The Department of Sociology, St. Thomas University, invites applications for a tenuretrack
appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2013, pending
St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution whose roots are in the
faith and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. With a full-time enrolment of 2,500, its
students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work
degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and
the University holds four Canada Research Chairs.
The successful candidate must have research and teaching expertise in Global Sociology.
In addition to teaching in the area of expertise, the successful candidate initially will teach
Introduction to Sociology, and one or more from such areas as Social Movements, The
Sociology of Work, or Political Sociology. The normal teaching load for a full-time
faculty member is 3 and 2, with a half course release in the first year. The candidate
should have an active research agenda and be able to demonstrate effectiveness in
teaching or potential to develop such effectiveness.
A PhD or imminent completion in Sociology, or a related field is required. Applicants are
to submit a curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, evidence of teaching
effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference
sent directly to
Dr. Colm Kelly, Chair, Sociology Department, St. Thomas University,
Fredericton, NB, E3B 5G3.
Closing date: November 30, 2012, or until the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.
An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment
equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons
with disabilities. The university welcomes applications from all faiths and backgrounds.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority.