Employment Opportunities


2019 Summer Session - Sessional Positions

Department of Sociology


The Department of Sociology invites applications from qualified applicants to deliver the following 1.5-unit Sociology courses during the 2019 Summer Session. For a more detailed description of the course, go to https://web.uvic.ca/calendar2018-09/CDs/SOCI/CTs.html

In keeping with Article 13.01 of the Collective Agreement between UVic and CUPE 4163 (Component 3), Expressions of Interest are hereby sought from doctoral students, adjunct faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and sessional lecturers in the department, as well as other interested parties. Offers of sessional employment will be made from the pool of qualified individuals who express interest in teaching during 2019 Summer Session. The position is subject to availability of funding and attainment of minimum course enrollment numbers.

Summer Session 2019


SOCI 100A (Intro to Sociology: Understanding Social Life) – 13 May-28 June, Mondays/Wednesdays 12:30-2:30, Thursdays 12:30-1:20pm


SOCI 206 (Crime and Deviance) – 3 July-19 August, Mondays/Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30, Thursdays 12:30-1:20

SOCI 215 (Class and Social Inequality) - 3 July-19 August, Mondays/Wednesdays 6:30-8:50pm

SOCI 335 (Racialization and Ethnicity) – 3 July-19 August, Tuesdays/Thursdays, 6:30-8:50pm

Applications or expressions of interest should be received by noon, Friday, November 9, 2018. Applications will be accepted after this deadline only if the position has not been filled. Applicants should include details of their qualifications and teaching experiences (e.g. educational qualifications; areas of research expertise; relevant graduate courses completed; LATHE program or other teaching training completed). Submitted materials will not be returned. The application should be sent to: Steve Garlick, Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Box 3050, Victoria, BC V8W 3P5 (sociologychair@uvic.ca).

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.




Research Assistant 

Evaluation of Mindful  Self-Care for Caregivers Course


To provide research assistance for a mixed methods evaluation of a mindfulness intervention program for caregivers. 


  • Conduct qualitative semi-structured interviews
  • Assist in qualitative data analysis
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with hardware and software in a PC environment
  • Qualitative data analysis experience, preference for health data
  • Organized, detail-oriented, reliable, independent, and professional
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Preference for a graduate student

Apply by sending your cv to dsheets@uvic.ca Please include two references, and a cover letter with your application. Or drop it off at the School of Nursing, UVic in HSD A402. 

Debra Sheets, Ph.D., MSN, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor 
University of Victoria, School of Nursing
P.O. Box 1700
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2

Work:  (250) 853-3947
Fax: (250) 721-6231
E-mail:  dsheets@uvic.ca