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Friday, October 18, 2019 02:46 PM

Department of Sociology & Social Studies Assistant Professor or Lecturer (Tenure Track)

The Department of Sociology & Social Studies at the University of Regina invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. The anticipated date of commencement is July 1, 2020.

We are seeking candidates with teaching and scholarly expertise in two of the following three areas: Environmental Sociology, Political Economy, and Sociological Theory. In addition, priority will be given to candidates who can also contribute to the Department’s teaching program in one or more of the following areas: Canadian political economy, Canadian political ecology, environmental history, historical sociology, and/or sociology of racialization, ethnicity, indigeneity and decolonization. Preference will be given to candidates who are prepared to develop these topics into imaginative and innovative courses that examine substantive issues in their historical and theoretical contexts.

The successful candidate will have a PhD (or be close to completion) in Sociology (or cognate fields), 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. Information about the Department and its programs is available at https://www.uregina.ca/arts/sociology-social-studies.

Applications close on December 9, 2019. As per instructions posted at https://urcareers.uregina.ca, applicants must electronically submit a covering letter providing a statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a current curriculum vitae, writing/paper samples, and copies of transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended. Please note: if successfully short-listed, letters of reference will be requested to be sent directly to the U of R by the referees. Those candidates selected for an interview will be asked to have official transcripts sent directly from the granting institutions. The application materials should be addressed to: Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK, S4S 0A2, or [email protected].
For academic inquiries contact Dr. Rozzet Jurdi-Hage, Head – Department of Sociology & Social Studies: tel. 306 585 4196; [email protected].

The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce and gives preference in hiring to candidates from any of four designated equity groups: females, visible minorities, persons of aboriginal descent, and persons with disabilities. Qualified diversity group members must self-identify on their applications to be eligible for preference in the hiring process. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.