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Tenure Track and Contractually Limited Appointments, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

York University

York University, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

YORK UNIVERSITY is helping shape new generations of global thinkers who will define tomorrow. Our unwavering commitment to excellence reflects a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility and equity that set us apart. We seek candidates whose research, creative activities, teaching, and leadership will enhance the diversity of existing offerings in AMPD, and who will support a multicultural and international student community that is passionate about the future of the arts. As an internationally recognized research university, York’s 11 Faculties and 27 research centres have well-established partnerships with 280+ leading universities worldwide. 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.

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Full-Time Tenure-Track and Contractually Limited Appointments

The following positions will commence July 1, 2021 and are subject to budgetary approval. Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching (and scholarly research for professorial appointments). All applicants should be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology-enhanced learning is preferred.

Some of the following positions are open only to qualified individuals who self-identify as Aboriginal (Indigenous), and/or as Black peoples of African Descent (for example, Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas, Europe), and/or as members of other visible minorities (racialized groups). Recognizing the underrepresentation of Black, Indigenous, and other faculty of colour in the arts, this opportunity is to support the University’s Affirmative Action program and has been developed based on the special program provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code. The position is part of a cohort hire of fourteen new colleagues at York University, including hires across a number of faculties and a wide range of areas and fields. Successful candidates will be joining a vibrant scholarly community at York, where we aspire to achieve equity and diversity in all areas, including race equity.

Cinema & Media Arts
The Department of Cinema & Media Arts invites applications for the following positions:
 Media Arts - Professorial Stream, Assistant Level
 Film Production - Professorial Stream, Assistant Level

The application deadline for the Department of Cinema & Media Arts is December 1, 2020.

The Department of Theatre invites applications for the following positions:
 Theatre History and Dramaturgy - Professorial, Assistant Professor
 3-year Contractually Limited Appointment in Performance Creation, Playwriting, and Devising - Teaching Stream, Assistant level

The application deadline for the Department of Theatre is November 15, 2020.

Visual Art & Art History

The Department of Visual Art & Art History invites applications for the following position:
 3 Year Contractually-Limited Position in Art History and Visual Culture, Teaching Stream, Assistant Level
The application deadline for the Department of Visual Art & Art History is November 9, 2020

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 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: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. For Contractually Limited Appointments: Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) or citizens of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at

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