Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Global Health Epidemiology
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: Global Health
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2019

The Global Health Program and the Faculty of Health, York University invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in Global Health Epidemiology at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence July 1, 2019.

Applicants should be focused on global health epidemiologic methods. The successful candidate will provide a leadership role within the Faculty and the Global Health Programs in supporting the development and application of rigorous epidemiologic and/or biostatistics methods to the study of today's most pressing global health challenges. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or a Ph.D. near completion by the start of the appointment) in Epidemiology, Global Health or Public Health, or in a related health discipline with a substantive focus on the epidemiology of global health, including patterns of disease and environmental factors relating to, or determining population health.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in scholarly research, university teaching, and graduate supervision. They will be expected to develop and sustain a productive, innovative, and high-quality program of research related to their expertise in global health. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.

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

York University is rapidly expanding its role in global health. It offers the first dedicated global health program in Canada at the undergraduate level and is developing a highly distinctive interdisciplinary graduate program in global health. The University is home to the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, the Global Strategy Lab, and hosts the CIHR Institute for Population and Public Health.

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. 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. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 15, 2018. Applicants should send a covering letter specifying the position(s) for which they are applying, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research program goals, three relevant reprints, a teaching statement and teaching evaluations if available. Arrangements should be made for three signed confidential letters of reference to be submitted by this deadline to the same email and addressed to: Professor Beryl Pilkington, Chair, Global Health Search Committee, Faculty of Health, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3,


Posting End Date: November 15, 2018