Saint Mary’s University: LTA Introductory Sociology and Sociological Theory

The Department of Sociology at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for an 8 month, limited-term position at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence September 1, 2020. While area of specialization is open, preference will be given to applicants who add new substantive areas of teaching to our program and who have experience teaching Introductory Sociology and Sociological Theory. The successful candidate must have a PhD in sociology (or be near completion). The deadline for applications is March 16, 2020.

Applications must include the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness and course evaluations); 4) one example of recent peer reviewed, scholarly writing; 5) graduate transcripts; and 6) the names and contact information for three referees. Please merge these documents into a single PDF file.

Applications are to be submitted directly to Randle Hart, Chair, Department of Sociology.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities. All applicants will receive a self-identification form for confidential submission to our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office.  In keeping with Citizenship and Immigration Canada requirements, all qualified persons are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.  The Search Committee encourages applicants to highlight any involvement in enhancing diversity and inclusion in their previous institutional environment. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications as outlined in the Saint Mary’s University Collective Agreement. http://www.smu.ca/about/collective-agreements.html

Saint Mary’s is a public university with over 7,000 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our university is committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Saint Mary’s is located in the historic and affordable port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located near to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States.

Inquiries may be directed to the department chair, Randle Hart: randle.hart@smu.ca.

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