Academic Employment Opportunity

Department of Social Science, Faculty of Arts

UNB Saint John

Competition #:#17-36Closing Date:Review of applications will commence on March 26, 2018.


The Department of Social Science at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John invites applications for an eight month term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of Canadian Urban Issues.   The appointment will commence on August 26, 2018, and is subject to budgetary approval.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Sociology and special consideration will be given to candidates whose research and teaching focus on how the city intersects with work, poverty, gender, and global concerns.
Review of applications will commence on March 26, 2018. Applications are to include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and three academic letters of reference. Only those candidates short-listed will be contacted for an interview.  Questions concerning this position may be directed to Dr. Dann Downes Chair, Department of Social Science (
Application packages are to be submitted to:
Department of Social Science
University of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 5050
Saint John, New Brunswick
E2L 4L5
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.