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Sociology and Social Anthropology

Sociology and Social Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University invites applications for a 10-month limited term position at the Assistant Professor level, effective August 1, 2018, subject to budgetary approval.  The teaching requirement for this position is three half courses in both the Fall and Winter terms. The department seeks someone who can teach: SOSA 2181: Explaining Crime and Criminal Behavior, SOSA 2182: Exploring Crime and Criminal Behavior, SOSA 3281: Youth Crime; SOSA 3285: Sociology of Law and SOSA 3291: Corrections.  Expertise and/or teaching experience in the areas mentioned above will be considered an asset.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Sociology (or related discipline) and have experience in university-level teaching. Please submit complete applications, including: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a writing sample; a teaching dossier addressing teaching effectiveness and teaching interests; and a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, available at http://www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid to: Emma Whelan, Acting Chair, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University, c/o Leola.Lefebvre@dal.ca.  References will be required for short listed candidates only.  

The deadline for receipt of applications is May 30, 2018.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.