Department of Sociology – Academic Position
Building on our main area of strength in Population Dynamics and Social Inequality, the Department of Sociology at Western, http://sociology.uwo.ca, invites applications for a probationary tenure-track faculty position in Social Stratification and/or Work. Over the past three years, the Department has made seven new tenured/tenure-track hires in this area. 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 this appointment is July 1, 2019 or as negotiated.
To be considered for this appointment, applicants must hold a PhD in Sociology or a closely related discipline, and provide evidence of research excellence through a record of internationally recognized publication in the discipline’s leading journals and strong endorsements from referees. Candidates with strong quantitative research expertise are preferred. 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 and work is required. The candidate must also demonstrate the ability to teach at the postsecondary level, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Western University is a top-ranked research-intensive university. Situated in the Faculty of Social Science, the Department of Sociology offers full programs for undergraduate, MA, and PhD students. The Faculty of Social Science at Western is experiencing a period of significant faculty renewal having made over 35 hires over the last few years, with approximately 20 more hires anticipated. 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. Western University delivers an academic experience second to none.
Applications must include the following: (1) Application for Full-Time Faculty Position form http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/recruitment/full-time-application-form.pdf, (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: Professor Tracey Adams, Department of Sociology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5C2, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for receipt of applications is September 23, 2018.
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 Gayle Finlay, email@example.com, and/or 519-661-4028.
Western University, Social Science Centre, Department of Sociology 5th floor, 1151 Richmond St. London, ON, Canada N6A 5C2 t. 519.661.3606 f. 519.661.3200 www.sociology.uwo.ca