The Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment in Introductory Sociology. This position will be at the rank of Lecturer, and be effective July 1, 2013.
We seek a candidate who has an established record as an excellent instructor in large class settings and is enthusiastic about the opportunity to enjoy a long-term career in teaching at the University of Toronto. We are particularly interested in candidates with a demonstrated ability to teach courses in Introductory Sociology. We also welcome evidence of innovative applications of information technology for teaching both within and outside the classroom. Several years of university-level teaching experience is an asset. In addition
to excellence in teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the development of the undergraduate curriculum, engage in undergraduate mentorship, and help foster a vibrant intellectual environment for our undergraduate program. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Sociology.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointments at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer.
The University of Toronto is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities and the Department of Sociology is one of the world’s top research-intensive sociology departments. With a multicultural student body, the University offers the opportunity to teach and live in one of the world’s most diverse cities.
The University of Toronto is fully committed to academic excellence and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Although all qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, Canadian citizensand permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority group
members, women, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the diversification of ideas.
To be considered for this position, all application materials should be submitted online only at the University of Toronto Academic Careers Opportunities site www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty (job# 1201495) by clicking on the link below. Application materials include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio that consists of a statement of teaching philosophy and techniques, sample course syllabi and teaching
evaluations. If you have questions about this position, please contact email@example.com
The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:
Applicants should ask three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to the department via email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date January 7, 2013. It is important that these letters provide evidence of teaching abilities.
All application materials and reference letters must be received before January 7, 2013.
For more information on the Department, visit http://www.sociology.utoronto.ca/home_4.htm