Sociology - Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Quantitative and Mixed Methods)

University of Windsor

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-05-16

Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology

Two-Year Limited-Term Position - Quantitative and Mixed Methods

The University of Windsor invites applications for a two-year limited-term faculty appointment in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology in the area of quantitative and mixed methods at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor commencing September 1, 2013. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology offers BA level programs in Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, and Family and Social Relations. The Department also offers three graduate programs - MA and PhD in Sociology and an MA in Criminology. The Department is distinguished by an excellent research and publication record, high student interest in our programs, and community-based research alliances. For further information, please visit our website at:

Applicants should possess a PhD in Sociology (or be near completion of a PhD in Sociology). Applicants are expected to have teaching experience in quantitative research methods and to contribute to one other area of departmental strength.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for assisting us in the delivery of our quantitative and mixed methods courses.

Applications will include:

  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a current curriculum vitae;
  • a teaching dossier that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness, teaching evaluations (if available), sample course syllabi/outlines, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests
  • a research statement detailing research interests and potential for scholarly achievement;
  • samples of scholarly work;
  • graduate transcripts, and
  • three current letters of reference forwarded by the referees.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications, including letters of reference, should be submitted by June 28, 2013 to:

Dr. Janice Drakich
Chair, Appointments Committee
Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4
Phone: (519) 253-3000, Ext. 2190; Fax: (519) 971-3621

Applications may still be received after the deadline date. The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the appointments committee. The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and to self-identify as a member of one of these groups. International candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, c/o Gerri Pacecca, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, 511 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. The University of Windsor, one of Ontario's leading academic institutions, provides a learning-centred approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow. Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at


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