Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Management Information Systems
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Administrative Studies
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2023

School of Administrative Studies, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University

The School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Management Information Systems at the Assistant level, to commence July 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A completed PhD (at the time of application or by July 1, 2023) in Management Information Systems or a related discipline is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence or promise of excellence in research and in teaching. A clearly articulated program of research in one or more of the following areas is an asset: digital transformation, cybersecurity, and financial technology (fintech).

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of research excellence of a recognized international calibre as demonstrated in: the research statement, a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field, presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

We seek to appoint an outstanding researcher as part of the university’s strategic commitment to accelerate York’s progress toward being recognized nationally and internationally as a top comprehensive, research-intensive university. The Dean is able to offer enhanced research support for the first three years of this appointment.

Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning, and strong letters of reference.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and externally funded research at the highest level. The position will involve teaching, program development, and supervision in undergraduate and possibly graduate programs. Duties would also include contributing to other teaching and administrative initiatives at the School of Administrative Studies. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and have the ability to enhance the reputation of the School of Administrative Studies.

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

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 the Chair of the Search Committee at Email: (Subject line: Position in Management Information Systems).

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 racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and those who self-identify as 2SLGBTQ+, 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 this voluntary self-identification form/.

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.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 31 October 2022.

Application, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, one writing sample, teaching evaluations and three confidential letters of reference, may be uploaded to beginning on September 21, 2022.

Questions may be directed to Professor Nelson Waweru, Director, School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Email: (Subject line: Position in Management Information Systems).


Posting End Date: October 31, 2022