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MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Assistant Professor, Sociology
Assistant Professor, Criminology, Socio-legal Studies, or Criminal Justice
Faculty of Arts and Science

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the MacEwan Office of Teaching and Learning.

The Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Science, invites applications for 2 full-time tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval.

The Sociology Department at MacEwan offers a General Sociology degree, as well as specializations in Criminology, and Family, Youth, and Diversity.

Candidates for the first position will have an expertise in criminology, socio-legal studies, or criminal justice and will complement and enhance existing strengths in the department’s criminology curriculum. They will hold a Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, Socio-legal Studies, Criminal Justice or related fields and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program.

The expertise for the second position is open, though the preferred candidate will complement and enhance existing strengths within the sociology program. A demonstrated ability to teach sociological theory will bring added strength to the application. The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or related fields and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, and academic transcripts through the MacEwan University careers page. Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number and candidate name, should be sent directly from referees to careers@macewan.ca.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Jeff Stepnisky, Chair, Department of Sociology. Contact information available at: www.macewan.ca/sociology

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Tenure Track
Salary $66,788 to $108,110 per annum (for an Assistant Professor)
Closing Date A review of applications will begin January 18, 2019
Competition No. 18.11.240
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