Academic Openings at the Faculty of Social Science

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Academic Openings in Social Science

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Inequality and Gender Policy

The Faculty of Social Science invites applications for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the area of Inequality and Gender Policy at the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor with a starting date of July 1, 2019, or as negotiated.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Scholars working with mixed methods are welcome to apply, with the expectation the successful candidate will be a highly accomplished quantitative social scientist. The successful candidate will be appointed to one of the Departments of Sociology, Economics, or Political Science. A joint appointment may also be considered. This academic appointment is conditional upon the successful award of the Tier 1 CRC.



Chair, Department of Sociology

Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Chair of the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Science, at Western University, effective July 1, 2019, or as negotiated. The Chair will be appointed at the Full Professor level with tenure. An appointment as Chair will normally be for a five-year term, renewable.



Open Appointment in Indigenous Research

Western University invites applications for a probationary (tenure-track) or tenured appointment effective July 1, 2019 (or as negotiated) in the First Nations Studies program, Faculty of Social Science at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The successful candidate will be hired at a rank appropriate to their
level of experience and appointed into the appropriate department within the Faculty of Social Science, in either Political Science, Sociology, or Economics, with a joint appointment in First Nations Studies.