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The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training
Experienced
Contract

The Department of Criminology at Saint Mary's University invites applications for an eight month contractually limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence September 1, 2020.

We are seeking a criminologist with a demonstrated capacity to teach courses in areas related to victimology/victims and criminal justice, sexual/gender-based violence, policing, restorative justice and/or quantitiative methods.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications as outlined in the Saint Mary's University Collective Agreement: https://smu.ca/about/collective-agreements.html#d.en.45147

What you'll need

Qualifications

The successful candidate must hold a PhD (or be ABD and close to the completion of a PhD) in Criminology or a related discipline. Candidates must provide evidence of a strong research record and show promise of a high standard of teaching.

A little bit about us

Saint Mary’s University

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Visit our web site at www.smu.ca.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Applications must consist of the following items only: 1) a cover letter indicating potential teaching areas, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) copies of graduate school transcripts, and 4) the names and contact information for three referees. Please merge these documents into a single PDF file.

Applications are to be submitted online using the CareerBeacon application system. Applicants should visit www.smu.ca/employment, select the position for which they are applying, and click on the 'Apply Online Now' button.

The Department of Criminology will start reviewing applications on 30th April, 2020 and it will continue reviewing them until the position is filled.

Inquires may be directed to Dr. Diane Crocker, Chairperson, Department of Criminology, crim.chair@smu.ca

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities. All applicants will receive a self-identification form for confidential submission to our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office. In keeping with Citizenship and Immigration Canada requirements, all qualified persons are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The Search Committee encourages applicants to highlight any involvement in enhancing diversity and inclusion in their previous institutional environments.