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Two Limited-Term, Assistant Professor Positions, Criminology

Saint Mary's University

The Department of Criminology at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for two eight month contractually limited term appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence September 1, 2021.
We are seeking criminologists with a demonstrated capacity to teach courses in areas related to Victims and Criminal Justice, Prisons and Punishment, Gender-Based Violence, Canadian Criminal Justice System, or Critical Criminology. The successful candidate will be required to teach in at least two of these areas.

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. The deadline for applications is April 14, 2021.

At Saint Mary’s University equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community. All applicants will receive a self-identification form for confidential submission to our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at

The Search Committee encourages applicants to highlight any involvement in enhancing diversity and inclusion in their previous institutional environment. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications as outlined in the Saint Mary's University Collective Agreement.

Applications must consist of ONLY the following: 1) a cover letter indicating qualifications to teach in the areas listed, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) copies of unofficial 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 by April 14, 2021 via email at

Saint Mary's is a public university with over 7,000 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our university is committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Saint Mary’s is located in the historic and affordable port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 430,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located near to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States.

Inquires may be directed to Dr. Diane Crocker, Chairperson, Department of Criminology at