Department of Sociology: Assistant Professor

Academic Employment Opportunity #21-19

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: The deadline for all applications to arrive is January 31, 2022.

The Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, invites applications to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2022, in classical and contemporary sociological theory.

The Department of Sociology offers both undergraduate and graduate (MA and PhD) programs and supports interdisciplinary collaborations in teaching and student supervisions. Faculty members hold a variety of theoretical and methodological positions and are active in engaging in applied policy, community-based, and social justice research.

The successful candidate must possess competency across a broad range of theoretical perspectives enabling them to teach our core undergraduate and graduate theory courses, currently offered at the lower level, upper level, and at the graduate level. The successful candidate will be invited to contribute to the development of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum by designing and piloting new courses.

The department encourages and welcomes applicants with a broad range of specializations, including, but not limited to, those that align with its areas of research and teaching specialization (see here). Applicants must hold a solid publication record and demonstrate potential for excellence in research and teaching. A completed PhD in Sociology or a firm completion date prior to July 2022 are required to be considered in the selection process.

Applications requirements consist of a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, a sample of written work, and three letters of reference.

Electronic format is preferred and should be emailed to

Alternatively, hard copies may be sent to:

Dr. Lucia Tramonte, Chair

Department of Sociology, University of New Brunswick

PO Box 4400

Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3

Phone 506-453-4849

Fax 506-453-4659

The deadline for all applications to arrive is January 31, 2022.

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.