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Friday, October 18, 2013

Career Opportunities: Laurentian University - Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The Department of Sociology invites applications for two (2) tenure-track positions:
(1) An English-language tenure-track appointment in the Sociology of Regional Development with a focus on community and northern health at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2014.  CLICK HERE for the complete profile.
(2) Un poste francophone menant à la permanence en Sociologie du développement axé sur les collectivités francophones, métisses et autochtones du Nord de l’Ontario au rang de professeur-e adjoint-e.  Entrée en fonction: le 1er  juillet 2014. CLICK HERE for the complete profile.
With its main campus located in Sudbury, Ontario, a city and region offering unique cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities, Laurentian University (LU) offers an outstanding university experience, in English and French with a comprehensive approach to Indigenous education.
Laurentian University is an equal opportunity employer.  We acknowledge the distinct role, special place and unique contribution of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada as well as the importance of Aboriginal languages and cultures in particular programs at Laurentian University.  Further, we recognize that Aboriginal faculty are underrepresented in the University as a whole.  We are committed to appointing a larger number of Aboriginal faculty, particularly outside Aboriginal-specific programs. 
Laurentian University is a bilingual institution which has a policy of passive bilingualism (English/French) as a condition of tenure.  The Employer and the Union have agreed to waive the requirement for French/English bilingualism and recognize as bilingualism the knowledge and/or demonstrated study of an Aboriginal language and one (1) of the two (2) official languages of Laurentian University.

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