Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Sexuality Studies
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018

The School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the field of Sexuality Studies to commence July 1, 2018.

Required qualifications include a completed PhD with specialization in Sexuality Studies. The applicant must also have an ongoing program of research in the area of Sexuality Studies. All areas of expertise are open, but specific attention will be given to specialization in Indigeneity and/or Transnationalism and/or Critical Disability Studies. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service, and have publications appropriate to their stage of career. The successful candidate will be expected to teach interdisciplinary courses in their own area of expertise as well as to contribute to the program by teaching in some of our compulsory courses in the School's Sexuality Studies Program (for example, Introduction to Sexuality Studies). 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 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 their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly work, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent by November 15, 2017 to: Professor Jacinthe Michaud, Chair, School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, 206 Founders College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: – (Subject line: "Sexuality Studies 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 15, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Posting End Date: November 15, 2017