Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Personal Financial Planning
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Administrative Studies
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2019

Personal Financial Planning, School of Administrative Studies

The School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-stream Assistant Professor position in the area of Personal Financial Planning, to commence July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Personal Finance,Consumer Economics, Finance, or a closely related field. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in one or more areas of personal financial planning and investment management. Preference will be given to those who have relevant university teaching experience. The Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation is desired though not required.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly research, and to have produced publications appropriate to their stage of career. The successful candidate will 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,permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada 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 writing (maximum 50 pp.), and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Adriano O. Solis, Director, School of Administrative Studies, 221 Atkinson Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: (Subject line: Position in Personal Financial Planning)

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 October 1, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Posting End Date: October 1, 2018