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Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University


The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University, is seeking a sociologist at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor for a tenure stream position with research and teaching interests in critical and theoretically informed analysis of health, illness and health care in Canada, subject to budgetary approval. Desirable areas of specialization include health policy analysis, political economy of health care, health occupations and professions, biomedical science and technology, gender and health, social and cultural determinants of health, risk and health, and/or health and moral regulation. Given the opportunities and support at Dalhousie for health research, the candidate should have strong research interests and experience with various sociological methodologies. It would also be desirable if candidates had an interest in the joint disciplinary nature and work of the Department.



Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Sociology or be near completion. They should have experience in university-level teaching and have an active research agenda. Applicants should send a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching competence, and a writing sample and should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to



Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chair

Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology

Dalhousie University

Halifax, NS B3H 4P9



The deadline for receipt of applications is October 14, 2005.



All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with disability, racially visible persons and women.