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Assistant Professor (Political Sociology), Department of Sociology, York University

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant
Professor level in political sociology to commence July 1, 2006.  

We are seeking a candidate whose theoretical and empirical focus addresses the ways in which relations of social
inequality, place, class, and/or citizenship shape, and are shaped by,
political processes, institutions, organizations, and events. 
Also desirable is an established research interest in public policy
analysis. The position is subject to budgetary approval.  

The successful candidate will show promise of excellence in research,
publications and teaching, and will be expected to offer courses as
part of both the undergraduate and graduate curricula. At the time of
application, eligible candidates must hold, or be close to completing,
a PhD in sociology or a related discipline. Preference will be given to
candidates with a completed PhD at the time they take up the

In recent years, the Department of Sociology has had considerable
success at increasing the representation of female faculty members in
the tenure stream. It is strongly committed to further extending the
diversity of its faculty, and  especially welcomes applications
from male and female visible minority group members, Aboriginal
persons, and persons with disabilities.

Candidates are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of
teaching and research interests, up to three samples of written work
(at least one of which has sole authorship), and teaching evaluations
(if available), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent
directly, to:

Professor Nancy Mandell, Chair
Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts
York University
Toronto, ON  M3J 1P3
Tel: (416) 736-2100 x22559
Fax: (416) 736-5730

All application materials and reference letters must be received by
December 15, 2005.          

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The 
Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at, or a copy can be obtained by
calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.