Two Probationary Tenure-Track Faculty Positions In Social Stratification Western University, Department of Sociology – Academic Positions

Western University, 1151 Richmond St. London, ON, Canada N6A 5C2
t. 519.661.3606 f. 519.661.3200 www.sociology.uwo.ca


Department of Sociology – Academic Positions


Building on our main area of strength in Population Dynamics and Social Inequality, the Department of
Sociology at Western, http://sociology.uwo.ca, invites applications for two Probationary tenure-track
faculty positions in Social Stratification. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level, but
applications from exceptional, experienced candidates at higher academic ranks will be considered. The
starting date for these appointments is July 1, 2018 or as negotiated.


To be considered for these two appointments, applicants must hold a PhD in Sociology or a closely
related discipline, and provide evidence of quantitative research excellence through a record of
internationally recognized publications in the discipline’s leading journals and strong endorsements from
referees. Evidence that a candidate has presently, or at least has the potential to develop, the capacity to
conduct innovative externally funded research projects that complement the Department’s core research
activities in social inequality is required. Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in
Criminology, the Sociology of Law, and related subjects at the undergraduate level. The successful
candidate will also be expected to supervise in our graduate program. Evidence of the ability to teach at
the postsecondary level, and evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills, must be
provided. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Western University is a top-ranked research-intensive university. The Department of Sociology is one of
the largest Sociology programs in Canada. Since 1878, the Western experience has combined academic
excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth in order to serve our
communities. The Department of Sociology has full PhD and Masters level graduate programs that
consistently attract outstanding Canadian and international applicants. Western University delivers an
academic experience second to none. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery
with real-world application.


Applications must include the following: (1) Application for Full-Time Faculty Position form
https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/academic_positions.html, (2) a C.V., (3) Letter of Interest /
Statement of Academic Qualifications, and (4) Names, addresses, and email addresses for 3 referees.
All application materials should be emailed to: Tracey Adams, Department of Sociology, Western
University, London, Ontario Canada N6AS 5C2, email: sociology-chair@uwo.ca
The deadline for receipt of applications is September 22, 2017.


Positions are subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral
communication skills in English. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the
workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups / visible minorities,
Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any
gender identity or gender expression.


In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and
permanent residents.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you
require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Emily Van Houtte,
evanhout@uwo.ca, and/or 519-661-4028.


Posted on Faculty Relations website May 25, 2017.


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