The Department of Sociology, University of Toronto Mississauga, invites applications for a full-time
tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with primary interests in Socio-Legal
Studies and/or Criminology, starting July 1, 2013. Ability to teach quantitative methods at the
undergraduate level is an asset. A Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field is required. Candidates
must have an excellent research and teaching record. Salary is commensurate with qualification and
The appointment is at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), which is a research-intensive
institution having an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern and
spacious campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach and live in one of the
most diverse cities in the world. The University also offers opportunities to work in a range of
collaborative programs and centres of research.
Successful candidates will teach in the undergraduate program at the University of Toronto Mississauga.
They will also be a member of the Graduate Department of Sociology, University of Toronto and will be
expected to develop an independently funded program of research and teach in the graduate program at
the downtown campus. Additional information on the Department can be obtained at
www.utm.utoronto.ca/sociology (for undergraduate studies), and www.utoronto.ca/sociology (for
The University of Toronto is fully committed to academic excellence and welcomes applications from all
qualified individuals. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to
diversity within its community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority
group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority
groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
To be considered for this position, all application materials should be submitted online only at the
University of Toronto Academic Careers Opportunities site www.jobs.utoronto.ca (job # 1200907) by
clicking on the link below. Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier
(including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future research
interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile;
please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can
be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to the
department via email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to email@example.com by the closing
date September 17, 2012.
Application materials and reference letters must be received by the deadline of September 17, 2012.