Two-year Limited Term Appointment Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology, St. Thomas University, invites 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. Its 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 holds two Canada Research Chairs.

The selected candidate will be expected to teach second year methods courses (Research Design and Method; Understanding Statistics) and Introduction to Sociology. In addition, they will teach two elective courses, which may include Sociology of the Family, Sociology of the Family, Society and Ecology, Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Communications, Women and the Law, or the Senior Seminar.

A PhD or imminent completion in Sociology 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. Matthew Hayes, Department of Sociology, St. Thomas University, 51 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NB, E3G 5B3. Electronic applications may be sent to

Closing Date: February 20th, 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.