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Trent University
Department of Sociology
3 positions

The Department of Sociology invites applications for three nine-month limited term positions at the Assistant Professor level, commencing September 1, 2008 and ending May 31, 2009. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Sociology or be near completion at the time of appointment and a demonstrated record of excellence in research and in teaching particularly at the undergraduate level. Two of these positions are based at Trent's Oshawa campus, and one position is based at Trent's Peterborough campus.

Successful candidates for the positions in Oshawa will be expected to teach two or three of the following courses: Introduction to Sociology, Research Methods, Self and Social Interaction, Statistics, Sociology of Religion, Families and Households, Key Concepts in Sociological Analysis, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Advanced Studies in the Sociology of Gender, Studies in Social Policy.

The successful applicant for the position in Peterborough will be expected to teach two or three of the following courses: Introduction to Sociology, Classical Sociological Theory, Social Construction of Sexuality, Studies in Social Policy.

Appointments are subject to budgetary approval. Applications should include a letter and curriculum vitae sent to Professor Barbara Marshall, Chair, Department of Sociology, Trent University, Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8. Please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the same address. All applications should indicate whether the applicant is interested in teaching in Oshawa and/or Peterborough.

Trent University is an employment equity employer and especially invites applications from women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website (www.trentu.ca/academic/sociology) for more information about the Department of Sociology and Trent University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications should arrive no later than Friday, April 11, 2008.

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