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Position: Two-Year Contractually Limited Appointment in Social Psychology

Rank: Sessional Assistant Professor

Position Start Date:  July 1, 2014

Position End Date:  June 30, 2016


Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a two-year Sessional Assistant Professor position with a specialization in Social Psychology from a Sociological perspective. Applicants must hold a PhD in Sociology or a related discipline and demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in undergraduate teaching, with a background and interest appropriate for teaching courses in this area. Applicants should have a clear research agenda and a record of recent scholarly research relevant to the position. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in interactionist approaches to social life, selfhood and questions of intersubjectivity. The appointment carries a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent.

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 416-736-5713 FREE  . All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Applicants should submit, in hard copy, a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, up to three samples of written work (at least one of which has sole authorship), and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation 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.

The deadline for applications is February 14, 2014.




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Please contact:

Jacqueline Siebert,
Assistant to the Chair
416-736-2100, ext. 22559

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