Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor in Indigenous Education and Pedagogy York University, Faculty of Education, Indigenous Education and Pedagogy Canada

Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Indigenous Education and Pedagogy

Home Faculty: Education

Home Department/Area/Division: Education

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2019

Faculty of Education
Indigenous Education and Pedagogy


The Faculty of Education is one of the leading faculties of education in Canada. Through our research, scholarship and innovative programs we enact our mission of reinventing education for a diverse, complex world.


The Faculty of Education invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Indigenous Education and Pedagogy at the rank of Assistant Professor. Aligned with the priorities of the Faculty of Education's Strategic Plan ( http://edu.yorku.ca/files/2017/08/EDU-StrategicPlan2017.pdf ), the successful candidate will deepen the Faculty's teaching and advance research capacities in one or more of the following specific areas: contemporary Indigenous issues; Indigenous knowledge, tradition and pedagogy; language revitalization; Indigenous art and cultural expression and its technologies; and Indigenous teacher education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in our newly developed Indigenous teacher education program, Wabaan, as well as in our established Urban Indigenous Education masters cohort, contribute to other programs in the Faculty and supervise graduate students. The projected start date for this position is July 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


A doctorate in Education or a related field is required. Candidates must present evidence of their abilities to: establish a strong program of scholarly research; demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence and leadership in undergraduate and graduate teaching. They will also have publications appropriate to their stage of career and must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.


York University is situated on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation; the University also acknowledges other Indigenous nations who have longstanding relationships with this territory, such as the Huron-Wendat, the Haudenosaunee, and the Métis nations. York is committed to fostering understanding and respect for and connections with Indigenous communities; and the University is working to support the recruitment and success of Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students, the integration of Indigenous cultures, approaches and perspectives into curricular offerings and research, collaboration with indigenous communities, and recruitment and retention of Indigenous faculty and staff.


All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


This selection will be limited to Aboriginal (Indigenous) peoples. York University values diversity and encourages candidates from Aboriginal (Indigenous) communities to self-identify as a member of one or more of the four designated groups: Aboriginal (Indigenous) Peoples, women, visible minorities (members of racialized groups) and persons with disabilities. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents and Indigenous peoples of Canada will be given priority. 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 Affirmative Action can be found.


The deadline for receipt of completed applications is October 15, 2018. Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application describing their qualifications and research in Indigenous Education in relation to the advertised position, a curriculum vitae, one or two samples of recent scholarly writing, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Dr. Lyndon Martin, Dean, by e-mail to facultyrecruitment@edu.yorku.ca with the subject line "Indigenous Education and Pedagogy" or to 242 Winters College, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3. Electronic applications should contain all materials in one message in PDF format.

Posting End Date: October 15, 2018

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