Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Studies: University of Regina

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Department/Unit: Arts-Sociology and Social Studies

Employee Group: URFA

Category: Academic

Position Title Lecturer or Assistant Professor, Sociology and Social Studies

Salary Range: As per URFA Collective Agreement: level is dependent on candidate’s qualifications

Status: Permanent


Pay Grade: Faculty Assistant Professor

Position Summary: The Department of Sociology and Social Studies invites applications for a tenure track position at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor level effective 1 July 2015.


Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications close on 30 September 2014. Review of applications will begin on 1 October 2014.


The successful candidate will share responsibility for the Department’s undergraduate and graduate courses in feminist theory, the sociology of gender, and critical and comparative family studies. In addition, she or he will contribute to the Department’s teaching in one or more of the following areas: qualitative methodology; rural and community studies; Canadian political economy; and the sociology of work.


Requirements: We seek an individual with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will have a PhD (or be close to completion), a record of scholarly activity, and evidence of excellence in teaching. The Department is committed to a balanced program of teaching, scholarly activity and service to the community.


Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter

Teaching Philosophy

Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

Unofficial Transcript(s)

Writing Samples

Resume/Curriculum Vitae


Posting Date 06-04-2014

Closing Date 09-30-2014


To apply:

Applicants will submit via web form the following documents:

- a letter of application along with the names and contact information of three referees

- a current curriculum vitae

- teaching philosophy

- evidence of teaching effectiveness

- samples of written work

- photocopies of transcripts


Original transcripts must be sent directly by the granting institution once candidates are contacted for an interview. These will be sent to:

Dr. Richard Kleer, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Regina, Regina, SK S4S 0A2


Academic enquiries may be addressed to

Dr. J.F. Conway, Department Head

Faculty of Arts, Department of Sociology and Social Studies

E-mail: john.conway@uregina.ca

Tel: (306) 585-4052


Note: applicants should submit each item listed above as a separate file as noted on the application form. The online system will only accept one attachment in each section so multiple documents pertaining to one term need to be submitted as a single file. If an applicant does not have the specific document to submit, please enter N/A in the text box provided.


Diversity Statement The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self identify on their application.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Competition Number 20140615