Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Management (Markham Campus)
School of Administrative Studies, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies,
York University - Markham Campus
The School of Administrative Studies, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Management at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021 (negotiable). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. The successful applicant will be based at the new York Markham Centre Campus when operational (expected in Fall 2023) and become a member of the first cohort of resident faculty members. Between July 1, 2021 and the opening of the campus, the appointee will assume a combination of teaching responsibilities at York’s Keele campus and contribute to the development of academic and research programming planned for the new Markham Centre Campus.
York University’s Markham Centre Campus ( https://www.yorku.ca/markham/ ) offers state-of-the-art facilities to provide innovative job-ready academic programming and research focussing on core themes of technology and entrepreneurship as applied in different contexts, disciplines and professional fields. Building on York University’s academic presence in the City of Markham, the new campus will help fulfil future labour market and civic leadership needs by providing transferable 21st century skills that are at the core of future economic competitiveness and community development in Markham, York Region and across Ontario. Collaboration with York University’s existing research strengths in the core areas of the new campus and dynamic engagement with the area’s businesses and industries will create an innovative, cross-disciplinary research culture for solving complex problems that transcend traditional disciplines.
A PhD (or a PhD near completion prior to the start date) in Management, Organization Studies, Strategy, or a related field (e.g. Sociology) is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence or promise of excellence in research and in teaching appropriate to their career stage. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research and specialize in one or more of the following areas: professions, professional practice or practice theory. Preference will be given to those with a demonstrated background of practical experience in a regulated professional context. A professional designation (e.g. CPA, P.Eng, LLB, RN) would be considered an asset.
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 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.
Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence 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. Proficiency with online and remote teaching will be considered a definite asset.
The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision and may involve undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni.
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 Chair of the Search Committee at Email: email@example.com (Subject line: Management, Markham Campus).
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 www.yorku.ca/acadjobs 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: 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 March 31, 2021.
Application, 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 January 18, 2021.
Questions may be directed to Professor Nelson Waweru, Director, School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject line: Position in Management, Markham Campus).