Faculty Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Teaching Stream - Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
Discipline/Field: Informatics and Analytics
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: School of Health Policy and Management
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2022

YORK UNIVERSITY, School of Health Policy & Management, Faculty of Health, Toronto, Ontario

The School of Health Policy & Management, Faculty of Health, York University, invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a teaching stream tenure-track position in Informatics and Analytics at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence July 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to provide creative experiential-based education to enhance teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation in the classroom and applied settings in the School of Health Policy and Management. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD or a PhD near completion by the start date, in Health Informatics, Health Analytics, Data Sciences or related fields is required. Candidates must have expertise in one or more of healthcare analytics/machine learning, big data linkage and analysis, health intelligence, GIS, system analysis and design or eHealth applications. Demonstrated success working with health professionals and the intersection between health data and health equity would be an asset.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning; and strong letters of reference. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success, the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to health informatics teaching, learning and program design, and demonstrate good judgment and a reflective approach to innovation in teaching. Experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment is preferred. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.

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.

This opportunity is open to all qualified candidates. Our school incorporates equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization as central themes to the curriculum. The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant scholarly community at York, where we aspire to achieve equity and diversity in all areas, including race equity.

York University acknowledges its presence on the traditional territory of many Indigenous Nations. The area known as Tkaronto has been care taken by the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, and the Huron-Wendat. It is now home to many First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities. We acknowledge the current treaty holders, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. This territory is subject of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement to peaceably share and care for the Great Lakes region. York University supports Indigenous research and education through its Indigenous Framework for York University , the Centre for Indigenous Student Services, the Indigenous Council of York University, and Skennen'kó:wa Gamig, or the House of Great Peace, a space for Indigenous faculty, staff, and students. York is committed to fostering understanding of, respect for and connections with Indigenous communities; and the University is working to support the recruitment and success of Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students, the integration of Indigenous cultures (including the creation of the Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Languages), approaches and perspectives into curricular offerings and research, collaboration with Indigenous communities, and recruitment and retention of Indigenous faculty and staff.

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 Dr. Marina Morrow, Chair, School of Health Policy & Management c/o Domenica Lam by email at shpm@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 applies to women, visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people, and persons with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify in all categories that are applicable. The AA Program can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. For AA self-identification for this position the form can be 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 February 7th, 2022. Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining professional experience, an up‐to‐date curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier which supports promise of excellence and innovation in teaching [i.e., sample course outlines, collegial teaching reviews, workshop and professional development programs attended or led, and conference papers and publications relating to pedagogy], and provide contact information for three confidential references Complete applications should be sent to Dr. Marina Morrow, Chair, School of Health Policy and Management, York University, shpm@yorku.ca . Further information about the School of Health Policy and Management can be obtained at http://shpm.info.yorku.ca/ . 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 7, 2022