Employment Opportunity - Professor of Disaster and Emergency Management, York University

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Associate/Full Professor

Discipline/Field: Disaster and Emergency Management

Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Home Department/Area/Division: Administrative Studies

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2015


The School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications for a dynamic teacher/researcher for a tenure-stream position at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level in Disaster and Emergency Management (DEM). The successful candidate will carry teaching responsibilities that include a range of undergraduate/graduate disaster and emergency management courses. This position is directed to candidates who have a PhD in Disaster and Emergency Management or a related discipline. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of dynamic, critical and productive scholarly research in the field, evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate/graduate level in the field, demonstrative experience working with emergency management professionals and organizations, and a demonstrated capacity for effective leadership, both administratively and with respect to research. The candidate should have an established track record in teaching and research in disaster and emergency management and complement the existing expertise in the Disaster and Emergency Management area at the School of Administrative Studies. The successful candidate must be suitable for immediate appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The start date for this position is July 1, 2015. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. The deadline for applications is April 10, 2015.

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 www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Candidates should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, summaries of teaching evaluations, and the names of three referees, and arrange for three reference letters to be sent directly, to: Professor Peggy Ng, Director, School of Administrative Studies, 223 Atkinson, at: York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.

See http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/viewposition.jsp?positionnumber=1524

Posting End Date: April 10, 2015