Part-Time Position in Sociology
St. Thomas University invites applications for an instructor to teach the following course in Fredericton:
Semester 2: (January to April 2024)
SOCI 2123A Sociology of Globalization, W/F 9:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Introduction to Sociology of Globalization explores social conditions characterized by global economic,
political, cultural, and environmental interconnections and flows that cross existing political borders.
Therefore, it challenges our existing conceptualization of an international world of borders and nation
states. The course explores the concept of globalization and its relevance to our lives. Types of empirical
topics covered include contemporary global inequalities; environmental problems; transnational
communities and families; transnational migration; the effect of globalization on gender, race, ethnicity,
and religion; transnational social movements; and the women's movement.
St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,600. Its
students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty
members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds two Canada
A PhD is preferred; a Master’s degree is required. Each applicant is to submit a curriculum vitae, along
with pertinent documentation (ex. teaching portfolio etc.) and arrange to have three letters of reference sent
directly to Dr. Mary Lou Babineau-Rosada, Acting Chair, Sociology Department, St. Thomas University,
Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to [email protected].
Closing date: October 6, 2023, or when the positions are filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring
that their completed applications are received by this date.
St. Thomas University encourages applications from all qualified candidates and is committed to the
principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion, including employment equity for the following under-
represented groups identified in the Canadian Employment Equity Act: women, Aboriginal persons,
members of visible minority groups and persons with disabilities.
St. Thomas University is situated on the traditional territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Wəlastəkewiyik /
Maliseet whose ancestors along with the Mi’Kmaq / Mi’kmaw and Passamaquoddy / Peskotomuhkati
Tribes / Nations signed Peace and Friendship Treaties with the British Crown in the 1700s.
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