Limited-Term Appointment in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in Methods
Last updated: April 7, 2021, 4:27 p.m.
Job title: Limited-Term Appointment in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in Methods
Date posted: April 7, 2021
Application deadline: May 5, 2021
Advertised until: Position is filled
The initial appointment is for one year. Successful candidates will be expected to teach three courses per term. Individuals may be reappointed for up to two additional years. Reappointments are subject to budgetary approval, department need and satisfactory performance. Upon reappointment, individuals are expected to teach three courses per term and one course during the summer. Together, initial appointments and reappointments may not exceed 36 months or three consecutive years. Appointments are normally at the rank of Lecturer (for ABD candidates) or Assistant Professor.
Qualifications and assets
Candidates should have a PhD in Sociology or a closely-related discipline, teaching experience at the university level and evidence of teaching effectiveness, as well as research experience in sociological methods.
How to apply
Applications must include a cover letter clearly identifying the title, a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information of three referees. Electronic applications should be submitted by May 5, 2021 but will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence on August 1, 2021. Applications should be submitted electronically as a single, multi-page PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next‐Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.
These ongoing or anticipated examples can include but are not limited to:
- teaching about underrepresented populations
- mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
- committee work
- offering or organizing educational programming
- participation in training and workshops
Concordia University recognizes the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research and will take them into careful consideration in assessing applications and throughout the selection process.
All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.
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The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is a bi-disciplinary department encompassing research and teaching in both Sociology and Anthropology. Faculty and students address pressing contemporary social problems relating to the personal, the local, and the global in a variety of cultural contexts. The diverse variety of student and faculty interests and backgrounds makes working in our department a unique and rewarding experience.
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