ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Sociology
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure track).
Review of Applications: October 23, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are to forward their application materials to: Dr. G.V. Loewen, Head, Department of Sociology, St Thomas More College, 1437 College Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W6. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting Date: July 1, 2014
Particulars of the Position: The Department has teaching and research needs in the area of Inequality and Social Justice. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct research in areas related to indigenous thought, rights, government and society in the context of neo-colonialism and globalization. An ability to engage in comparative research within inequality and social justice both locally and internationally, as well as knowledge of the theoretical history of sociological thought in these areas, would be considered an asset. Knowledge of related disciplines such as anthropology and political theory would also be considered. The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in a relevant area of study at the time of appointment and will be expected to contribute to the College’s minor in Social Justice and the Common Good. In addition, the ideal candidate would have some familiarity with the Catholic intellectual tradition and some pedagogic experience in engaged community and experiential learning.
Starting Salary: $85,984 and up. STM also provides a comprehensive benefits plan for faculty.
Teaching & Research Expectations: STM is committed to high-quality teaching and research. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to one or more of STM’s interdisciplinary programs (Catholic Studies; Critical Perspectives on Social Justice and the Common Good; Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies; Jewish and Christian Origins; Ukrainian Studies) according to his/her interest or requirements of the position. Candidates will be expected to develop an active, externally funded program of research, and to participate in collaborative research in an interdisciplinary environment.
Application Materials: Applicants must send a letter describing qualifications, a curriculum vitae, letters of reference from three referees, and transcripts, as well as a sample of academic writing. The successful candidate will be expected to supply a teaching dossier (e.g. teaching philosophy, peer and student evaluations of courses taught, sample syllabi, and other materials as appropriate).
ST. THOMAS MORE COLLEGE (STM) is the Catholic liberal arts college federated with the University of Saskatchewan. In our mission statement, we affirm that “through our teaching we are devoted to a partnership of learning and growth with our students which addresses the synthesis of faith and reason in all aspects of the human condition. The creative discovery of truth and its open dissemination nourishes our life as teachers and members of the wider academic and Catholic intellectual community.” Departments at STM collaborate with University of Saskatchewan departments in offering undergraduate and graduate programs in the humanities and social sciences.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. STM is committed to diversity within its faculty. Women, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, visible minorities and members of other designated groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application. Additional information on STM College and the University of Saskatchewan is available on the STM website (http://www.stmcollege.ca).