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Assistant Professor, First Year Experience

York University

The Department of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a teaching stream tenure-track appointment in First Year Experience at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence July 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach and coordinate large-enrollment first-year introductory courses, other undergraduate courses, and to provide creative educational leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular, pedagogical, and/or technological innovation in the classroom and at the program level.

A PhD in Economics is required by July 1, 2023. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence or promise of excellence in teaching at the university level 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; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success, the ability to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to teaching, learning and curriculum design, and demonstrate good judgment and a reflective approach to innovation in teaching. Experience with curriculum development and program design, universal design, and multi-section course coordination that has a positive impact on student learning is preferred, as is experience in teaching and managing large-enrolment, introductory courses and working as part of a team. 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 Professor Wai-Ming Ho, Chair of the Department of Economics at
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 February 1, 2023.

Applications are to be submitted online starting on November 21, 2022 through A completed application package should include a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of scholarly interest and teaching philosophy and pedagogy, teaching evaluations, and three confidential letters of reference.

Questions may be directed to Professor Wai-Ming Ho, Chair, Department of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at (Subject line: Position in First Year Experience).