Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Teaching Stream - Assistant/Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Discipline/Field: Finance
Home Faculty: Schulich School of Business
Home Department/Area/Division: Finance
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2022

Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto Canada

Consistently ranked in the top tier of the world’s best business schools and #1 in Canada, the Schulich School of Business is known for its global reach, innovative programming and the diversity of its student body, faculty and staff. Schulich enrolls some 3,000 students in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate business degree programs leading to careers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Located in Toronto, Canada, the School’s multimillion-dollar, award-winning complex is on York University’s main campus. Schulich’s downtown Miles S. Nadal Management Centre is situated in the heart of the city’s financial district.


The Finance Area, Schulich School of Business, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a teaching stream tenure-track appointment in Finance at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The starting date is July 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The Finance Area offers various courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels. The Area also oversees the Master of Finance (MF) program. The successful candidate will be assigned to teach no more than seven 3-credit courses primarily in the BBA, MBA, and/or the MF Program.

The successful candidate will be engaged in teaching, curriculum development, curricular program leadership, and dissemination of pedagogical and managerial-relevant knowledge to the academic business communities. A record of teaching excellence, effective curricular innovations, strong curricular program leadership, and continual engagements with relevant academic and business associations is required.

The candidate should have a PhD in Finance or related field from an accredited academic institution. Preference is given to those whose Ph.D. is from a business school with AACSB, Association of MBA, or EQUIS accreditation.

The successful candidate should have a record with:

1. Evidence of teaching excellence, as demonstrated through the teaching statement and formal student evaluations of teaching. Anonymous student comments are welcome, as long as these are captured through formal teaching evaluation processes.
2. Evidence of development and implementation of innovative teaching approaches and learning experiences, as demonstrated in peer-reviewed writeups in pedagogical journals.
3. Evidence of curriculum program leadership for Finance Area specializations in the BBA, the MBA, or MF Programs.
4. Evidence of successful engagements with the business community as demonstrated through organized services to disciplinary associations (e.g., leading the pedagogical sessions for academic conferences) and publications in practitioner journals.
5. Evidence of service contributions in administrative and/or committee work in academic settings.
6. At least three letters of references attesting to the above.

York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni.

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. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Professor Ambrus Kecskes, Chair of the Finance Search Committee, at

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. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 1st February 2022.

To apply, applicants should submit the following documents:

1. CV
2. A teaching statement that describes the candidate’s teaching philosophy and achievements and explains the fit of teaching interests with the Finance Area courses and programs.
3. Student evaluations of teaching for all courses taught or courses taught in the last five years
4. Student comments (if any)
5. Sample syllabi for at least two different courses
6. Sample publications in pedagogical journals and practitioner journals
7. Evidence of successfully obtained curriculum development and/or teaching improvement grant (if any)
8. Sample textbook and/or teaching cases (if any)
Sample business magazine publications and online blogs (if any)
9. At least three (3) letters of recommendation, to be sent directly from referees

All application materials, other than recommendation letters, must be emailed in one (1) email to to the attention of Professor Ambrus Kecskes, Chair of the Finance Search Committee, Schulich School of Business, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3. Please be sure to include “Finance Area Position July 2022” in the email subject line.

Recommendation letters should be emailed directly from authors to with “Name of Applicant_Recommendation” in the email subject line. Referees should provide strong letters of reference and be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.


Posting End Date: February 1, 2022