Assistant Professor in International Politics / International Security

05. 8. 2019

The Department of Politics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites applications for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in International Relations / Security Studies at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD by the start of the appointment in Political Science, International Relations, or a related field is required. Candidates must show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication and service.

The Department of Politics is internationally recognized as one of the leading sites of International Relations scholarship informed by a diverse range of critical intellectual approaches. Applicants should have an ongoing program of research and specialize in International Security understood broadly. The successful candidate’s research should complement the present scholarly profile of the Department of Politics in the study of International Security, and develop it in new and innovative ways.

The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate actively in Department and University-level service.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Professor Elizabeth Dauphinee, Chair of the Search Committee at

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 women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at .

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 13 October 2019. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference and teaching evaluations should be sent to: Professor David Mutimer, Chair, Department of Politics, Email: – (Subject line: Assistant Professor – International Security).

Posting End Date: October 13, 2019