Assistant Professor in Race/Ethnicity University of Toronto, Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of Sociology Canada

Assistant Professor - Race/Ethnicity - 1701142

Job Field: Tenure Stream

Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science

Department: Sociology

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting: Jul 11, 2017

Job Closing: Sep 11, 2017, 11:59pm


The Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the areas of race/ethnicity. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2018.


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field by the date of the appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates with additional research interests in an area that complement our departmental strengths, especially in urban sociology, immigration, work and stratification, or health are preferred. Successful candidates will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Candidates must have a record of excellence in research as demonstrated by a record of sustained contributions and publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing.


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate program at St. George. They will also be a member of the Graduate Department of Sociology, University of Toronto and will teach in the graduate program. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada's leading university. The Greater Toronto Area offers amazing cultural and demographic diversity and one of the highest standards of living in the world.


All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.


Application materials must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a teaching dossier that consists of a statement of teaching philosophy and techniques, sample course syllabi and teaching evaluations. If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials and reference letters must be received by the closing date, September 11, 2017.


Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.


Applicants should ask three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to the department via email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to


The University of Toronto is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities and the Department of Sociology is one of the world’s top research-intensive sociology departments. With a multicultural student body, the University offers the opportunity to teach and live in one of the world’s most diverse cities. For more information on the Department, visit


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the diversification of ideas.


As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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