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Assistant Professor in Sociological Theory
Department of Sociology, York University
Toronto, Canada
Applications: October 31, 2013

Applications are invited for a position specializing in Sociological Theory at the rank of Assistant Professor. A PhD in Sociology or a related discipline is required. Applicants must demonstrate an active research program in sociological theory, as well as excellence or the promise of excellence in publications and teaching. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach classical and contemporary sociological theory at the graduate and undergraduate level. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The start date for this position is July 1, 2014. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

The deadline for applications is October 31, 2013.

Candidates should submit a signed letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, up to three samples of written work (at least one of which has sole authorship), and teaching evaluations, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to: Professor Philip Walsh, Chair, Department of Sociology, 2060C Vari Hall, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.
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