Limited Term Appointment (Internal) Department of Gerontology

The Department of Gerontology, St. Thomas University, invites internal applications for a 23-month limited-term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 1, 2019, pending budgetary approval.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,900. Students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university has two filled Canada Research Chairs.

Over the 23-month period, the successful candidate will be expected to teach the following courses: GERO 1013 and 1023: Introduction to Gerontology 1 & 2, GERO 2113: Sociology of Aging, GERO 2673: Adult Development and Aging, GERO 3023: Aging and Health, GERO 3053: Qualitative Methods, and GERO 4013: Seminar in Gerontology.

A PhD or imminent completion in Gerontology or related discipline is required. Completed applications must include a letter of application that describes the applicant’s teaching experience, scholarly interests and achievements, and potential contributions to the program as specified in the qualifications listed above. The application must also include a curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as sample course syllabi, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also submit two samples of scholarly work and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the chair of the hiring committee, Dr. Gary Irwin-Kenyon, Department of Gerontology, St. Thomas University, 51 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NB, E3G 5B3. Electronic applications may be sent to

Closing Date: Noon on Monday, February 25, 2019 or when the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.

An equal employment employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.