Professor or Professor in Sociology of Cooperation University of Laval, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology Canada

Professor or professor in sociology of cooperation

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Posting period
From 05-12-2017 to 02-02-2018


Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Sociology


General Information
A privileged living environment in the heart of Quebec City, Université Laval is a large, comprehensive university recognized for its culture of excellence in teaching and research.


Job Description
The Department of Sociology announces the opening of a post of regular professor or regular professor in sociology of cooperation. The department is looking for a professor to teach, research and hold the Chair of Teaching Leadership (CLE) in Sociology of Cooperation.


The CLE holder will:


  • to create new educational activities in sociology on cooperation, institutionalization and cooperativism;
  • offer three sociology teaching activities (eg, courses, seminars, summer school) per year in this field;
  • direct student research at the master's and doctoral level in sociology of cooperation;
  • develop research activities in the sociology of cooperation;
  • develop activities of scientific animation and transfer of knowledge;
  • to promote analysis and reflection on cooperation and co-opera- tion among students and the general public.


At the end of his term as a CLE member, this person will also be called upon to contribute to general sociology courses at the three cycles.


The successful candidate will be integrated or integrated into Université Laval as a professor or professor on a regular position from the date of his / her appointment.


Selection criteria


  • PhD completed in sociology or in a discipline relevant to CLE objectives;
  • Knowledge in sociology for the study of cooperatives, the cooperative model, cooperative enterprises, the cooperative movement and its organizations in Quebec, Canada and abroad;
  • Knowledge in economic sociology relevant to the study of cooperative enterprises;
  • Ability to develop programming of new teaching, research, scientific animation and knowledge transfer activities that meet the objectives of the CLE;
  • Ability to teach in sociology;
  • Ability to supervise students in sociological research;
  • Quality of the file of publications and research achievements related to the field concerned;
  • Desirable university teaching experience;
  • Ability to teach in French.

Commitment and salary


Salary according to the collective agreement in force.



Send the application file including a letter of motivation, a complete CV, two letters of recommendation and a copy of two publications. Please send your file in PDF format electronically only to to the attention of the Department Director:

Mr. Dominique Morin, Director
Department of Sociology
Charles-De Koninck Pavilion
1030, avenue des Sciences-Humaines, local 3469
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6


for more information, visit the Department of sociology website or site of human resources from Laval University:


Deadline submission of applications: 02-02-2018


Starting date: 01-06-2018


Promoting diversity, Université Laval invites all qualified individuals to apply, particularly women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and people with disabilities. Priority will be given to those with Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.

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