Associate Professor in Gender, Labour and Migration and Qualitative Methods – University of Toronto (Scarborough Campus)

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Gender, Labour and Migration and Qualitative Methods – Associate Professor / Professor

University of Toronto – Scarborough Campus

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2019-12-20
Advertised until: 2020-01-30
Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: UTSC: Sociology
Campus: Scarborough
Reference: 1905090
Job Closing: Jan 30, 2020, 11:59pm EST

The Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in Gender, Labour and Migration and Qualitative Methods. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor and will commence on September 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field with a demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and deepen our existing departmental strengths. Candidates will have an established international reputation and will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program at the intersections of gender, labour and migration. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence in qualitative research methods and expertise in global sociology with a focus on the Global South.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals and academic presses, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses that complement or extend department areas of concentration. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference. Candidates are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials. Candidates with experience in academic administration and leadership are particularly welcome.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive campus 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 develop an independently funded program of research and teach in the graduate program. The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university.

Additional information on the Department can be obtained at (for undergraduate studies), and (for graduate studies).

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. All applications materials must be submitted online. A complete application must include: 1) a cover letter describing their research agenda, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) an article-length writing sample and 4) a teaching dossier, including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations. Applicants must list a minimum of three referees and arrange for these persons to submit their letter of recommendation (on letterhead, signed and scanned) directly to Ann-Marie Smith, by the closing date.

All applications materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date of January 30, 2020.

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

If you have questions about this position, please contact the Assistant to the Chair, Ann-Marie Smith,

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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