Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Sociology Department

Wilfrid Laurier University
March 17, 2023
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Sociology Department

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Date: Feb 14, 2023

Location: Waterloo, CA

Company: Wilfrid Laurier University

Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Arts

Department : Sociology

Campus: Waterloo

Employee Group: WLUFA

Requisition ID: 5452





The Department of Sociology at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a Tenure Track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek applicants with expertise in quantitative methods and social statistics who specialize in globalization with a focus on global inequality (including, but not limited to, health equity or environmental justice). The position will commence July 1, 2023, subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach quantitative methods and social statistics at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as courses in their area of research specialization. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience or demonstrated teaching potential in these areas. Sociology at Laurier is characterized by strengths in the areas of equity and social justice, and we expect the successful candidate's research and teaching to reflect those emphases.

We will give preference to candidates with a PhD in Sociology; however, sociologists with doctoral degrees in closely related disciplines will be considered. The candidate's record of research and scholarship should demonstrate their expertise in their field of specialization and in quantitative research.

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier and copies of recent publications, a 1 – 2 page statement of current and prospective research interests, and contact information (address, telephone, and email) for at least three referees.

Applications are to be addressed to:

Dr. David Monod

Chair, Department of Sociology

Wilfrid Laurier University

75 University Avenue West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5

Electronic submission of applications is preferred. Applications will be accepted until March 17, 2023 , at [email protected]

Applicants can learn more about the Department and current faculty research interests at: https: // students.wlu.ca/programs/arts/sociology/index.html

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. Laurier welcomes applications from qualified members of equity- deserving groups. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcome to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at: [email protected] Candidates from other equity- deserving groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity & Accessibility at: [email protected]

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada's reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants' status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenships; however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:

Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada;

No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Members of designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to: Dr. Sofie Lachapelle, Dean of Arts at [email protected] Further information on the equity policy can be found at https: // www. wlu.ca/about/governance/assets/resources/8.4-employment- equity.html.

Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact the Dean of Arts Office at 519-884-0710 ext. 3361 or at [email protected]

The Faculty of Arts wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.

Laurier'smandatory vaccination policy paused May 1. Should public health recommendations change, vaccination requirements can be brought back on short notice. While proof of vaccination requirements paused May 1, Laurier community members should remain up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, including booster doses, as recommended by public health. The university reserves the right to re-implement the vaccination requirement at any time in response to public health conditions. Wilfrid Laurier University will keep its mandatory face-covering policy in effect until further notice.

Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier's Employee Success Factors.

Equity, diversity and creating a culture of inclusion are part of Laurier's core values and central to the Laurier Strategy. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any minority sexual and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives. Candidates from other equity deserving groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity & Accessibility. We have strived to make our application process accessible, however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. Contact information can be found at careers.wlu.ca/content/How-to- apply/

Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please visitwww. wlu.ca/careers for additional information and the online application system. All applications must be submitted online. Please note, a CV and letter of introduction will be required in electronic form.

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