Job Posting: Job Ad for University of Western Ontario (Stratification- 2 positions Open Rank)

University of Western Ontario is hiring two people this fall in the sociology department.  The area is Social Stratification and the rank is open.  The ad also notes that they are hoping to have the new hires be able to teach some undergrad courses in Crim/Soc of Law/and related courses.

Department of Sociology – Academic Positions

Building on our main area of strength in Population Dynamics and Social Inequality, the Department of Sociology at Western,, invites applications for two probationary tenure-track faculty positions in Social Stratification. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level, but applications from exceptional, experienced candidates at higher academic ranks will be considered. The starting date for these appointments is July 1, 2018 or as

To be considered for these two appointments, applicants must hold a PhD in Sociology or a closely related discipline, and provide evidence of quantitative research excellence through a record of internationally recognized publication in the discipline’s leading journals and strong
endorsements from referees. Evidence that a candidate has presently, or at least has the potential to develop, the capacity to conduct innovative externally funded research projects that complement the Department’s core research activities in social inequality is required. Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in Criminology, the Sociology of Law, and related subjects at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will also be expected to supervise in our graduate program. Evidence of the ability to teach at the postsecondary level, and
evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills, must be provided.

Western University is a top-ranked research-intensive university. The Department of Sociology is one of the largest Sociology programs in Canada. Since 1878, the Western experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth in order to serve our communities. The Department of Sociology has full PhD and Masters level graduate programs that consistently attract outstanding Canadian and international applicants. Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application.

Applications must include the following: (1) Application for Full-Time Faculty Position form, (2) a C.V., (3) Letter of Interest / Statement of Academic Qualifications, and (4) Names, addresses, and email addresses for 3 referees. All application materials should be emailed to: Tracey Adams, Department of Sociology, Western University, London, Ontario Canada N6AS 5C2, email: 

The deadline for receipt of applications is September 22, 2017.

Positions are subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups / visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Emily Van Houtte,, and/or 519-661-4028.

Original File: WesternU_Soc