Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor in Community Health

York University


Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Community Health

Home Faculty: Health

Home Department/Area/Division: Global Health

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2019

The Global Health Program and the Faculty of Health, York University invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in Community Health at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence July 1, 2019.


Applicants should be focused on community health from a global health perspective. The successful candidate will have expertise in applying intersectional anti-colonial and anti-oppression frameworks and a social determinants perspective to research and teaching in areas such as community health, mental health, disability, and Indigenous health. Experience working in community health practice, policy, and/or management preferred. Applicants must have a PhD (or a Ph.D. near completion by the start of the appointment) in Global Health, or in a related health or social science discipline with a substantive focus on global health aspects of community health, health policy, health systems, health care ethics and/or human rights.


Candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in scholarly research, university teaching, and graduate supervision. They will be expected to develop and sustain a productive, innovative and high-quality program of research related to their expertise. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching related to community health in a global context. Pedagogical innovation in areas such as experiential education, community engagement, and technology enhanced learning is preferred.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


York University is rapidly expanding its role in global health. It offers the first dedicated global health program in Canada at the undergraduate level and is developing a highly distinctive interdisciplinary graduate program in global health. The University is home to the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, the Global Strategy Lab, and hosts the CIHR Institute for Population and Public Health.


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 Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ . Please select the 'Affirmative Action' tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.


The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 15, 2018. Applicants should send a covering letter specifying the position(s) for which they are applying, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research program goals, three relevant reprints, a teaching statement and teaching evaluations if available. Arrangements should be made for three signed confidential letters of reference to be submitted by this deadline to the same email and addressed to: Professor Beryl Pilkington, Chair, Global Health Search Committee, Faculty of Health, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, globsrch@yorku.ca

Posting End Date: November 15, 2018

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