Sessional Instructor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts is seeking a qualified sessional instructor to teach the following course at the Brandon University Campus for the 2021/22 Regular session. This course will be delivered in a synchronous online format.Please apply by submitting a letter of application, curriculum vitae, declaration of citizenship/permanent residence status, and the names of three referees in a single pdf file.

Please note that this course will run Tuesday and Thursday, 10:10 AM-11:30 AM, Central Time, and its final exam is scheduled for December 20th, 2021 (this date cannot be changed). The course will run based on sufficient enrollment and budgetary restrictions.

Qualifications:  A PhD is preferred; Master’s Degree or equivalent required

Start date:  As noted by course in Registration Guide (Fall term begins September 8, 2021)

Salary:  $6,252/3 credit hour course

Application Deadline:  August 23, 2021 or until position is filled                  



This course is a survey of major contemporary social problems. Relevant theories and research findings in areas such as poverty, drug addiction, alcoholism, illness and health care, family problems, work and unemployment will be examined. 3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Please apply to Dr. Serena Petrella at

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment.  This starts with the hiring process.  If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter.  All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential.  To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.