Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Human Resource Management
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Human Resource Management
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

The School of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-track professorial stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2020. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach a variety of courses related to Human Resource Management (HRM) at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in HRM or a related discipline by the time of appointment (July 1, 2020), and will demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in scholarly research and teaching. The School of Human Resource Management seeks candidates with areas of specialization that complement the teaching and research needs of the School ( http:// including but not limited to HRM, Diversity & Inclusion, and Industrial Relations. Applicants should have the breadth and versatility to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in the School. In addition, the successful candidate will be prepared to participate in the Graduate Program in the School of Human Resource Management and 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 preferred.

The School of Human Resource Management is a national leader in human resource management and the study of work. In 2018 and 2019, it was voted the top Canadian educational institution in the Readers' Choice Awards presented by Canadian HR Reporter for its innovative BHRM program, its executive Masters of HRM, its HRM Certificate, and its PhD program. With over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the School of Human Resource Management is the largest university unit in the field in Canada. The successful candidate's teaching, research and expertise will complement the School's multi-disciplinary faculty.

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 Parbudyal Singh, Director, School of Human Resource Management 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 November 12, 2019. 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 Parbudyal Singh, Director, School of Human Resource Management. Applicants should upload their documents at:

Reference letters should be sent to email: (Subject line: “Reference Letter”).


Posting End Date: November 12, 2019