Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Gender, Indigenous People, and Feminism
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2019

School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

The School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Gender, Indigenous People, and Feminism to commence July 1, 2019.

Required qualifications include a completed PhD (or near completion) with a specialization in Indigenous Studies, Gender and Women's Studies and/or Sexuality Studies or related field. This position is open to candidates from all areas of expertise. 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. Candidates must also demonstrate engagement with Indigenous communities and in their research and teaching with knowledge of indigenous methodologies and pedagogies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach interdisciplinary courses in their own areas of expertise as well as contribute to the program by teaching in some of our compulsory courses in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies. The successful candidate must 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 or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents, and others legally entitled to work in Canada for York University, 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 confidential letters of recommendation to be sent no later than August 15, 2018 to: Professor Jacinthe Michaud, Chair, School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, 206 Founders College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3.

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 August 15, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Posting End Date: August 15, 2018