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, as is knowledge of SAP. Candidates are also expected to provide evidence of service or promise of service in administrative and committee work.

The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for teaching and program development of Management Information Systems undergraduate, and possibly graduate courses. This includes the development, enhancement and delivery of courses, as well as the oversight of student projects in the areas of ERP systems and business analytics. S/he will also contribute to supporting students’ learning through pedagogical innovation (e.g. online, blended learning, flipped classrooms), outcome-based student assessments, interaction with industry, learning technologies, and collegial governance of our programs.

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 professional 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 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: "Management Information Systems 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