Assistant Professor Positions in Sociology at UBC. Due: Sept 15, 2016

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Sociological Theory (Assistant Professor)

28 Jun, 2016

The Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2017 (subject to final budgetary approval).  Our ideal candidate will have a strong background and expertise in sociological theory and a demonstrated ability to teach sociological theory at the graduate or undergraduate level.  For information about the Department, visit: http://soci.ubc.ca/.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in sociology at the time of appointment and demonstrate a record of excellent research and teaching.  Applicants who have progressed to the point where completion of the Ph.D. is imminent and who demonstrate clear promise of excellent research and teaching may also be considered.

We ask interested individuals to submit a CV; a cover letter describing their interest in the position and fit with the department; a 1-2 page teaching statement accompanied by evidence of teaching effectiveness; a 1-2 page research statement; a 1 page statement identifying the applicant’s contributions, or potential contributions, to diversity, along with their ability to work with a culturally international student body; and two sample publications.  Applications should be submitted online by September 15, 2016 at the UBC Faculty Careers website (http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers/faculty-careers/), job id: 23819.  Please be prepared to upload application materials in the order noted above.  Please also have three referees send confidential supporting letters by the same deadline via email to soci.head(at)ubc.ca with the applicant’s name in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position is filled.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community.  We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.  We encourage all qualified persons to apply, although Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Vancouver is routinely ranked among the top five most livable cities in the world. It is renowned for its mild year-round climate, unique urban design, emphasis on the environment and sustainability, low crime rates, cultural and cosmopolitan offerings, ethnic diversity, and spectacular natural beauty set among the coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean.  As the major public research university in western Canada, the University of British Columbia is also a globally acclaimed institution that ranks among the top thirty universities in the world. We rank in the top two Sociology departments in Canada.

Sociology of Family (Assistant Professor)

28 Jun, 2016

The Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2017 (subject to final budgetary approval).  The substantive area of specialization is the sociology of families in all their diverse forms. For information about the Department, visit: soci.ubc.ca.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in sociology at the time of appointment and demonstrate a record of excellent research and teaching.  Applicants who have progressed to the point where completion of the Ph.D. is imminent and who demonstrate clear promise of excellent research and teaching may also be considered.

We ask interested individuals to submit a CV; a cover letter describing their interest in the position and fit with the department; a 1-2 page teaching statement accompanied by evidence of teaching effectiveness; a 1-2 page research statement; a 1 page statement identifying the applicant’s contributions, or potential contributions, to diversity, along with their ability to work with a culturally international student body; and two sample publications.  Applications should be submitted online by September 15, 2016 at the UBC Faculty Careers website (http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers/faculty-careers/), job id: 23818.  Please be prepared to upload application materials in the order noted above.  Please also have three referees send confidential supporting letters by the same deadline via email to soci.head(at)ubc.ca with the applicant’s name in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position is filled.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community.  We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.  We encourage all qualified persons to apply, although Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Vancouver is routinely ranked among the top five most livable cities in the world. It is renowned for its mild year-round climate, unique urban design, emphasis on the environment and sustainability, low crime rates, cultural and cosmopolitan offerings, ethnic diversity, and spectacular natural beauty set among the coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean.  As the major public research university in western Canada, the University of British Columbia is also a globally acclaimed institution that ranks among the top thirty universities in the world. We rank in the top two Sociology departments in Canada.

 

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