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Assistant Professor - Tenure Stream, Personal Financial Planning

York University

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Personal Financial Planning

Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Home Department/Area/Division: School of Administrative Studies

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2021

School of Administrative Studies

The School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Personal Financial Planning at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD or PhD near completion by the start of the appointment in the area of Personal Finance, Consumer Economics, Finance, or a closely related field is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication and service. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research in personal or consumer finance and be qualified to teach personal financial planning courses. The Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation is desired though not required.

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, online learning, and technology enhanced learning; and strong letters of reference.

While the position will involve only undergraduate teaching at first, 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: sasts@yorku.ca (Subject line: Position in Personal Financial Planning).

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 November 15, 2020.

Applications, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest and teaching philosophy and pedagogy, and three confidential letters of reference, may be uploaded to https://apply.laps.yorku.ca beginning on September 17, 2020.

Questions may be directed to Professor Nelson Waweru, Director, School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Email: sasts@yorku.ca (Subject line: Position in Personal Finance Planning).


Posting End Date: November 15, 2020