York University, Glendon College – The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2016.
The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Sociology or a related field. Areas of research and teaching specialization are open. Qualified applicants must be fluent in English and French and able to teach in both languages in a multicultural context. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research and be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The appointee will be expected to teach undergraduate courses, teach and supervise graduate students, conduct research, and carry out service responsibilities.
Glendon College, York University’s bilingual (English-French) Faculty, comprises about 2700 students on a scenic campus in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Toronto. Glendon is committed to high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and offers a unique undergraduate academic experience for students within one of Canada’s largest universities. For information about Glendon and particular programs, please consult the Faculty webpage at www.glendon.yorku.ca.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval.
Applicants should submit electronically, no later than January 4, 2016, a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, writing samples, and a teaching dossier (e.g., teaching philosophy, evaluations, course outlines), and arrange to have three signed confidential letters of reference sent to Dr. Brian C.J. Singer, Chair, Department of Sociology, Glendon College, York University, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Dr. Brian C.J. Singer
Department of Sociology