Sociology - Department Head
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||British Columbia, Canada|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The Faculty of Arts invites applications for the position of Head of the Department of Sociology, with anticipated start date of July 1, 2013. We expect that the successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of full Professor; however, exceptional candidates at the senior Associate Professor level also will be considered. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., a distinguished record of research preferably in any of the Department's broad areas of specialization, a strong commitment to advancing all areas of research, a demonstrated commitment to high quality teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and possess a track record of successful graduate supervision. The Department is committed to international visibility, research excellence and societal impact.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate vision and creativity as a leader, administrator, and advocate for the Department. The Head is responsible for recruiting and evaluating faculty, developing scholarly initiatives, and overseeing the educational programs and the financial health of the unit. For information about the Department, visit http://www.soci.ubc.ca. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment as Head is typically for a five-year term with the possibility for reappointment.
Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a brief description of research interests, a sample of research publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names and contact information of four referees, whom we may contact for confidential letters of reference. Applications and inquiries may be addressed to Professor Geraldine Pratt, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts, 1866 Main Mall, Buchanan A240, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
Professor Geraldine Pratt, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of British Columbia
1866 Main Mall, Buchanan A240
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6T 1Z1
|Secondary Categories:||Social Sciences