Academic Employment Opportunities

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

Department of Humanities

The Department of Humanities, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Full Professor in Black Diaspora Studies to commence July 1, 2018. Applicants must have a PhD in the humanities or a relevant discipline. The program seeks outstanding scholars in interdisciplinary Black Diaspora thought and cultures grounded in the humanities. Candidates should demonstrate expertise in multiple approaches, including philosophical and theoretical approaches, visual and material cultures, sexuality studies, and literature. Applicants must have an outstanding record of research, show evidence of undergraduate and graduate mentorship, and have a body of scholarship that has impacted the field. The successful candidate will 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.

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. 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, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and a sample of their written work (no longer than 20 pages) and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Professor Andrea Davis, Chair, Department of Humanities, 206 Vanier College, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3, or by e-mail to humachr@yorku.ca (Subject line: "Black Diaspora Studies").

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

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

 

Posting End Date: January 31, 2018