Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant/Associate Professor
Discipline/Field: Globalization, Health Equity & Policy
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: School of Health Policy and Management
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018

School of Health Policy & Management, Faculty of Health, York University

Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment focused on Globalization, Health Equity & Policy at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence July 1, 2018, subject to budgetary approval. We seek a scholar with a focus on neoliberal globalization and global health policy to support the School's programs on Health Equity and Policy, and the Faculty of Health’s Global Health undergraduate program as well as assist with the development of a graduate program in global health. The successful candidate will contribute to key foci in the School on political economy approaches to health, comparative health systems and policy, social determinants of health and health equity. Candidates must have a PhD in Health Policy or Global Health or related disciplines such as Sociology, Political Science, Political Economy, Labour Studies, or Public Administration, with a substantive focus on health.

Candidates should show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research and be eligible 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. Successful experience in teaching in relevant health-related fields is preferable. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision in addition to undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to fully participate in a highly productive and collegial academic community.

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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.

A Self Identification Form, a letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a teaching dossier inclusive of teaching evaluations, as well as three signed letters of reference should be sent, by November 15, 2017, to the School (c/o Domenica Lam) by email at (Subject line: "Globalization, Health Equity & Policy Application"). 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.


Posting End Date: November 15, 2017