One-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Business & Society, York University

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*Position Rank:* Contractually Limited Appointment

*Discipline/Field:* Business & Society

*Home Faculty:* Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

*Home Department/Area/Division: * Social Science

*Affiliation/Union:* YUFA

*Position Start Date:* July 1, 2013

*Position End Date:* June 30, 2014

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Department of Social Science

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for a one-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Business & Society. Applicants must hold a PhD (or near completion) in one of the social sciences or in a relevant discipline (e.g. legal studies, law, ethics, political philosophy) and have an active research program relevant to the programme. Applicants must have an interdisciplinary background and expertise to teach in the area of economics and law, corporate governance and regulation (for further details of the programme, see: Excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching is essential. Demonstrated versatility in teaching (e.g., at different levels of the curriculum and in varying pedagogical formats) is an asset.

This contractually limited appointment carries a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent. The start date for this position is July 1, 2013. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at 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. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Applicants are to submit, in hard copy, (i) a letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests; (ii) an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier; and (iii) one sample publication. They are also to arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Professor Kimberley White, Chair,Department of Social Science, South 756 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.

The deadline for applications is May 19, 2013.