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Position 11310: Tenure Track Stream, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Acadia University

Acadia University

Faculty of Arts – Department of Sociology
Assistant Professor
Tenure-Track Position
Position # 11310

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Race and/or Indigeneity at the Assistant Professor level to commence July 1, 2022.

Qualifications: Candidates should have completed a PhD in Sociology (or closely related discipline) by the appointment date. The successful candidate will contribute to a dynamic teaching and research culture in the Department and show evidence of a developing research program. We seek a candidate whose research and teaching interests lie in the field of Race and/or Indigeneity and whose substantive area(s) of specialization will augment the department’s research and teaching strengths.

The Sociology Department is distinguished by its three areas of focus: knowledge and power, social justice, and the sociology of everyday life. We emphasize a commitment to public sociology and transformative practices. Our vibrant undergraduate and graduate programs offer students opportunities to research a diverse range of social issues.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach existing courses in our department and will be encouraged to create curricula related to Race and Indigeneity alongside the opportunity to supervise Honours and Graduate students.

How to Apply: The application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, confirmation of terminal degree, two samples of scholarly writing, teaching dossier, and the contact information for three references. The dossier should include a statement of teaching philosophy, official teaching evaluations, and samples of course syllabi. Candidates are to submit their application electronically as a single PDF file to : Only those candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

For further information, please contact:
Dr. Michael Dennis, Acting Head
Department of Sociology

Closing Date: January 10, 2022.

For additional information on the Department of Sociology, please visit:

Acadia University is committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). As part of our strategic priority to advance EDI, this is a focused search for scholars who are Black, Indigenous, or persons of colour. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is academic and professional excellence; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia encourages applications from all qualified candidates in these groups including persons of any sexual orientation, gender identities and/or expressions, persons with disabilities, and other equity-recognized groups. Candidates who identify as being from any of these groups are asked to self-identify and complete the Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation because of a disability or for any other reason during the interview process, please contact: Karen Turner at