UNB Saint John
Closing Date : Review of applications will begin on February 12, 2024, and continue until the position is filled.
The Department of Social Science at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John invites applications for an 8-month term position in Sociology. This position is at the rank of Assistant Professor and is housed within an interdisciplinary department that includes Social Work, Sociology, Communication Studies and Education. The term position will commence as of August 26, 2024 and is subject to budgetary approval.
Candidates should have a Ph.D in Sociology or cognate discipline or be near completion. Candidates with a Ph.D. nearing completion will be considered for appointment as Lecturer. The successful candidate will be expected to teach six courses over the academic year at the undergraduate level, including: SOCI 1001 Introduction to Sociology and SOCI 3104 Quantitative methods in the Social Sciences. Specialization in areas related to Health, Gender and/or Indigenous Studies is an asset. The other teaching assignments will be determined in consultation with the discipline. The Department of Social Science offers major, double-major, and honours programmes in Sociology. The successful candidate will be expected to be engaged in a program of research, scholarly, or creative activity within their area of expertise for the duration of this term appointment.
Applicants are requested to submit electronically (as a single PDF) a curriculum vitae, the names and addresses (e-mail and telephone number) of three referees(at least 1 of whom can attest to teaching capabilities), and a teaching dossier (that includes evidence of teaching competence, as indicated by elements such as teaching evaluations, course outlines and/or testimonials from individuals familiar with the candidate's capabilities) to [email protected].
Questions concerning this position may be directed to the department chair, June M. Madeley at [email protected]. Applicants should indicate whether they are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. Review of applications will begin on February 12, 2024, and continue until the position is filled.
Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.