Associate/Full Professor Position in Technoscience and Indigenous Communities

York University

Canada Analysis Chair (Tier 1) in Technoscience and Indigenous Communities, Faculty of Well being Coverage & Administration and Faculty of Nursing, College of Well being

Date Posted: September 15, 2023

Software Deadline: October 15, 2023

The Faculty of Well being Coverage & Administration and the Faculty of Nursing, within the College of Well being at York College invitations extremely certified candidates for a Tier 1 Canada Analysis Chair (CRC) on the rank of an Affiliate/Full Professor place in Technoscience and Indigenous Communities. It is a tenure-track appointment to the Professorial Stream to begin January 1, 2024.

The Canada Analysis Chairs (CRC) program seeks to draw excellent researchers for careers at Canadian universities. Tier 1 Chairs are supposed for excellent researchers acknowledged by their friends as world leaders of their fields. Appointment to a Tier 1 Chair is for seven years, is renewable as soon as, and comes with enhanced analysis assist from this system. Nominees for Tier 1 Chair positions have to be full professors or affiliate professors who’re anticipated to be promoted to the total professor stage inside one or two years of the nomination. Alternatively, if they arrive from exterior the educational sector, nominees should possess the required {qualifications} to be appointed at these ranges. Please see the CRC web site for additional eligibility particulars.

York acknowledges the potential influence of assorted life circumstances (e.g., sickness, incapacity, caregiving, household commitments) on a candidate’s file of analysis and different achievements. Candidates are inspired to explain such circumstances and their influence of their utility. This data can be taken into cautious consideration throughout the evaluation course of.

Recognizing the underrepresentation of Indigenous ladies and Indigenous gender minorities amongst CRCs, this place is open solely to certified researchers who point out on the Affirmative Motion self-identification type (see beneath) that they determine each as Indigenous Peoples of Canada (i.e., First Nations, Inuit, Métis) and as ladies or gender non-conforming (e.g., genderfluid, nonbinary, Two-Spirit, trans man, trans girl). The appointment is a part of the College’s Affirmative Motion program, which relies on the particular program provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code.

York College is dedicated to offering an inviting, wealthy and supportive work, examine and analysis surroundings to Indigenous college students, employees and school members. This consists of: cultivating understanding of, respect for and connections with Indigenous communities; integrating Indigenous cultures, approaches and views into curricular choices and analysis; collaborating with Indigenous communities; and supporting the recruitment and success of Indigenous college students, employees and school members. These efforts are guided by the Affiliate Vice-President Indigenous Initiatives, the Indigenous Council, and the Indigenous Framework for York College and embody the Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Languages, the Centre for Aboriginal Pupil Providers and Skennen’kó:wa Gamig, an area for Indigenous school, employees, and college students.

It is a research-enhanced school place partially funded by the Linked Minds program, funded partially by the Canada First Analysis Excellence Fund. The profitable candidate can be eligible for enhanced start-up funds. As well as, the profitable candidate will have interaction with, and profit from, the Linked Minds program, which focuses on scholarship in three fundamental themes: I. Co-creating Analysis for Societal Wants and Predicted Affect; II. Fundamentals of Social Interplay: Neural, Algorithmic, and Social Networks; and III. Designing and Creating Socially Accountable Applied sciences. The Linked Minds program is supported by a complete of $318 million in funding over seven years.

Candidate {Qualifications}:

Diploma: PhD, MD, DrPH or equal doctoral diploma with a considerable file {of professional} expertise in Indigenous well being and wellness analysis and programming, and expertise is required. Expertise in well being care observe and/or well being care companies is extremely desired.


• A coherent and well-articulated program of analysis on the well being and wellness of Indigenous Peoples and communities by means of the co-creation of analysis and the event and/or use of culturally responsive well being and wellness-impacting applied sciences and practices. This may occasionally embody scholarship on wellness for Indigenous Peoples, addressing holistic (psychological, bodily, emotional, non secular) and interconnected (with the pure and spirit worlds, previous/future generations) approaches, and/or creating accessible expertise and safeguards, together with in Indigenous communities. Candidates will need to have demonstrated management skills in supporting group engagement actions together with First Nations, Métis, Inuit and concrete Indigenous communities.
• A file of producing modern, substantive, rigorous, and as acceptable, externally funded analysis.
• A file of creating influential contributions and demonstrating excellence within the subject by the institution of community-based analysis and programming, ongoing well being and wellness associated actions, publications in peer-reviewed journals, data mobilization with/for communities, displays at worldwide conferences and workshops, and affect on Indigenous well being and wellness insurance policies and packages.


• A file of excellence in instructing and dedication to college students demonstrating expertise in decolonizing/indigenizing training, equivalent to addressing problems with battle decision, human rights, and/or anti-racism inside the curriculum. The candidate ought to have expertise in graduate supervision and creating educational and profession pathways for Indigenous well being professionals.
• Suitability for immediate appointment to the College of Graduate Research, on condition that the place will contain graduate instructing and supervision.

Further: The perfect candidate would be capable to strengthen partnerships with native Indigenous Peoples and communities.

Hiring Insurance policies:

• Wage can be commensurate with {qualifications} and expertise.
All York College positions are topic to budgetary approval.
• York is an Affirmative Motion (AA) employer and strongly values variety, together with gender and sexual variety, in its group. Particulars of the AA Program, which applies to ladies, members of racialized teams, Indigenous peoples, individuals with disabilities and people who determine as 2SLGBTQ+, might be discovered right here or by contacting Christal Chapman, EDI Program Supervisor ([email protected]; 416-736-5713).
• York welcomes and employs students from all around the world. All certified candidates are inspired to use; nonetheless, Canadian residents, everlasting residents and Indigenous peoples of Canada can be given precedence.
• York has a coverage on Lodging in Employment for Individuals with Disabilities and is dedicated to working in the direction of a barrier-free office and increasing the accessibility of the office to individuals with disabilities. Candidates who require lodging are invited to contact Sean Hillier, Search Committee Chair [email protected].

Software Course of:

• Due date for accomplished functions: October 15, 2023.
• Required supplies: 1) present CV; 2) cowl letter, 3) assertion of analysis expertise which features a seven -year CRC plan associated to Indigenous well being and wellness and expertise, and 4) a instructing assertion detailing expertise and method to indigenizing well being curriculum; and 5) contact data for 3 references (with no less than one being from the group/group collaborator). Solely short-listed candidates’ references can be contacted.
• Present required data relating to your Canadian work standing and non-compulsory self-identification for Affirmative Motion functions as a part of the web utility.
• Direct questions in regards to the place to Sean Hillier, Search Committee Chair, [email protected].

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Be taught Extra About York:

• York College generates and shares data by means of our analysis, instructing and engagement with communities all over the world. The 2023-2028 Strategic Analysis Plan showcases the depth, breadth and ambition of analysis at York.
• York’s commitments to social justice are specified by our Decolonizing, Fairness, Range and Inclusion Technique, the Framework & Motion Plan on Black Inclusion and the Indigenous Framework for York College.
• Comply with the actions and accomplishments of York’s school, college students and employees on YFile.

York College acknowledges its presence on the standard territory of many Indigenous Nations. The realm often known as Tkaronto has been care taken by the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, and the Huron-Wendat. It’s now house to many First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities. We acknowledge the present treaty holders, the Mississaugas of the Credit score First Nation. This territory is topic of the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an settlement to peaceably share and look after the Nice Lakes area.

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