Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Contractually Limited Appointment
Discipline/Field: Management (Business Ethics)
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Administrative Studies
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: January 1, 2020
Position End Date: December 31, 2021

School of Administrative Studies

The School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications from qualified candidates for a two-year professorial contractually limited appointment at the level of Sessional Assistant Professor in Management (Business Ethics) to commence January 1, 2020.

A PhD (or equivalent) in Management or closely related field is required. Candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research and a strong commitment to pedagogical development. An active research stream in the area of Business Ethics or closely related field would be an asset. Applicants should specialize in one or more of the following areas: Business Ethics, Business and Society, Corporate Social Responsibility, Stakeholder Management, Sustainability.

The successful candidate will serve as course-coordinator for the undergraduate course in "Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility." Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred. The appointment will carry a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent.

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 women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or citizens of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at .

All applicants must send a signed cover letter and include a personal statement, an up-to-date CV, a teaching dossier that contains courses taught to date, summaries of teaching evaluations and samples of current research. Additionally, please arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to: Professor Nelson Waweru, Director, School of Administrative Studies, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3. Electronic submissions can be emailed to: (with the subject line: “CLA Search”).

The deadline for applications September 30, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the hiring process, please contact Professor Nelson Waweru at


Posting End Date: September 30, 2019