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Sociology Quantitative Methods
University of Toronto-Scarborough

  • Aug. 3, 2017
  • Oct. 11, 2017
  • Jul. 1, 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sociology - General
    Sociology - of Culture
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Position / Rank: Quantitative Methods, Substantive Field Open – Tenure Stream Assistant Professor – Sociology
Faculty: University of Toronto Scarborough
Deadline: October 11, 2017

The Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in Quantitative Methods. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2018.

A Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field is required by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter. We seek a candidate with demonstrated expertise in quantitative methods and substantive area(s) of specialization that complement or extend department research strengths at ( The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. She/he will have an emerging record of scholarly accomplishments and will provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by presentations at significant conferences, awards for work in the field, strong endorsements by referees of high international standing, and publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals and/or with leading academic presses. Candidates also must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach courses in quantitative methods, computational sociology and/or social statistics. Evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching evaluations, strong endorsements from referees, teaching accomplishments, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to equity and diversity.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate program at the University of Toronto Scarborough. They will also be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Sociology, University of Toronto and will be expected to teach in the graduate program at the downtown campus. The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world class scholars at Canada’s leading university.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply at Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter describing their research agenda, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy) by the closing date of
October 11, 2017 Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to the department via email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to by the closing date.

Submission guidelines are available at We recommend combining documents into one or two files, preferably in PDF format, although MS Word is also acceptable.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Additional information on the Department can be obtained at (for undergraduate studies), and (for graduate studies).

  • The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

    As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see"

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Contact Information

  • Dan Silver, Acting Chair, Search Committee
    University of Toronto Scarborough
    1265 Military Trail
    Office MW218

  • 4162877282


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