Convocatoria: Tenure-stream Assistant Professor in the area of Social Research Methods (Department of Sociology, York University) (plazo 15 de noviembre de 2016)

Convocatoria: Tenure-stream Assistant Professor in the area of Social Research Methods (Department of Sociology, York University)


Toronto, Canada

Applications: November 15, 2016

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Social Research Methods

Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Home Department/Area/Division:  Sociology

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2017


Department of Sociology


The Department of Sociology, in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Social Research Methods, preferably with a focus on quantitative methods, to commence July 1, 2017. Priority will be given to applicants who have knowledge of linear models and of a range of data collection and analysis techniques, including social surveys, together with experience in expanding and/or emerging areas of data collection, analysis, and investigation. The candidate’s own research perspective should be critically engaged and theoretically informed, and have a focus in a substantive area, such as social inequality.


The successful candidate will show excellence or promise of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service. The candidate will be expected to offer a range of courses as part of both the undergraduate and graduate curricula and eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. A PhD in Sociology or related field is required. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.


York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, up to three samples of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pp. each), a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Philip Walsh, Chair, Department of Sociology, 2060D Vari Hall, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email:, (Subject line: «Tenure-stream Appointment in Social Research Methods»)


The deadline for applications is November 15, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


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