University of Victoria: Three positions in the Department of Sociology

The University of Victoria is consistently ranked in the top tier of Canada’s research-intensive universities. Vital impact drives the UVic sense of purpose. As an internationally renowned teaching and research hub, we tackle essential issues that matter to people, places and the planet. Situated in the Pacific Rim, our location breeds a profound passion for exploration. Defined by its edges, this extraordinary environment inspires us to defy boundaries, discover, and innovate in exciting ways. It’s different here, naturally and by design. We live, learn, work and explore on the edge of what’s next—for our planet and its peoples. Our commitment to research-inspired dynamic learning and vital impact make this Canada’s most extraordinary environment for discovery and innovation. Experience the edge of possibilities for yourself.

We acknowledge with respect the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEC peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

The Department of Sociology is dedicated to advancing social justice and sociological knowledge through a broad range of methodological and theoretical perspectives. The department offers BA, MA, and PhD degrees. The department’s strategic plan calls for advancing research and teaching in four main areas of specialization: Health, Aging, and Society; Ecology, Global Issues, and Social Movements; Gender, Racialization, and Indigeneity; and the Sociology of Crime and Law. The department is strongly committed to both excellence and equity and to increasing the diversity of approaches and perspectives in teaching and research.

The Department of Sociology invites applications in the following areas;

Sociology of Crime and Law

Sociology -Ecology, Global Issues, and Social Movements

Sociology of Health

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