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Tenure Track Position in Sociology

St. Thomas University

The Department of Sociology, St. Thomas University, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Quantitative Research Methods at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1st, 2022, pending budgetary approval.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,900. Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds two Canada Research Chairs.

The Department of Sociology seeks candidates with a strong ability to teach undergraduate core courses in quantitative methods, with the ability to teach research methods and statistics courses, and the ability to supervise undergraduate honours theses using quantitative methods. Thematic areas of interest could include disability, race, sexuality, youth/child studies, environmental sociology or another substantive area. The successful candidate can develop courses in their area. The candidate must have demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and be able to cover a wide variety of approaches to the discipline.

A PhD in Sociology or related field or imminent completion is required. Completed applications must include a letter of application that describes the applicant’s teaching experience, scholarly interests and achievements, and potential contributions to the program as specified in the qualifications listed above. The application must also include a curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as sample course syllabi, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also submit samples of scholarly work and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Mary Lou Babineau, Acting Chair, Department of Sociology, St. Thomas University, 51 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to

Closing Date: November 5, 2021, by 12:00 noon, Atlantic Standard Time or when the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by the closing date.

Offers of employment will be conditional upon a candidate's providing proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (or a valid medical or religious exemption).

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.