Job: Assistant Professor in Global Migration and Education

York University, Canada


The Faculty of Education is one of the leading faculties of education in Canada. Through our research, scholarship and innovative programs we enact our mission of reinventing education for a diverse, complex world.

The Faculty of Education invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Global Migration and Education at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will contribute to our growing Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies, our unique Master of Leadership and Community Engagement program, teach courses within other programs in the Faculty, and supervise graduate students. Aligned with the priorities of the Faculty of Education's Strategic Plan (edu.yorku.ca/files/2017/08/EDU-StrategicPlan2017.pdf), the successful candidate's work will speak to the role and place of educational policy and practice in responding, internationally, nationally and intra-nationally, to conditions which result in migrant, refugee or asylum-seeking status. The projected start date for this position is July 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A doctorate in Education or a related field is required. Candidates must present evidence of their abilities to: establish a strong program of scholarly research; demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence and leadership in undergraduate and graduate teaching. They will also have publications appropriate to their stage of career and must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. 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 Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at acadjobs.info.yorku.ca or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: acadjobs.info.yorku.ca. Please select the 'Affirmative Action' tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is October 15, 2018.Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application describing their qualifications and research in relation to the advertised position, a curriculum vitae, one or two samples of recent scholarly writing, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Dr. Lyndon Martin, Dean, by e-mail to facultyrecruitment@edu.yorku.ca with the subject line “Global Migration and Education” or to 242 Winters College, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3. Electronic applications should contain all materials in one message in PDF format.

Further information: Assistant Professor in Global Migration and Education