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Assistant Professor, Sociology

Simon Fraser University

SOCIOLOGY–The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Simon Fraser University, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence July 1, 2020.
The department is seeking an emergent scholar with expertise in the area of Practices/Mentalities of Canadian and Indigenous Governance. We are particularly interested in scholars researching Canadian social policy making/policy issues and their relationship with Indigeneity and inequality. We will give preference to candidates with a PhD in Sociology and active research and teaching programs in one or more of the following areas: political sociology, social inequalities, social problems and governance studies. Candidates should also have experience teaching, or demonstrate the potential to teach, a range of Sociology courses, including core courses such as Introduction to Sociology, Canadian Society, and classical and/or contemporary theory. Applicants must have earned their PhD or have it in hand by the appointment start date or shortly thereafter.
Applicants will submit electronically a cover letter that describes their relationship to Indigenous communities; a full curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses the challenges of a diverse student body, evaluations and one course syllabus; a statement of research interests; samples of written work (no more than 2), one of which should be solely authored; and the names and contact details of three referees. Please submit this application package as one consolidated PDF. All material should be sent to: Dr Dany Lacombe, Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, c/o Ms Jeanne Persoon, Secretary to the Chair, Email:
Review of complete applications will begin November 15, 2019. Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2019. This is an entry-level position. Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.
Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: