Limited-Term Position in Sociology
Published: Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012
The Department of Sociology, St. Thomas University, invites applications for an entry-level, 10-month limited-term appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 15, 2012, pending budgetary approval.
St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution whose roots are in the faith and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. With a full-time enrolment of 2,500, 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 four Canada Research Chairs.
A PhD in Sociology is required. The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Sociology (a full year course) and a further six credit hours in each semester. The candidate’s course load will be determined in consultation with the Department of Sociology from the following list of course offerings:
• Full year courses (six credit hours): Canadian Society (MWF 12:30); Social Problems I and Social Problems II (MWF 1:30)
• Semester One courses (three credit hours): Deviance (MWF 12:30); Family (WF 9:00); Sociology of Law (TTH 11:30)
• Semester Two courses (three credit hours): Statistics (MWF 1:30); Social Movements (TTH 4:00); Women and Law (MW 2:30).
We invite candidates to view complete course descriptions on-line at:
These courses will be taught at the St. Thomas University campus in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Applicants are to submit a curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Susan Machum, Chair of Hiring Committee, Department of Sociology, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB E3B 5G3.
Closing date: July 23, 2012, or when position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.
An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. The university welcomes applications from all faiths and backgrounds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.