Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Business & Society
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Social Science
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2022
 

Department of Social Science

The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream, tenure-track position in Business & Environment or Social Economy at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. For information about the Department, see: https://www.yorku.ca/laps/sosc/, and about the Business and Society Program: https://www.yorku.ca/laps/sosc/buso/.

By July 1, 2022, the successful candidate must have a completed Ph.D. in one of the social sciences, an interdisciplinary social scientific program or a related field (e.g., ethics, law, political philosophy, history, critical management studies, environmental studies), and will demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching and research. Candidates will be engaged in an ongoing program of interdisciplinary research in Business & Environment or Social Economy and will have refereed publications appropriate to their career stage. The candidate must be able to offer courses in Business & Environment or Social Economy and have the breadth and versatility to teach the program's core courses from a critical, interdisciplinary perspective.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and as appropriate, externally funded research at the highest level.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of research excellence for junior appointment 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. The successful candidate is expected to build the Department and Faculty’s research strengths and reputation, with the goal of establishing national and/or international research leadership.

The position may involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching; the successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence for junior appointment in teaching will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.

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 contact the Professor Uwafiokun Idemudia, Chair of the Department of Social Science at chrsosc@yorku.ca.

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 http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/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 which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is December 6, 2021.

Applications, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, teaching evaluations and three confidential letters of reference, may be uploaded to https://apply.laps.yorku.ca/ beginning on October 26, 2021.

Questions may be directed to Professor Uwafiokun Idemudia, Chair, Chair of the Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Email: chrsosc@yorku.ca (Subject line: Position in Business & Environment or Social Economy).

 

Posting End Date: December 6, 2021