Job Postings

Part-Time Teaching Opportunities:

Disaster & Emergency Management Area: BDEM Program

Applications for a part-time course director are being sought for AP/DEMS 2700, Fundamentals of Emergency Management, which will be offered in the Fall 2017 term (September-December 2017).  The course will be blended, consisting of both in-class and online components, as designed by the course director.  In-class sessions meet on Thursdays at 4:00-7:00 pm.  Potential course directors will have a graduate degree in a relevant field, and professional field experience. Please contact Prof. Aaida Mamuji (amamuji@yorku.ca) for further information and to apply.  Please submit your resume, and both professional and teaching references.

Applications must be received no later than July 15, 2017.

AP/DEMS 2700 3.00     Fundamentals of Emergency Management

Organized around the four pillars of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery, this course provides students with the key concepts and basic knowledge required to operate effectively in an emergency management context including the legislative context, risk identification, assessment and communications.

Disaster & Emergency Management Area: MDEM Program

Applications for a part-time course director are being sought for GS/DEMS 5030 3.00, Social and Behavioural Dimensions of Disasters, which will be offered in the Winter 2018 term. Potential course directors will have a graduate degree in a relevant field, along with relevant experience in teaching at the University level. Please supply both professional and teaching references. Candidates with professional field experience are preferred. Please contact Prof. David Etkin (etkin@yorku.ca), Graduate Program Director for Disaster & Emergency Management, for further information or to apply.

Applications must be received no later than October 15, 2017.

GS/DEMS 5030 3.00     Social and Behavioural Dimensions of Disasters

This course examines social and behavioural dimensions of human interactions before, during and after emergencies and disasters, including behavioural myths and realities; linkages between individuals, families, groups, organizations, community social systems, and various levels of government; social vulnerability and the disproportionate impact of disasters upon various societal groups.