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Probationary full-time Instructor in the Department of Criminal Justice

University of Winnipeg

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a probationary, full-time position at the rank of Instructor, beginning July 1st, 2019, subject to budgetary approval. The preferred applicant will have a graduate degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related discipline, and teaching experience in quantitative and qualitative social science research methods and statistics at the undergraduate level. Previous experience coordinating student placements would be an asset. A PhD is preferred; well-qualified candidates with an MA will also be considered. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department is a unit of nine full-time faculty with disciplinary training in criminology, geography, urban studies, psychology, law, and sociology who are committed to a broad and inclusive interdisciplinary approach to the study of criminal justice. We are interested in fostering both critical and applied scholarship. The Department has over 600 undergraduate majors, a strong Honours program, and launched a new MA program in 2018. We seek candidates with demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching. A commitment to collegiality and self-governance is also important. The successful candidate will teach Research Methods courses and labs in Criminal Justice (which are comprised of both methodology and statistics), as well as coordinate field placements and research field practicum courses in our undergraduate program. Other undergraduate teaching may be assigned based on experience and expertise.

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. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity 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 one of Canada’s leading post-secondary liberal arts institutions. The University of Winnipeg 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.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, official transcripts of all graduate level work, and three letters of reference.

Applications must be submitted online via The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system. For details on how to submit your application, please visit our Human Resources website and under the Employment category, choose the Faculty Employment position vacancies option.

Candidates should arrange for the three letters of reference and the official transcripts of all graduate level work to be sent directly to Dr. Steven Kohm at:
Dr. Steven Kohm
Chair, Department of Criminal Justice
The University of Winnipeg
s.kohm@uwinnipeg.ca

Closing date for receipt of applications is February 8, 2019, or until such time as the position is filled.