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Full-time Faculty Positions

The School of Public Policy & Administration invites applications for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Canadian Local Governance and Community Development at the Associate/Full Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Full-time Faculty Positions

CUPE Opportunities

CUPE job openings are posted on the Contract Academic Employment Opportunities page on CUPE's Jobs website.

Visiting Scholar Positions

The School of Public Policy & Administration invites applications for visiting scholar positions to be submitted no later than November 1, 2020.

Applications should include an up-to-date CV and statement of intent for the duration of the stay and the activities involved. Visiting scholar positions are unpaid. York University and the School can only commit to providing office space, library access and other basic necessities. The length of stay can vary from 3 months to one year, with the stay typically commencing in the Fall of the subsequent year.

Applications and/or inquiries should be submitted via email to the School's Director Prof. Alena Kimakova (

Please note that the above deadline and process does not apply to provincial and federal public servant in residence programs that the School participates in. If you are interested in participating in those opportunities, please contact the School's Director, Prof. Alena Kimakova.

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).