Academic Employment Opportunity

Department of Sociology

UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#17-17Closing Date:January 7, 2018


The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2018 in the sociology of health and health care. While the sub-areas of specialization are open, a focus on the social determinants of health, health and gender or public policy would be an asset. Applicants must have a PhD or strong prospect of completion before July 2018 in sociology or in a related discipline. A solid research record and a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching are required. 
The department offers both undergraduate and graduate (MA and PhD) programs. Department members engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching and research, and community involvement is also encouraged.  The department supports a variety of theoretical and methodological orientations.
The successful applicant will develop a research program in the sociology of health as it relates to her/his specific interests. Health is one of the foci in the department, along with criminology and deviance, population studies, family violence, and media and technology. A critical concern for public and social policies serves as the bridge between these areas of research.
A letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, a sample of written work and three letters of reference should be sent by January 7, 2018 and can be sent electronically to or mailed c/o Dr. Lucia Tramonte, Chair, Department of Sociology, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3. Phone 506-453-4849.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.