Job position at York University. Deadline is on

Assistant Professor


Job summary
The successful candidate will be expected to provide creative leadership in enhancing  teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation.

Candidate Qualifications:
  • PhD in Physical or Life Sciences, to be completed by the start of the appointment, with research  expertise in Astrobiology required. 
  • Experience teaching Astrobiology and Life Science courses preferred. 
  • Excellence, or clear potential thereof among early career scholars, in teaching university-level general education courses for non-science students, as evident in: the letter of application; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning; teaching evaluations; and letters of reference.   
  • Strong commitment to pedagogy and student success, the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to general education teaching, learning and program design, and evidence of good judgment and a reflective approach to innovation in teaching. Experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment is preferred. 
  • Clear record of, or potential for, service contributions through administrative and committee work. 

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