Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor: Business & Society, York University
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Business & Society
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Social Science
Position Start Date: July 1, 2011Deadline for applications is November 15, 2010
The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in Business & Society at the Assistant Professor level to commence July 1st, 2011, subject to budgetary approval.
At the time of appointment the successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in one of the social sciences or in a related field (e.g. ethics, political philosophy). Applicants should have an ongoing programme of interdisciplinary research which focuses critically on the conduct and regulation of business and its social implications. Demonstrated excellence (or the promise thereof) in both teaching and in research and publication is expected in at least one of the following areas: social economy, law, governance and policy, ethics in economics and business, corporate social responsibility.
In addition, applicants should have the breadth and versatility to teach the core courses of the Business & Society undergraduate programme. A teaching and research focus which pays heed to social exclusion (e.g., to issues of race and gender) would be an asset. The successful candidate should be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Business and Society (http://www.yorku.ca/laps/sosc/buso/) is a unique and innovative interdisciplinary programme; its mandate is to critically explore alternative approaches to the study of business and economics not traditionally found in conventional business programmes. Members of faculty enjoy a rich environment with colleagues from parallel interdisciplinary programmes, e.g. Law & Society, International Development Studies, Labour Studies, Social & Political Thought.
York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
Candidates are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, one example of their scholarship and teaching evaluations. They should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:
Prof. Darryl Reed, Chair, Department of Social Science
S754 Ross Building, York University
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3
Tel.: 416 736 2100 (ext. 77812); Fax: 416 736 5574. Email: email@example.com Deadline for applications is November 15, 2010