The Department of Sociology, University of Toronto Mississauga, invites applications for a full-time
tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2013. The successful
applicant will have research expertise in the study of social policy and be expected to teach in the area of
social policy within the Department. Priority will be given to applicants whose research intersects with our
existing departmental research strengths. 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 experience.
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. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will, however, 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 # 1200905) 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing
date September 17, 2012.
Application materials and reference letters must be received by the deadline of September 17, 2012