Academic Employment Opportunities

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

Finance, School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of 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 teaching stream tenure-track appointment in Finance at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, to commence July 1, 2023. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop courses in financial management, including corporate finance, international financial management, corporate financial planning and/or ratio analysis, at the undergraduate level, and will also be expected to teach and develop graduate finance courses at the new Markham Campus when it opens. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD in finance or a closely related discipline like economics or decision analysis/management science is required. The successful candidate with a PhD in a related discipline will also have completed a graduate degree in finance. A professional certification (CFA, CPA) is preferred. In addition, the successful candidate will have at least 3 years of full- or part-time teaching experience at the university 3rd/4th year and/or Masters levels in the broad area of financial management. At least 3 years of full-time professional experience outside academia is preferred.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university 3rd/4th year level in the area of financial management through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations in high priority areas such as experiential education, synchronous online learning, technology enhanced learning and community or group-based learning; teaching evaluations; 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 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. In addition, the successful candidate will have evidence of their ability to teach and communicate research effectively. 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.

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 chair, hiring committee at Email: (Subject line: Position in Finance, Teaching).

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 October 31, 2022.

Applications, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (which could include a statement of teaching interests, philosophy and pedagogy as well as past teaching evaluations), and three confidential letters of reference, may be uploaded to beginning on September 28, 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 Finance; Teaching).


Posting End Date: October 31, 2022