Job Opening – McGill Department of Sociology

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position commencing August 1, 2017. The position is at the Assistant Professor level, but exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered at the Associate level. We seek applicants with strong quantitative skills as demonstrated by a record of applying cutting edge statistical methods to important questions in the social sciences. The candidate should also be able to teach these advanced methods at the graduate level. Special consideration will be given to candidates that will strengthen one or more of the department’s main research areas: comparative political sociology and development; diversity and inequalities; or population and health.

Interested candidates should submit an application consisting of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and one writing sample.
Applicants should also arrange for three referees to submit letters of reference. The application and the letters of reference must be uploaded directly at
To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by September 19, 2016. 
For more information on the Department, visit our website at If you have questions about the application process, send them to
McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian
immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The language of instruction at McGill is English; however a working knowledge of French is an asset.