The Department of Sociology at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2019. We seek a sociologist with a strong scholarly and teaching record, expertise in advanced quantitative methods, and who is dedicated to university service. While area of specialization is open, preference will be given to applicants who add new substantive areas of research and teaching to our program. The successful candidate must have a PhD in sociology (or be near completion) and must be committed to supporting the department’s core quantitative methods courses. The deadline for applications is October 1, 2018.

Applications must include the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness and course evaluations); 4) one example of recent peer reviewed, scholarly writing; 5) graduate transcripts; and 6) the names and contact information for three referees. Please merge these documents into a single PDF file.

Applications are to be submitted online using the CareerBeacon application system. Applicants should visit, select the position for which they are applying, and click on the ‘Apply Online Now’ button.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. The University encourages applicants from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Visit our web site at

Saint Mary's is a public university with over 7,000 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our university is committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Saint Mary’s is located in the historic and affordable port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located near to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States.

Inquiries may be directed to the department chair, Randle Hart: