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Assistant Professor, Sociology

University of New Brunswick Saint John

The Department of Social Science at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John invites applications for an eight-month term appointment in Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence on August 24, 2020, and is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate level, including: Introduction to Sociology, Sociology of Health, Illness and Healing and Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences. Other teaching assignments will be determined in consultation with the Department. The Department of Social Science offers major, double-major, and honours programmes in sociology. Candidates must have a PhD in Sociology, specialization in Sociology of Health is preferred. A relevant research agenda is required. The successful candidate will be expected to be engaged in a program of research, scholarly, or creative activity within their area of expertise for the duration of this term appointment.
Review of applications will commence on April 10, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference.

Applications and references can be sent via email to the Department of Social Science at or mail to:
University of New Brunswick
Department of Social Science
100 Tucker Park road
Saint John, NB E2L 4L5

Other questions concerning this position may be directed to Prof. Dann Downes Chair, Department of Social Science

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.