MacEwan University: Assistant Professor in Sociology

Assistant Professor, Sociology
Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Sociology at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time continuing position at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval. The area of specialization is open, although preference will be given to applicants who complement existing department strengths. The successful applicant must demonstrate excellence or clear promise of excellence in teaching. A commitment to research and to the supervision of undergraduate honours students is expected. Applicants must have a PhD (or solid indication of imminent completion) in Sociology or a closely related field.

The Department offers a BA and BA honours degree. In addition to the general BA, it offers specializations in Criminology and in Family, Youth and Diversity. Applicants may find more information about the department at

Applicants should submit a covering letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including teaching philosophy, evaluations and teaching interests), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work(s), and graduate transcripts. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted online to

For further information please contact the Department Chair, Dr. Jeff Stepnisky, at 780-633-3672 or

MacEwan University employment opportunities can be viewed by visiting our website at  Click on Careers at MacEwan University to apply.

This position is included under the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.
Employment Category:  Full-Time Continuing
Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date: Friday, February 14, 2014
Quote Competition No: 13.12.144

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

MacEwan University thanks all applicants for their interest in employment with us; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Apply to:
Human Resources Department
MacEwan University
University Services Centre
10-600, 10700 104 Ave NW
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2
FAX: (780) 497-5430


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