Founded in 1959, York University is proud to be one of Canada’s most socially responsive and engaged universities. The second largest university in Ontario and third largest in Canada, with more than 50,000 students, 7,000 faculty members and staff, and 300,000 alumni, York is a dynamic and diverse community committed to academic excellence balanced by real-world experiential education.
The mission of York University is the pursuit, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge. We promise excellence in research and teaching in pure, applied and professional fields. We test the boundaries and structures of knowledge. We cultivate the critical intellect.
York University is part of Toronto: we are dynamic, metropolitan and multi-cultural. York University is part of Canada: we encourage bilingual study, we value diversity. York University is open to the world: we explore global concerns.
A community of faculty, students, staff, alumni and volunteers committed to academic freedom, social justice, accessible education, and collegial self-governance, York University makes innovation its tradition.
York University is a dynamic, ever-changing environment. Thus, we are constantly searching for qualified applicants who thrive in a progressive, fast-paced institution. With a current Faculty and staff of nearly 7000, we are always looking for smart, well-rounded people.