The Faculty of Education at York University invites highly qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Health & Mental Health Education. This is a tenure-track appointment to the Professorial Stream to commence July 1, 2024
PhD or PhD by the appointment’s start in Health & Mental Health Education or a closely related field is required
Assistant Professor in Health & Mental Health Education Faculty of Education The Faculty of Education at York University invites highly qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Health & Mental Health Education. This is a tenure-track appointment to the Professorial Stream to commence July 1, 2024. The Faculty of Education is one of the leading faculties of education in Canada with a particular focus on research with social impact. We are an engaged and deliberately diverse community of faculty, educators, staff, and students committed to academic and research excellence, democratic practices and the promotion of decolonizing, equitable, and inclusive education. The successful applicant will contribute fully and broadly to the Bachelor of Education, the Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies, and the Graduate Program within the Faculty. Candidate Qualifications: • Degree: PhD or PhD by the appointment’s start in Health & Mental Health Education or a closely related field is required. • Scholarship: o A coherent and well-articulated program of research and specialization in health and mental health education (e.g., healthy living, wellness and belonging in the school systems; scholarship at the interface of health, psychology, and education disciplines that can include the mental health of school educators themselves; scholarship that impacts education systems positively). o A commitment to research for positive social impact. o A record or evident promise of generating innovative, substantive, rigorous, and as appropriate, externally funded research and/or research creation. o A record or evident promise of making influential contributions and demonstrating excellence in the field with a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field; and/or other scholarly productions; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing). • Teaching: o A record or evident promise of excellence in teaching and dedication to students (e.g., teaching and supervision record; teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations. o Suitability for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, given that the position will involve graduate teaching and supervision. • Additional: o Evidence of sustainable positive impact at the interface of health and mental health and education. o A strong commitment to the social justice goals of the Faculty, evident in all activities above. Hiring Policies: • Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. • All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. • York is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, in its community. Details of the AA Program, which applies to women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ+, can be found here or by contacting Christal Chapman, EDI Program Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org; 416-736-5713). • York welcomes and employs scholars from all over the world. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples of Canada will be given priority. • York has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation are invited to contact the Chair of the Search Committee at email@example.com. Application Process: • Due date for completed applications: December 15, 2023 • Required materials: 1) current CV; 2) cover letter; 3) statement of research; 4) a statement of teaching (optionally including teaching evaluations or a teaching dossier); 5) up to three representative manuscripts (published or in progress); 6) the names and contact information of three referees who can comment on research record, ability, and promise. • Provide required information regarding your Canadian work status and optional self-identification for Affirmative Action purposes as part of the online application. • For questions about the position please contact the Chair of the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. • Submit materials: ED_MenHlth Learn More About York: • York University generates and shares knowledge through our research, teaching and engagement with communities around the world. The 2023-2028 Strategic Research Plan showcases the depth, breadth and ambition of research at York. • York’s commitments to social justice are laid out in our Decolonizing, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, the Framework & Action Plan on Black Inclusion and the Indigenous Framework for York University. • Follow the activities and accomplishments of York’s faculty, students and staff on YFile. York University acknowledges its presence on the traditional territory of many Indigenous Nations. The area known as Tkaronto has been care taken by the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, and the Huron-Wendat. It is now home to many First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities. We acknowledge the current treaty holders, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. This territory is subject of the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement to peaceably share and care for the Great Lakes region.
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