Employment Posting:
Limited Term Appointment Position in Sociology

Employment Type:
Full-time Faculty
Limited Term Appointment
Closing Date:

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Nipissing University invites applications for a 10-month Limited Term Appointment position in Sociology at the Assistant Professor level, commencing August 1, 2019 or when filled.

The position requires an individual with specialization in the Sociology of Health. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Introduction to Sociology, Research Methods, Social Gerontology, Sociology of Medicine, Health and the Family and Special Topics on Aging and Health. Preference will be given to candidates with additional expertise in quantitative sociological research methods.  

Requirements for the position include: a completed doctoral degree in Sociology (or closely related field appropriate to the area of specialization), evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level, and a demonstrable potential to develop a record of research. The position includes instruction of three courses in the fall term and three courses in the winter term.

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Nipissing University is a dynamic academic unit committed to excellence in teaching and research. Department members are engaged in several interdisciplinary, multicultural and international research projects. We offer a comprehensive range of undergraduate (B.A.) and graduate (M.A.) degree programs. The Department currently holds the Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Life Course Transitions in Northern & Rural Communities, housing a state of the art Statistics Canada Research Data Centre (https://crdcn.org/toronto-rdc-nipissing-branch). More information about the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and its programs can be found at https://www.nipissingu.ca/academics/faculty-arts-and-science/sociology-and-anthropology/sociology

Review of applications will begin on July 25, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit electronically a cover letter outlining their teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation (one addressing teaching) to: 

Dr. Pavlina Radia, Dean of Arts and Science

Nipissing University
100 College Drive North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
Email: asdean@nipissingu.ca
Fax: (705) 474-3072

Please used the following subject line: “Application for LTA in Sociology”

Candidates with questions about Sociology at Nipissing may contact, Dr. Benjamin Kelly, benjamink@nipissingu.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Nipissing University is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages applications, which may include self-identification in a covering letter, from Aboriginal persons, women, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

The Selection Committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Nipissing University; however, only those selected to by the committee will be contacted.

Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.