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Department of Criminal Justice University of Winnipeg: Full Time Criminal Justice Instructor

University of Winnipeg

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a full-time Instructor position beginning July 1st, 2024, subject to final budgetary approval. Applicants must hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in criminal justice or a related discipline at the time of appointment. Those with a PhD, LL.M. or other terminal graduate/professional degree will also be considered. As an interdisciplinary department, we welcome applications from individuals whose academic training is traditionally associated with studies in criminal justice (e.g., Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law, Sociology) as well as justice studies training in other disciplines (e.g., Psychology, History, Politics, Education, Geography, Economics, Philosophy, Indigenous Studies, Human Rights, Women and Gender Studies). The preferred applicant will have teaching experience in areas related to interdisciplinary justice studies. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. In accordance with the University of Winnipeg Employment Equity and Diversity Policy and section 11 of The Human Rights Code, this position is designated for qualified candidates who self-identify as women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify at the time of application.

The Department of Criminal Justice is a unit of eleven full-time faculty with disciplinary training in criminology, politics, geography, history, urban studies, psychology, education, law, and sociology who are committed to a broad and inclusive interdisciplinary approach to the study of criminal justice. The Department has over 700 undergraduate majors, is active in research, places a strong emphasis on teaching, and is home to a robust Honours and Master of Arts program. The successful candidate will teach a host of core courses and electives for the Bachelor’s degrees of criminal justice. We seek candidates with demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and thesis supervision. A commitment to collegiality and self-governance is also important.

The University of Winnipeg is one of Canada’s leading post-secondary liberal arts institutions, and is a leader in academic excellence in areas such as justice education, Indigenous education, environmental studies and sustainability, and theatre and the arts. The University of Winnipeg is committed to improving access to post-secondary education, and has created an innovative Opportunity Fund to assist students who are under-represented to attend the University of Winnipeg.

The University of Winnipeg recognizes the value that diversity adds to the academic activities of the University and takes into account the diverse experiences of applicants and the many forms that scholarship can take. Candidates who may have had alternate career paths or career interruptions as a result of personal circumstances are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Applicants are requested to submit a complete application that will include (all documents in PDF):
- a cover letter –women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons are invited to self-identify
- a curriculum vitae
- evidence of teaching effectiveness, including a teaching statement, sample course outline, and teaching evaluations, if available
- the names and contact information of three referees
- official transcripts of the candidate’s terminal graduate degree
- any other materials that the candidate considers relevant to their application

Applicants must submit all of the above materials through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system (https://www.northstarats.com/University-of-Winnipeg).

The closing date for applications is: March 15, 2024

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2024, and consideration of applications will continue until such time as the position is filled. We appreciate all applicants’ interest, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

For questions and inquiries about this posting, please contact:
Dr. Kelly Gorkoff
Chair, Department of Criminal Justice
The University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB
R3B 2E9 Canada

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff and faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to ensuring employment opportunities are accessible for all applicants. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact human_resources@uwinnipeg.ca.
The personal information of applicants is collected under the authority of the University of Winnipeg Act and 36(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. All personal information collected via the recruitment process is used to assess the applicant’s suitability, eligibility, and qualifications for employment, and to otherwise support recruitment activities. This information will be provided to participating members of the recruitment process. Questions regarding the collection of your personal information may be directed to the Director, HR Services, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2E9 or human_resources@uwinnipeg.ca.