Department of Social Science: Instructor

Academic Employment Opportunity #19-35

UNB Saint John

Closing Date: Review of applications will commence on February 15, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Social Science at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John invites applications for an eight-month term appointment in Sociology at the rank of Instructor. The appointment will commence on August 24, 2020, and is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach seven courses over the academic year at the undergraduate level, including: 'Introduction to Sociology', 'Sociology of Health, Illness and Healing' and 'Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences'. The other teaching assignments will be determined in consultation with the Department. The Department of Social Science offers major, double-major, and honours programmes in sociology. Candidates must have a Master's degree in Sociology although a PhD would be considered an asset. A specialization in Sociology of Health is preferred.

Review of applications will commence on February 15, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference.

Applications and references can be sent via email to the Department of Social Science at or mail to:

University of New Brunswick

Department of Social Science

100 Tucker Park road

Saint John, NB E2L 4L5

Other questions concerning this position may be directed to Prof. Dann Downes Chair, Department of Social Science

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

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.